Teacher of Mathematics to Years 4 to 8

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Teacher of Mathematics to Years 4 to 8

Location
London, Greater London
College
Devonshire House Preparatory School
Hours
Full Time
Salary
TBC
Posted
10th February 2020
Start Date
1st September 2020
Expires
16th March 2020 11:04 AM
Contract Term
Permanent
Job ID
1087699
Job Reference
USMathsSept20
Start date
1st September 2020
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Teacher of Mathematics to Years 4 to 8

Some experience of preparing children for examinations to London Day Schools and ISEB 13+ Common Entrance is preferred.

The successful candidate will also take on the role of Form Teacher.

An exciting opportunity to join a thriving co-educational preparatory school in Hampstead from September 2020.

To apply for the post, please click the 'Apply Now' button below.

Closing date for completed applications; Thursday 27th February

Interviews taking place on Wednesday 4th March 2020

JOB DESCRIPTION

Teacher of Mathematics to Years 4 to 8

TEACHING

  1. To teach the subject or subjects agreed to the relevant years, as agreed with the Headmistress and Deputy Head Academic.
  2. To prepare schemes of work, termly plans and weekly lesson plans for his or her specialist subject linking to the National Curriculum at the appropriate levels as indicated by the Devonshire House Syllabus.
  3. To take on the role of Form Tutor to a class as agreed with the Headmistress and Deputy Head Academic. To be responsible for the pastoral care of the children in that class, including the teaching of the school’s PSHEE syllabus.
  4. To liaise with other teachers in parallel classes to ensure consistency across the curriculum.
  5. To teach lessons at the times stipulated on the school timetable.
  6. To promote and safeguard pupils’ welfare.
  7. To maintain order and good discipline among pupils and safeguard their health and safety.
  8. To set, mark and record work done in school and for homework.
  9. To carry out all other duties, in and out of the classroom, including out of school activities and outings, care of the environment, display and overall care.
  10. To make regular assessments of pupils’ attainment and progress and enter pupils half termly grades on the academic database.
  11. To write reports on pupils’ attainment and progress twice per year.
  12. To attend parents’ evenings to discuss pupils’ progress with parents.
  13. To organise and run at least one extra-curricular club per term.

PROFESSIONAL DUTIES

  1. To attend to any other matters as detailed in the Staff Handbook.
  2. To attend staff meetings to discuss curriculum, pastoral and other matters.
  3. To be familiar with and to follow guidelines as set out in the school staff policy documents, with particular reference to Child Protection and to Health and Safety.
  4. To attend weekly staff briefings.
  5. To supervise, or, in other ways cover, the class or duties of a colleague on short-term absence.
  6. To take assemblies on a periodic basis.
  7. To promote a good standard of pastoral care.
  8. To share in the pastoral duties on rota basis, e.g. break and lunchtime duties.
  9. To attend other School Events in the course of the year such as Parents Evenings, School Fairs, and Carol Concerts.
  10. Periodically to review programmes of work and methods of teaching.
  11. To attend courses to develop professional skills.

GENERAL

  1. To work in a co-operative, diplomatic and flexible manner.
  2. To foster and maintain good working relationships, acting as a courteous, friendly and business-like member of the school team.
  3. To maintain good practice in terms of staff attendance, discipline and professional attitude in the school.
  4. To keep the Headmistress and Deputy Heads informed of any relevant matters concerning pupils or staff.
  5. To work with the administrative staff in order to ensure the smooth running of the school on a day-to-day basis and on special occasions.
  6. To undertake such additional duties as might be reasonably requested by the Headmistress or other authorised person.
  7. Elements of this job description may be re-negotiated periodically.

Full job description & specification attached.

Devonshire House Preparatory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

If the candidate has lived in a country other than the UK for a period of 3 months or more since the age of 18, a foreign criminal policy check will be required irrespective of whether they worked in those countries. Devonshire House Preparatory School is an equal opportunities employer.

To apply for the post, please click the 'Apply Now' button below.

Closing date for completed applications; Thursday 27th February

Interviews taking place on Wednesday 4th March 2020

Attachments

Safeguarding Statement:

Devonshire House Preparatory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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