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Mathematics Teacher - Full-time

Borden Grammar School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-4527-275T
  • Posted:20/09/2022
  • Pay:UPS/MPS
  • Start Date:1 January 2023
  • App Close Date:07/10/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed

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Full-time Teacher of Mathematics – January 2023

 

Information for Applicants

Borden Grammar School is committed to developing minds and changing futures, by  providing students in Swale with every advantage that a selective community school can offer. Our Borden values of kindness, creativity, resilience, courageousness and respect are underpinned by our strong belief in the importance of effort - “striving forward together”. We would expect the successful candidate to model these values and to join us in our journey, with drive and determination, to achieve the best for all the students you teach.

That the school has recently secured another good Ofsted judgement is also reflected in the improvements shown within the Maths department during this period. Mathematics is both a popular and successful subject at Borden. The Key Stage 4 curriculum is innovative in that Further Mathematics and Statistics are currently offered as option subjects, take-up is strong. Within Key Stage 5 Further Mathematics is taught in addition to Mathematics which is an ever popular option. Extra-curricular projects and visits are commonplace and established across every key stage. The successful candidate would be expected to not only share but contribute to this ethos. 

The post is equally suited to somebody seeking to join the profession or looking for career development by securing a new post.  Most importantly you will want to make a significant contribution to the quality of education boys receive at this school.

Application process

Applicants should apply by 12:00pm on Friday 7 October and should be aware that the school will consider the merit of early applications if the quality of early applications necessitates such a response.  Candidates who are currently in post should submit their application at the earliest possible opportunity to facilitate the interview process.

If you would like to apply, please return a fully completed application form, leaving no gaps in employment, to Ms Lara Bateman, Headteacher's PA at lbateman@bordengrammar.kent.sch.uk . Please do not submit a CV but feel free to provide a letter of application as a continuation of the application form.

“Borden Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.”

Information about the school

Borden is a vibrant and purposeful grammar school for boys. The school is part of a thriving post-16 partnership and has female students in the Sixth Form. Borden provides a stimulating learning environment for its students and is committed to their protection and safety. Borden became an Academy in January 2012. Borden is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our Borden values of kindness, creativity, resilience, courageousness and respect are underpinned by our strong belief in the importance of effort - “striving forward together”.

Borden Grammar is committed to:

• Challenging and inspiring our students to achieve their personal aspirations. • Encouraging the pursuit of excellence in academic, sporting and cultural spheres. • Providing a caring environment that enables our students to thrive socially and academically. • Maximising the advantage, that being a boys’ grammar school can bring to our students, our parents, our local community and beyond.

The school underwent successful Ofsted Inspections in November 2016 and November 2021. The inspectors concluded that:

• All staff share the Headteacher’s ambitious vision which focuses on the achievement of every student within a highly supportive and harmonious community. • Parents, staff and students are exceptionally positive about the standards of behaviour and safety in the school. • Students arrive at their lessons hungry to learn and engage enthusiastically with classroom activities. • The relationship between teachers and students is a particularly strong feature of the school and helps to ensure that there is an exceptionally positive climate for learning.

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Candidates should understand that when submitting their application form they are giving consent to the following: • All application forms and supporting statements are held on all candidates for six months and are shredded thereafter; • The successful candidate’s application and employment records will be kept for six years after their termination of employment; • Employees details are shared with appropriate third parties such as Teachers’ Pensions, Human Resources, etc.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.