Currently seeking a Lead Maths Practitioner for September 2018.
Salary: Dependent on skills and previous experience
Required: September 2018
Contract/Duration: Permanent, Full Time
Location: London Borough of Lewisham, London
Closing Date: 9am on Monday, 12th March 2018
Are you a highly motivated, progressive and outstanding classroom practitioner who is looking for a new challenge? Do you have a real passion and desire to enthuse pupils with your own love of your subject?
If yes, then we would like to offer you the opportunity to work with us here at St Matthew Academy, Lewisham, at this exciting time on our journey to Outstanding.
We seek to appoint a highly qualified, driven and successful Lead Practitioner of Maths to join our Academy. This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding practitioner to make a significant impact on the quality of teaching and learning, and behaviour for learning across the Academy.
With responsibility for improving the quality of teaching and learning, within your own department first, and Academy wide secondly, you will be accountable for ensuring the very highest learning experience for all pupils. You will play a key role in our Teaching and Learning team, leading on high quality and bespoke inset, coaching individual teachers, leading by example with beginner teachers, and working with the senior team to improve Academy wide strategies and policy.
This role offers an exciting prospect for a candidate to take full advantage of the unique opportunities that our all-through academy brings. We welcome applications from experienced Maths practitioners.
St Matthew Academy is a diverse, vibrant Catholic all-through school for girls and boys aged 3 to 16, where there are high expectations for everyone in our community. At St Matthew Academy our school motto is 'let your light shine' and we ensure that we live this vision every day at the academy by encouraging, promoting and celebrating success with all of our pupils in everything that they do. Our academy is situated between Blackheath and Lewisham in South East London, benefitting from excellent public transport and road links to all parts of London and Kent. Our magnificent buildings offer state of the art resources and the latest technology. Our primary and secondary phases are situated on one site allowing a truly unique all through setting with opportunities for transition, collegiate working and subject development.
The successful candidate will be in sympathy with our Catholic ethos, passionate about enabling every child to exceed expectation, well organised and able to support teaching. Candidates who have extremely high expectations for themselves, pupils and staff; engage pupils with their enthusiasm for learning and keen to take a full and active role in the life of the school are strongly encouraged to apply.
* Fantastic pupils with enormous potential
* Staff who are supportive towards each other and enjoy working collaboratively with one another
* A personalised programme of professional development and coaching for teachers and support staff
* Strong links with our outstanding partner schools, giving opportunities for unrivalled promotion, collaboration and CPD
* A fully equipped gym and fitness suite that is well used and free for staff
* Season ticket loan and a Cycle to work scheme
We welcome visits to our Academy, If you wish to book in a time to visit us please email us at You can also visit www.stmatthewacademy.co.uk for more information.
To apply please complete the following:
An Academy Teaching Application Form
An Academy Monitoring Form
A cover letter expressing your interest in the role and why you are a suitable candidate
These documents will need to be returned to Benjamin Evans at (CVs are not accepted). Benjamin can also be contacted on for further information. Your application is a direct permanent application to St Matthew Academy, Hays is our recruitment partner and manages our permanent appointments.
Closing Date: 9am on Monday, 12th March 2018 (Interviews to be held on Friday 16th March 2018).
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