Mathematics Teacher

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Maths Teacher to join our team at Beechwood School, Tunbridge Wells. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing pupil learning through effective teaching and implementation of the department’s schemes

About Beechwood School

  • Beechwood is a co-educational independent day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 3 -18, which comprises a Pre-Prep, Preparatory and Senior School. It is a thriving, happy and purposeful place where excellence and a love of learning are nurtured.
  • The children at Beechwood are at the heart of everything that we do. Their enthusiasm and passions are nurtured by a dedicated team of teachers who inspire our students to give of their very best both in and outside the classroom, at school and at home.

About the Position

  • To manage pupil learning through effective teaching and implementation of the Department’s schemes of work and policies.
  • To ensure continuity, progression, and cohesiveness in all teaching.
  • To use a variety of methods and approaches (including differentiation) to match curricular objectives and the range of pupil needs and ensure equal opportunity for all pupils.
  • To work with SEN staff and support staff (including prior discussion and joint planning) to benefit from their specialist knowledge and to maximise their effectiveness within lessons.
  • To set high expectations for all pupils, and staff, to deepen their knowledge and understanding and to maximise their achievement.
  • To use positive management of behaviour in an environment of mutual respect which allows pupils to feel safe and secure and promotes their self-esteem.
  • Working with the Pastoral Leader and wider pastoral team to encourage good behaviour and a positive attitude from all students.
  • To assess pupils’ work systematically and use the results to inform future planning, teaching and curricular development.
  • To be familiar with statutory assessment and reporting procedures and to prepare and present informative, helpful, and accurate reports to parents.
  • Part of this role will involve safeguarding responsibilities including the reporting of any safeguarding concerns to the Designated Safeguarding Team

About You

You will be an experienced Maths Teacher who is outstanding in the classroom, understanding that these are the crucial years towards the GCSE and A level examinations. Our classes are small with an emphasis on individual attention, and we aim for our students to leave us as confident, happy, articulate and enthusiastic individuals.

Can you grab the attention of the whole class and keep it whilst delivering outstanding teaching to each student? Are you prepared to think carefully about how to enhance your lessons, your classroom, and your pastoral care? Do you have the passion to ‘roll-up your sleeves’ and ‘get stuck-in’ in every aspect of our small school? If you do, we’d like to talk to you.


  • Truly exceptional Maths Teacher
  • Ambition and vision for developing our school.
  • Able to motivate and develop a class of learners.
  • Outstanding communication skills.
  • Solid understanding of schools and commitment outside the classroom.
  • Experienced & outstanding teacher (applications are also welcomed from NQT’s)
  • Excellent computer skills
  • A good first degree in a relevant discipline.
  • PGCE or other teaching qualification

If you feel that this post may be of interest to you, we would warmly welcome your application. If you require any additional information please do not hesitate to contact the school directly.

Job Type: Full time

Working Hours: Monday to Friday

Salary: Commensurate on experience

Application Closing Date: 25th April 2022

Start Date: 1st September 2022

To find out more about this role, please read the Job Description.

How to Apply

To apply, please complete the Application Form and return it to 

Beechwood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants for ALL jobs will undergo appropriate child-protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to enhanced level, costs are covered by the company. This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.