Thank you for your interest in the post of Maths Teacher at Five Acres High School, one of the top 5% of schools nationally for progress. This is an excellent opportunity for a committed person to join a successful forward-looking school and a dynamic community. This is a school that will give you an opportunity to demonstrate you are remarkable.
The Mathematics department at Five Acres is made up of 1 very experienced full-time head of department, 2 outstanding young professional teachers in their third year of teaching and 1 incredible trainee. We also have a superb HLTA assigned specifically to Mathematics. The team is innovative, enthusiastic and supportive, dedicated to instilling a love of Mathematics in our students. The Mathematics Department builds on pupils’ prior learning, using a stringent knowledge-led approach, with a focus on developing our pupils’ understanding and ability to transfer those skills. Excellent use is made of objective data to set demanding targets and monitor progress. The department has been highly successful over the last 5 years. Constantly hitting 80% for grade 4+ but more importantly a very high Progress 8 score for all levels of ability. The last published figures put the maths results at Five Acres within the top 4% in the country.
The success of the mathematics team is embedded through collaboration and all working to the same goal. Everyone has a voice and we work independently so we all have equal ownership on how we move forward as a department.
Greenshaw Learning Trust Employee Benefits
We are a proud member of the Greenshaw Learning Trust, a ‘family’ of like-minded schools, that collaborate to provide mutual support, share their good practice and learn from each other, whilst retaining and developing their own distinctive character.
The Greenshaw Learning Trust recognises that our employees are our most important asset and we are aware that
the quality and commitment of our employees is critical to our success. We offer all our employees the following
- Excellent CPD opportunities and career progression.
- Employer Contributions to Teachers Pension Scheme.
- Cycle to work scheme.
- Gym membership scheme.
- Employee Assistance Programme.
- Eye Care Voucher scheme.
If you would like an opportunity to visit our school, please contact the School to arrange a suitable time.
The completed online application form should be accompanied by a personal statement of suitability of no more than 2 sides of A4. In the application form and personal statement, you should demonstrate how you meet the requirements set out in the Person Specification. Please include specific examples which support your application.
Please note we do not accept CVs.
Closing date: 9am, Friday 12 March 2021
Interviews will be held: Week commencing 15 March 2021
Five Acres High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people therefore this appointment will be subject to vetting, including an enhanced DBS disclosure.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Candidates will be interviewed by colleagues trained in safer recruitment.