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Testbourne Community School

Teacher of Mathematics

Closing date: 21/06/2024 at 12:00

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time

Key Stage: KS3/KS4

Salary Type: MPR / UPR

Salary Details: MPR / UPR (recruitment and retention incentive of £5k available for the successful candidate)

Hours of Work: Full time (part-time and flexible working requests may be accommodated)

Location of Role: Testbourne Community School

Contact e-mail address: [email protected]

Job/Person Summary

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and inspirational Teacher of Mathematics to join a supportive, committed and very successful department.  This post is suitable for either an experienced teacher or an ECT seeking to start their career in a caring and supportive team with expertise in training and development.  Part-time and flexible working requests may be accommodated, and a recruitment and retention payment may be available for an exceptional candidate. 

Testbourne Community School, an 11-16 comprehensive school, which provides a forward thinking, outward looking and vibrant learning environment. We pride ourselves on the strength of staff and student relationships and we have a strong community at the heart of our ethos.  Our shared philosophy is embodied by our strapline ‘Achievement, Excellence, Integrity.’ 

We highly value our staff and expect teaching staff to exercise their professional judgement in how they teach. We are dedicated to professional learning and you will be supported to develop into a highly competent teacher with a deep understanding of effective teaching strategies. 

“I really enjoy working at Testbourne. Not only are the students enthusiastic in their learning and respectful of teachers, Senior Leadership are supportive, caring and value their staff. I have been given numerous opportunities to develop and progress in my career, and since starting a young family have been supported in working part-time whilst maintaining responsibilities.”

To get a sense of what it is like to be part of our team, please see the Working with Us - Testbourne Community School section on our website for genuine quotes from our staff. 

Testbourne is a high performing school, with students achieving excellent results for Summer 2023. 74% achieved a ‘standard’ pass of grade 4 and above in English and Maths combined.  Almost a quarter of students achieved the top grades, 9-7, in both English and Maths.  An excellent total of 90 grade 9s were achieved by our year 11s across their subjects.  Progress 8 was +0.04.

Mathematics achieved 78% Grade 9-4, with 28% of those being Grade 9-7. 

The successful candidate will:

In return we: 

Application Procedure

Closing Date for Applications: Noon on Friday 21st June 2024

We reserve the right to interview and appoint candidates before the closing date or scheduled interviews where applicable.

Application forms and further details are available from the school website www.testbourne.school or alternatively contact [email protected]

Safer Recruitment

Testbourne Community School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

About us

Address: Micheldever Road, Whitchurch, Hampshire, RG28 7JF

Telephone: 01256 892061

Website: http://www.testbourne.school

Application form