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Part-Time or Full-Time Teacher of Mathematics - Full-time/Part-time

Borden Grammar School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-4527-339T
  • Posted:20/02/2024
  • Pay:MPS/ UPS
  • Start Date:September or Easter 2024
  • App Close Date:11/03/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed

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Teacher of Mathematics

To start: 1 September 2024 or Easter 2024 start is possible

Part-time or Full-Time position available

 

Information for Applicants

Would you like to work in a “harmonious community” where “pupils are keen to learn and respectful to all”? (Ofsted, November 2021). Our Borden values of kindness, creativity, resilience, courageousness and respect are underpinned by our strong belief in the importance of effort, underlined by our school motto “striving forward together”. The successful candidate will be expected to model these values and to join us in our journey, with drive and determination, to improve the life chances for all the students we teach.

Mathematics is both a popular and successful subject at Borden.  Further Mathematics and Statistics are currently offered as option subjects at Key Stage 4, whilst Further Mathematics and Statistics are taught in addition to Mathematics at Key Stage 5. The successful candidate will therefore be joining a popular and successful department of specialists focused on pedagogical improvement and passionate about creating a love for their subject. Extra-curricular projects and visits are also commonplace and established across every key stage.

The post is equally suited to somebody seeking to join the profession or looking for career development by securing a new post.  Borden does a great deal to consider the wellbeing of its staff (see below) and the successful candidate can be confident that Borden is an enjoyable, inspirational and supportive place to work.

We are a school that cares for its staff as well as students. As an example, here are some of the things we offer:

  • Free Benenden Healthcare, flu jabs, counselling and therapy dog,
  • Parking available on site for all staff and members of the cycle to work scheme,
  • Wellbeing charter signatories with an active wellbeing and workload committee,
  • No more than one directed meeting a week and early finishes before events.

 

Application process

Applicants should apply by 12:00pm on Monday 11 March and should be aware that the school will consider the merit of early applications and close the advert sooner 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 (available on our website). to Mrs Lara Wilton, 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.

Benefits of Working at Borden Grammar School

We care about our staff's personal and professional wellbeing and are pleased to offer the following benefits:

● Benenden Healthcare paid for by the school ● Counselling and mental wellbeing support service ● Cycle to work scheme ● Free and adequate parking for all staff ● Free flu jabs ● Therapy dog ● Wellbeing charter signatories with an active wellbeing committee ● No more than one directed meeting a week and early finishes before events. ● More than minimum PPA time provided to all teaching staff

GDPR UK Summary Notice:

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.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Lara Wilton
  • Address:Borden Grammar School, Avenue Of Remembrance, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4DB
  • Telephone: 01795 424192
  • Email: lbateman@bordengrammar.kent.sch.uk

Documents

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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 Education.