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St Benedict's Catholic School

St Benedict's
Catholic School

Teacher of Maths


Job Title: Teacher of Maths 
Salary: MPR/UPs
Job Term: Full Time/Part Time
Appointment: Permanent 
Place of work: St Benedict’s Catholic School

Required from September 2024

We are seeking to appoint an highly motivated and enthusiastic teacher of Maths to join this key department in our school.

As an 11-18 school, Maths is taught at KS3, 4 and 5 and candidates with the experience of, or ability to teach maths and further maths at A level are particularly welcome. Applications will be considered from ECTs and experienced colleagues and we are blessed as a school to have an incredibly strong and experienced team with a wide range of maths enrichment on offer in addition to core classroom learning. The ideal candidate should be passionate about their subject and committed to support the highest standards for all.

Our school is committed to our mission as a Catholic community and seeks to help all our young people achieve their potential both academically and personally. We can offer a positive environment where you will be encouraged to progress further in your career should you wish, supported by a team of staff who are hardworking and dedicated to the school. Applications from prospective colleagues offering 0.6-1.0 FTE are welcome.

Our Ofsted 2022 report states:

St Benedict’s Catholic School continues to be a good school.

It goes on to say:

Pupils say that their school is a happy place where they feel safe and accepted. They know that their teachers look after them and provide them with the support they need.

Pupils demonstrate very positive attitudes to their work. It is important for them to be the best they can be. They are also respectful, kind and compassionate towards each other, their teachers and visitors to the school. Older students are mature and self-assured, and support younger pupils in and out of the classroom.

Pupils interact well with each other and with their teachers. They help each other in class. They listen carefully and appreciate others’ hard work. Instances of low-level disruption are very rare. Bullying hardly exists. Should it happen, it is dealt with swiftly.

Pupils flourish as a result of the school’s powerful caring ethos. Pupils are open minded and confident. They embrace diversity, respect difference and understand other world religions. Pupils say, ‘It is a school where it is okay to be different.’

Please see full report for more details.

Our Section 48 Diocesan Inspection of the religious character of the school June/July 2022 judged the school to be Outstanding.

Our school is committed to our mission as a Catholic community and seeks to help all our young people achieve their potential both academically and personally.

St Benedict's is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance check. The school reserves the right to research shortlisted candidates on social media platforms and the internet, and the recruitment panel may take this information into consideration during the recruitment process.

Closing date: 17 May 2024
Interviews: TBC 

Further details:

St Benedict’s Catholic School
Beetons Way,
Bury St Edmunds,
Suffolk, IP32 6RH

Tel: 01284 775712
Fax: 01284 70192