The governors seek to appoint an enthusiastic and ambitious member of staff to join our thriving Mathematics department from September 2021. In addition to teaching Years 7-11, the ability and eagerness to teach the subject at A Level is essential. There is also the opportunity for a suitable candidate to teach A Level Further Maths.
We offer an exciting opportunity in an exceptional team and a school that is passionate about mathematics as a subject; the Mathematics Department is a crucial part of our commitment to being a world-leading institution.
Reading School is a selective boys’ state school located in central Reading. Mathematics is the most popular subject in the school at A Level, with approximately 170 boys studying A Level Maths in each year group, of whom around 70 also take Further Maths.
All Key Stage 4 pupils’ study Higher GCSE Edexcel, with approximately 100 students also taking the OCR freestanding additional mathematics qualification. Years 7 and 8 follow the national curriculum with students given the opportunity to apply their knowledge through problem solving challenges.
We encourage all students to participate in the UKMT Mathematics Challenges and regularly have students qualifying for the follow-on rounds. This is made possible by our teachers providing an environment in which students are encouraged to think and problem-solve creatively.
Closing date: Monday 19 April 2021.
Reading School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check.