Teacher of Mathematics (Easter 2020 and September 2020 start) - Walsall Academy

Area: Mathematics (Teaching)
Management Level: General Teaching
Closing date for applications: 13/12/2019

Position Description

  • QTS status
  • Qualification to the equivalent of degree level in Maths or a related subject
  • Knowledge and understanding of Maths at KS3, KS4, and strategies that improve understanding
  • Good classroom practitioner with evidence of setting appropriate expectations to advance learning and engage and motivate students
  • Ability to encourage and maintain a good standard of discipline in the classroom through well focused teaching, positive relationships and good classroom management
  • Ability to use appropriately a range of teaching and learning strategies for whole classes, individuals and groups which stimulate, challenge, engage and motivate students
  • Ability to set clear and appropriate targets, feed back to students and make use of assessment information to promote each student’s attainment and progress, and to plan future lessons
  • Ability to reflect on own practice
  • Ability to differentiate tasks appropriately
  • Secure knowledge and understanding of the knowledge, concepts and skills in teaching Maths
  • Determination to encourage the highest quality of learning experience for all students
  • A commitment to equal opportunities
  • Ability to establish good and productive working relationships, and work well in a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively to staff, students, parents, orally and in writing
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Able to empathise with young people and yet be firm, fair and consistent when dealing with them
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality
  • Ability to work in and to lead a team
  • Enthusiasm, personal dynamism, edge and stamina
  • Sense of humour and perspective
  • Ambition
  • Personal presence