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Teacher of Maths

Contract Term: Part Time, Permanent

Salary: MPS/UPS

Closing Date: 22 May 2024, 09:00

Interview Date: Friday 24 May 2024

Commencement Date: September 2024

We require a talented, dynamic and passionate mathematician where pedagogy and progress are rooted in their practice.  This post may be of interest to newly qualified teachers or experienced colleagues who wish to join a thriving and successful school.

The Mathematics department at the Fernwood School consists of 16 teaching staff. The staff are committed to the providing all students with the opportunities to thrive in their fluency, reasoning and problem solving, which is encouraged throughout key stage 3 and 4. The development of pedagogy at The Fernwood School is something we are deeply passionate about and it continues to be a development in our practice.

Our commitment to this is embodied in our curriculum at key stage 3 with students starting their journey with us in mixed attainment groups. This has been a highly successful endeavour, which will continue to develop and improve as we reflect on the curriculum each year. The successful candidate would wholeheartedly support this strategy with commitment and passion.

The Mathematics department continues to improve its contributions to the success of the school through examination results with Grades 9 – 5 and 9 – 7 improving year on year since the introduction of the new GCSE. The department also contributes a positive and increasing progress 8 score. We, at the Fernwood School, wholeheartedly believe in the notion that ‘Every child a mathematician’ and therefore teach our students in ways that allow them to embed and deeply understand concepts which enables them to make connections across many different topics within and outside the subject.

The Governors and staff are committed to continuous improvement and welcome applications from candidates with drive and determination to work in an environment that inspires and challenges students of all abilities and from all backgrounds.

The Fernwood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Services check along with other relevant employment checks.  In addition, this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a Self-Disclosure is required for all applicants shortlisted for interview.  Online searches will be carried out on all shortlisted applicants as part of due diligence checks.

Please return your completed application form, together with your letter of application (no more than 2 sides of A4, font size 11) explaining how your skills, qualities and experience would enable you to be successful in the role to the Headteacher, Mr C Gell, and the HR Manager, Mrs H Wallis, by post or by email to recruitment@fernwood.school.


The Fernwood School
Goodwood Road, Wollaton
Nottingham, NG8 2FT

0115 9286326