Teacher of Mathematics

(Outer London Main or Upper Scale PLUS SEN Allowance (A TLR may be available for a suitably experienced candidate))
Location: Carew Academy, Church Road, Wallington, SM6 7NH Hours: Full Time

Closing Date: 08/11/2021


Job Description

Start date: Required for January 2022

Contract: Fixed term for 1 year

Our curriculum is different. Our younger students have enrichment activities every afternoon which include Rock Climbing, Swimming, Horse Riding and a huge range of other activities, our older students can choose from a wide variety of options, alongside a focus on careers education and life after Carew Academy.

Teacher Job Description

Person Specification

We are looking for someone with drive, creativity and a passion for teaching and supporting young people to achieve their best. Your teaching background is not important; what is important is that you have high expectations, love a challenge, and have a determination to make a difference to the lives of our superb students. You will also need to be highly resilient to deal with a wide variety of young people, some of whom display challenging behaviour.

We are looking for someone with a love for numeracy who is capable of teaching Mathematics from Year 7 to Year 13. Our students complete GCSEs, Functional Skills and Entry Level Qualifications.

Teacher Person Specification

Further Information

Carew Academy is an Outstanding school, for pupils between the ages of 7 and 19 who have moderate learning difficulties or a diagnosis of ASD. With 250 students we have a unique family ethos and staff can get to know every child as an individual!

To support staff wellbeing, we have ‘Marking Mondays’ and ‘Wellbeing Wednesdays’. This means we focus on getting all our marking done during school time, an achievable task with a maximum of 12 students in each class. Each half term we have a Wellbeing Wednesday – in more ‘normal’ times we have held staff BBQs and Easter Egg hunts!

Carew achieved an Outstanding Ofsted judgement in January 2020, so this is an exciting time to be joining us, with lots of opportunities for career development within our wider family of Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust.

Application Guidance

If you love your subject and have a passion for supporting students with SEN to make rapid progress, then Carew Academy is the place for you! We strongly encourage Covid-19 secure visits to the school to get a feel of whether it is the right place for you. Please contact me directly, James Kearns (Principal) by email JKearns@carewacademy.org, giving your contact details and requesting a conversation about the role, and I will call back.

To apply, please click here. You will be redirected to apply via our online TES portal.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered, nor will agency candidates.

Carew Academy – Let’s show what we can do.

Closing Date:               9am on Monday 8th November 2021    

Carew Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS safeguarding check.

Appointments made will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Carew is an amazing school for our son, he now shines academically and his social skills are outstanding since being part of Carew.  Most of all they understand his needs and support him daily.

Parent Feedback

 

Latest News

South London swimming gala

On Monday 9th January 2023, 6 students represented Carew Academy at the Panathlon – South London swimming gala. They competed in both individual and team events, with all the students gaining first place. Carew Academy came first overall and the …

Read more

Crystal Palace vs Newcastle United Treat

We were honoured to be given tickets to sit in the Executive Box for the Crystal Palace vs Newcastle United game on Saturday 21st January. The 5 students who attended looked in the club shop, enjoyed the fan zone and …

Read more

Badminton Trip

Key Stage 3 and 4 students attended a SSSSA Badminton fixture on the 18th & 19th February. Both teams played exceptionally well and were proud of the teamwork and sportsmanship they showed throughout the event.

Read more

Linking Together

We were delighted to host students from The Link Secondary School (also part of Orchard Hill College Academy Trust) for a session called ‘investigating resistance’. The students began by incorporating a range of materials into their circuits and measuring the …

Read more