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Teacher of Maths


Atlantic Academy Portland

Looking forward to welcoming Steve back this year to work with our fantastic students.

Main
aspects of the role:
· Carry forward the Aspirations Academies Trust vision;
· Support the continuous and consistent Aspirations Academies Trust-wide focus on raising achievement
and improving student outcomes;
· Ensure the Aspirations framework is embodied in every aspect of their practice.
· Deliver high quality Maths lessons and support the culture of excellence and challenge.
Purpose:
· To support the raising standards of student attainment and achievement within the subject area and
to monitor and support student progress.
· To be accountable for student progress and development within their classes.
· To engage in a full programme of continued professional development.
· To contribute to the development of the subject area.
· To encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their
individual potential.
· To contribute to raising standards of student attainment.
· To help to raise the aspirations of students in the subject and in the School.
Responsible for:
· Students within the subject area and their tutor group.
Operational and Strategic duties:
· To support the development of appropriate syllabuses, resources, schemes of work, marking policies,
assessment and teaching and learning strategies in the subject area.
· To actively monitor and follow up student progress.
· To attend all appropriate meetings.
· To have an awareness in their practice that fully reflects the distinctive philosophy of the Aspirations
Academies Trust.

· To ensure that Health and Safety policies and practices, including risk assessments, throughout the
subject area are in-line with national requirements and are updated where necessary, therefore liaising
with the Academy’s Health and Safety Manager.
Curriculum Duties:
· To liaise with the Maths Lead to help deliver an appropriate, comprehensive and high quality
curriculum programme that complements the vision of the Academy.
· To keep up-to-date with national developments in the subject area and teaching practice and
methodology.
Student Support Duties:
· To support the overall progress and development of students within the subject area.
· To implement the Academy policy on rewards.
· To ensure the Behaviour Management system is implemented in their classes so that effective learning
can take place.
Teaching Duties:
· To undertake an appropriate programme of teaching in accordance with the duties of a standard scale
teacher.
· To assist in the development of appropriate syllabuses, resources, schemes of work, marking policies
and teaching strategies in the curriculum area and subject area.
· To contribute to the curriculum area and subject area’s Improvement Plan and its implementation.
· To attend all appropriate meetings.
· To plan and prepare courses and lessons.
· To teach students according to their educational needs, including the setting and marking or work to
be carried out by the student in Academy and elsewhere.
· To assess, record and report on the attendance, progress, development and attainment of students
and to keep such records as are required.
· To provide, or contribute to, oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to
individual students and groups of students.
· To ensure a high quality learning experience for students which meets internal and external quality
standards - to aim to be an outstanding teacher.
· To maintain discipline in accordance with the Academy’s procedures and to encourage good practice
with regard to punctuality, behaviour, standards of work and homework.
· To undertake assessment of students as requested by external examination bodies, subject area and
Academy procedures.
Other Duties:
· To undertake whole Academy duties as outlined in targets set for Heads of School each year.
· To adhere to the Academy’s Dress Code
· To engage actively in the performance review process.
· To continue personal development as agreed at appraisal.
· To undertake any other duty as specified by School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Body (STPCB) and the
Principal not mentioned in the above.
· To play a full part in the life of the Academy community, to support the distinctive aim and ethos of
the Aspirations Academies Trust and to encourage staff and students to follow this example.
· To show a record of excellent attendance and punctuality.
General:

Employees will be expected to comply with any reasonable request from a manager to undertake work of a
similar level that is not specified in this job description.
Employees are expected to be courteous to colleagues and provide a welcoming environment to visitors and
telephone callers.
The Academy will endeavour to make any necessary reasonable adjustments to the job and the working
environment to enable access to employment opportunities for disabled job applicants or continued
employment for any employee who develops a disabling condition.

Salary:
TBC
Employer:
Atlantic Academy Portland
Position:
Permanent

Contact

Atlantic Academy Portland
DT5 2NA

E: nwheatland@atlantic-aspirations.org
W: www.atlantic-aspirations.org