At Kedleston Group, our vision is simple, every provision we operate will be recognised as outstanding in every way. We will never be the biggest, but we will lead, and others will follow.
About the role:
As Maths Lead Teacher at Brookways School, you will be an integral part of our team who put the children at the heart of everything we do. You will plan, assess and deliver outstanding Maths lessons to children age 7 to 17 using proven methods and approaches that enable all children to learn, whilst ensuring that pastoral needs are also met. You will establish excellent relationships with the wider staff team, parents and carers and inspire trust and confidence in pupils, colleagues, families and other professionals.
You hold QTS or QTLS and have recent experience of teaching Maths across a range of key stages, ideally with experience of working with children with SEND and ASC. Igniting a passion for Maths through highly engaging and motivating lessons comes naturally to you, as does building trusting connections with children of all ages. You are firmly committed to making a difference to the lives and education of children with special needs, supporting them to learn, develop and overcome any barriers they might encounter.
We very much welcome applications from Maths teachers wishing to transition from mainstream to working with smaller groups of students in special education. We will help you build your expertise and confidence to deliver high quality, lively and effective classroom teaching in an autism-friendly way through our ongoing package of training, CPD and one to one supervision.
Why work for us?
In addition to a competitive salary and enhanced pension contributions for qualified teachers we offer:
- a comprehensive induction programme and continued professional development and training
- fantastic support from your line managers and SLT who will develop you and want to see you succeed in your career
- £500 refer-a-friend bonus, OFSTED bonus, life assurance
- cycle to work scheme, laptop loans, discounts on cinema trips, electronics, fashion, home and garden, travel, groceries, gifts, utilities, health and fitness
- birthday treats, long service and employee of the month awards
- employee assistance and counselling service, wellbeing support and advice, optional flu jab
- state of the art building with well-equipped classrooms, excellent resources and modern facilities
- ECT programme with dedicated mentor for 1st and 2nd Year ECTs
- a friendly, passionate team committed to getting the best outcomes for our young people
Brookways School, part of Kedleston Group, is an independent specialist day school in North Cheam, for children and young people aged between the ages of 7 and 16. We provide a safe learning environment for pupils living with autism (ASC), mainly Asperger s Syndrome and higher functioning autism, who also face other challenges such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), dyslexia and pathological demand avoidance (PDA).
We look for people to join our staff team who have the creativity and enthusiasm needed to deliver the best outcomes for the children and young people.
Kedleston Group Limited is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. Safeguarding is everyone s responsibility. You will be expected to engage in annual safeguarding training, be familiar with key policies and ensure you know the steps to take should you be made aware of a safeguarding or child protection concern. You will remain vigilant and act swiftly if you have concerns about a child and be an appropriate role model for both children and colleagues at all times.
The successful candidate is required to provide references and will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS check. We will ask you to complete a criminal self-declaration form, and we will conduct online searches for information that is publicly available. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES:
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