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Teacher of Mathematics

Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Contract type: Minimum 0.8

Salary: Main Pay Scale/UPS

Job starts: Negotiable with successful candidate

Closing date: 12 noon, Monday 31st January

Suitable for ECTs: Yes

 We are an outstanding, coeducational grammar school.  Our Vision - to pioneer a grammar school education which equips the visionaries of tomorrow. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious teacher to join our excellent maths team. The department has a history of outstanding academic results and maths is one of our most popular subjects at A level. The role will include the teaching of KS3, 4 and 5.

 We can offer you:

  • an outstanding school full of students who are committed to learning 
  • a welcoming team committed to staff well-being and professional development
  • a vibrant community in which staff and students thrive through a commitment to academic study, a passion for creative arts, a drive for sporting endeavour and a devotion to championing personal development

We would like you to:

  • fully commit to our Vision, Mission and Values (see above and below)
  • have high expectations of yourself, and our students
  • be committed to improving the life chances of young people
  • be willing to commit to life beyond the academic curriculum 

SHFGS Mission:

  • We build a diverse community of inquisitive young minds and deliver a contemporary grammar school education which challenges and inspires.
  • We give our students the stimuli to spark their imagination and encourage them to ‘think big’, both inside and outside the classroom.
  • We create an environment where challenge is welcomed.  We motivate our students to push their boundaries, to explore something new and to emerge as visionary young adults.

SHFGS Values:

Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School: ‘Working Together to Inspire, Challenge and Achieve’

  • We build resilience… bouncing back takes courage. We develop a resolute mindset in each of our students and foster a willingness to take calculated risks, without fear of failure.
  • We encourage reciprocity… there is strength in the pack. We champion the exchange of wisdom and guidance between our students, to ensure they grow both individually and as a collective.
  • We grow resourcefulness… deeper roots; greater fruits. We motivate our students to investigate every resource and inspiration available to them in their pursuit of fresh knowledge.
  • We nurture reflection… thinking back is moving forwards. We invite our students to be mindful and self-aware, and to continually adapt their practice, balancing the pursuit of excellence and their wellbeing.
  • We treasure respect… the little things that go a long way. We expect our students to be courteous and kind at all times, and to appreciate and celebrate the differences that make us unique.

We encourage applications from those candidates with ‘protected characteristics’ as set out in the Equalities Act 2010.  We are committed to developing a workforce that is representative of the communities in which we work. 

The Trust operates rigorous ‘safer recruitment’ practices, and the successful candidates will be required to undertake a criminal record check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.  

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