Teacher of Mathematics, Recruitment & Retention Allowance

Job type: Teacher of Mathematics (full or part time)
Salary: MPS / UPR (R&R)
Start date: April 2024 flexible
Apply by: Wednesday 21st February (3.20pm)

Are you an ambitious and talented Mathematics teacher who wants to teach in a vibrant school?  We wish to appoint a motivated and creative teacher with a genuine passion for maximising the potential of every student.  A recruitment and retention allowance may also be available to a suitable candidate, depending on experience and expertise.

If appointed, you will be part of a successful department working with an enthusiastic team of highly committed teachers who strive to provide the best education and extra-curricular opportunities for our students.

The successful applicant will be a talented, innovative practitioner with a passion for their subject and will have the skills to plan and implement an engaging Mathematics curriculum.

To join our team: 

  • you will be committed to ensuring students make their very best progress, through planning and delivering engaging lessons that will inspire our learners to succeed across KS3, KS4 and KS5.
  • you will support, challenge and engage students by enriching their learning experience and maximising their potential.

This post is equally suitable for Early Career Teachers and those with more experience.  For candidates currently training to teach, a flexible start date may be considered enabling the successful candidate to take up post immediately upon completion of teacher training.

Who are we?

Weatherhead High School is a large 11 to 18 oversubscribed girls’ comprehensive school with approximately 1540 students on roll.  There is an excellent mixed Sixth Form with nearly 300 students.  We have a PAN of 254 for each year group from Year 7 to 11 and is the school of choice for girls in Wallasey and the surrounding area.

The facilities are amongst the best in the country – we have an excellent building, which really enhances teaching & learning as well as our extra-curricular provision. Students and teachers benefit from well-presented classrooms, excellent creative arts and sports facilities and up-to-date ICT provision.  The school is located close to the M53 and the Wallasey Tunnel, and is easily accessible from Liverpool and Cheshire by car or public transport.

Students are both engaged and engaging; they enjoy learning and are warm and enthusiastic about the opportunities offered to them.  Staff work hard and are well rewarded.  There is a great team spirit amongst the staff and a strong emphasis is placed on professional growth and development.

We were judged to be an Ofsted ‘Good’ provider in our recent inspection in November 2022.  During the inspection, inspectors commented that Weatherhead High School is a happy and friendly learning community.  Pupils, students in the Sixth Form and staff are proud to belong to this school.  Relationships between staff and pupils are strong.’

How to apply?

For further information about the school and this opportunity, please visit our website at www.weatherheadhigh.co.uk/join-us/work-with-us or telephone / email the school (for the attention of Mrs Finn, HR Manager).

Tel:       0151 631 4000

Email:   [email protected]

Please complete the application form, including the names and addresses of two referees, and submit it with a letter of application to the Headteacher (addressing the criteria set out in the person specification and of no more than two sides in length).  The application form and letter must be submitted via the school’s TES portal, email or post.   Please note we are only able to accept our standard completed application forms.

Apply by: Wednesday 21st February (3.20pm)

Weatherhead High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.  Weatherhead High School is an Equal Opportunities Employer and positively welcomes applications from all people regardless of their sex, creed, marital status, race, age, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

 ‘This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974.’