Wellington College is one of the world’s leading co-educational boarding and day schools located in rural Berkshire set in a stunning 400 acre campus, home to a blend of breathtaking original architecture and modern state-of-the-art facilities to provide the best possible education environment for our pupils.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Maths PG Teacher to join the team who has a love of education to encourage all students to make progress in this subject no matter their ability.
It is anticipated that the successful candidate will have an interest in a teaching career in the future, as this role would act as an excellent stepping stone towards that end, many incumbents have gone on to secure permanent teaching positions. For the right candidate there may be the potential to support a Teaching Apprenticeship leading to Qualified Teacher status. Overall, we are looking for individuals who foster a passion for learning and who can demonstrate an ability, and genuine desire, to develop pupils to their fullest potential.
You will join on a Fixed Term basis, with the view to progress to a permanent position and in return we will offer you a competitive salary and benefits package including a free lunch whilst on duty, subsidised membership to the Wellington Health & Fitness Club, contribution to the Teacher’s pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, enhanced Maternity/Paternity scheme, Private Medical Insurance and free parking.
Key responsibilities (Please see JD for full requirements):
In addition to the general duties of a PG teacher at Wellington, the post holder is expected to:
- Teach a reduced timetable allocation, which will likely include responsibility for 4 or 5 classes with a total of approximately 18-20 lessons of 55 minutes in a twelve-day timetable cycle
- Play a role in the extra-curricular life of the Department, including contributing to off-timetable workshops, extension programmes, pre-university seminars, trips and competitions
- Make a positive contribution to the efficient running of the Department, including setting and marking examinations, attending departmental meetings, undertaking administrative and other tasks as delegated by the Head of Department
- Enhance the quality of teaching and learning in the Department and wider College through sharing resources and good practice, lesson observation, collaborative teaching and active participation in continuing professional development
- Support the boarding houses with some overnight duties
What we are looking for:
- Good level degree in this subject or another directly related subject or a suitable Post Graduate qualification
- Thorough knowledge of the material covered in the Curriculum of this subject
- Teaching experience at A/IB level
- Awareness of Safeguarding requirements and good practice within a boarding school setting
- Involvement in extra-curricular activities (professional, amateur or voluntary)
- Experience managing and leading groups of students/young people.
- Experience producing teaching materials
Closing date: Sunday 4 June 2023
Wellington College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.
All applicants must have a valid right to work in the UK and must be able to produce supporting documents.