East Midlands Education Trust

Teacher of Maths

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Highfields School


£25,714 - £41,604 (MPS/UPS)

Hours per Week

Full Time


Fixed Term (Maternity Cover)

Closing Date



We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate and innovative teacher of mathematics to join our experienced department in September 2022. The role is on a temporary basis to cover maternity leave. The school would welcome applications from NQTs as well as experienced teachers.

We are at an exciting stage of our development and this is a great opportunity to make a strong contribution to the life of the school. Our core purpose is to be an inclusive, happy community that values every individual and inspires them to achieve their full potential.

We wish to appoint a talented colleague who:

  • A strong background in Maths, ideally with experience of teaching to A level
  • A passion for teaching, and a track record as a highly effective classroom practitioner
  • The ability to inspire and motivate students to achieve their best
  • Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • A commitment to professional development
  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. 

A job description and person specification with further information about the role can be downloaded below. An application form can be downloaded by clicking 'Apply Online' above. Applications must be made on an EMET application form. CVs will not be accepted. No agencies.

On the application form, please focus on a detailed 'supporting statement' taking into account the person specification and indicating why you would be the best person for us to recruit to this position.

Please send completed applications forms to recruitment@emet.uk.com

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post, will be required to undergo a full enhanced DBS check and must be eligible to work in the UK. The School looks to employ well-qualified staff who are willing to contribute to the full life of the school and who are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Safeguarding checks will be undertaken during the recruitment process.

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 5th June 2022

Highfields is a vibrant, popular school with approximately 1300 students, including 200 in our sixth form.  We are a spilt site school situated in Matlock, on the south eastern edge of the beautiful Peak District and within easy reach of Sheffield, Derby and Nottingham. Our students are friendly and highly motivated. We were judged as a good school by Ofsted in May 2017 and are committed to continuous improvement in all aspects of our work.