Teacher of Mathematics
We are looking for an inspiring teacher of mathematics who is interested in improving their practice within a dynamic department and rewarding learning community.
We are a large and lively department of 22 full-time teachers with a collegiate, open-door culture with regular sharing of ideas, enthusiasm and expertise. There is ample opportunity to teach pupils of a wide range of abilities.
This is a full time, permanent position due to start in September 2021. Please note this position is not accommodated.
- Teach across the age and ability-range, extending the most able and supporting those who find the subject challenging;
- Contribute more widely to the department through, for example, enrichment activities, administering internal examinations, interventions to support individuals or groups of pupils or outreach activities;
- Seek to develop your own professional practice and development in conjunction with your Head of Department;
- Follow the school’s assessment and reporting processes and attend parents’ meetings as required;
- Contribute to the co-curricular life of the school as agreed with your Head of Department;
- Be committed to the safeguarding of all young people;
The Ideal Candidate
You will be a reflective classroom teacher who:
- Has a good honours degree (2:1 or above) and/or a further degree in a directly related subject;
- Is passionate about their subject and can demonstrate the subject knowledge required to deliver engaging lessons across the age and ability range of students at the school;
- Shares Eton’s holistic vision of education and is excited to contribute to the co-curricular and pastoral aspects of boarding school life;
- Demonstrates a solid understanding of, and commitment to working within the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion;
- Has strong interpersonal skills and can build relationships and collaborate with a wide range of people;
- Is committed to their ongoing professional development;
- Embraces developments and innovations in teaching and learning and is open to a range of approaches to assessment and differentiation in the classroom;
- Can demonstrate good ICT competence and willingness to use new technologies for teaching and learning;
- Is highly motivated and can work independently as well as within wider teams;
- Is interested in the welfare and pastoral wellbeing of young people
- Has excellent oral and written communication skills;
- Has a positive attitude, an optimistic approach to change and development, a balanced sense of perspective and a good sense of humour.
We have a structured and well-funded professional development programme, in addition to a culture of sharing best practice informally within departments. For all new staff, there is an induction and mentoring programme and a tailored programme for new Heads of Departments. Teachers joining the profession are supported as they find their feet, and anyone wanting to gain QTS or PGCE qualifications are given significant help and resources.
The school also has a generous salary scale and benefits of service, including:
• Teachers’ pension scheme
• Bike-to-work scheme
• Counselling and legal advice services
• School fee reduction (means-tested)
• Eyecare plan
• Free use of sports and leisure facilities
• Discount at local shops and amenities
• Subsidised Masters’ Common Room
About the College
Eton College is a friendly community with a family atmosphere. We are situated in a beautiful Berkshire town that offers excellent local schools and amenities. Historic Windsor is just across the river, and London is easily accessible by rail or motorway. There is enormous collegiality at Eton. As one new teacher said: “This is my fourth school and I’ve never been made to feel so welcome”. Colleagues are also genuinely interested in the scholarship of their subject and enjoy a level of autonomy in their teaching that allows them to develop their own effective style.
Eton College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
We are committed to creating and sustaining an environment that values and celebrates the diversity of both staff and pupils. We believe in equal opportunity for everyone, irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation or socio-economic background.