Teacher of Mathematics

For September 2020

Salary range: MPS2 – UPS3 / £26,298 - £40,490 per annum

With NQTs starting on M2/£26,298 subject to successful completion of professional review.

Cheney School is a popular, high-performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn and to be challenged. You can read the outcome of our recent Ofsted inspection here: Ofsted Report and a welcome message from our Head of School here: Head's Welcome

The school is part of the Community Schools Alliance Trust - a small MAT with one secondary school, one primary school and another due to open in September 2020. The Trust’s common vision is to improve every learner’s life chances.

If you are a passionate and knowledgeable maths teacher committed to truly comprehensive education, we think there is nowhere better to teach maths than Cheney School. A fantastic and diverse student body, a brilliant team of teachers and technicians who are as supportive as you'll ever find and leadership in the department that is focussed on great teaching, the science of learning and excellent behaviour.

Our priority is to give every student who walks through our doors the best maths education they can get, whatever their starting point or background. We are mindful of staff wellbeing and continually aim to maximise student learning without increasing workload. We create and share resources, quiz students often, and set homework online that is marked automatically. We develop great relationships with our students and communicate regularly with their parents.

We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities. We are also mindful of the competing demands people face in their lives and are happy to consider part-time applications. If you are not familiar with Oxfordshire, we would recommend that you take a look at: Living in Oxfordshire – Information for Teachers

The Mathematics Faculty at Cheney School is a vibrant and successful Faculty. We are looking for an inspirational and innovative teacher with a real passion for ensuring engagement in learning for all students to join our expanding, effective and well-resourced department.

You will need to be able to demonstrate that you:

  • are passionate about raising levels of engagement and achievement;
  • have the determination to be outstanding in your own classroom teaching;
  • want to make a positive difference by going the extra mile for the benefit of your students;
  • have the desire and enthusiasm to play an active and collaborative role in contributing to a strong culture of sharing best practice, resources and ideas;
  • have the interpersonal and leadership skills required to inspire and motivate students;
  • are keen and able to embed enjoyment and success in learning.

If you would like more information about the role, please contact Saima Hussain, Head of Mathematics, at: shu@cheney.oxon.sch.uk

Payment is on Teacher Main Scale or Upper Pay scale.

The position comes with membership of a comprehensive Healthcare Benefits Plan.

How to Apply:

Please complete our online application form. This will open in a new window.

If you have any questions about the application form or the recruitment process do not hesitate to contact us at: vacancies@cheney.oxon.sch.uk

The Community Schools Alliance Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check before taking up the post, along with pre-employment safeguarding checks.

Closing date: 8am on Wednesday, 3 June

Interviews (by Google Hangouts if schools still closed): W/c Monday, 8 June