Job Description

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen at St Mary’s Independent Senior School for an enthusiastic, passionate Maths Teacher/Maths Teacher and Pastoral Phase Lead for Years 10/11 and Transition onto Sixth Form. We are a highly successful independent day school for girls aged 3-16 years and boys aged 3-4 years situated on the outskirts of Colchester in Essex. St Mary’s is a member of the Girls’ Schools Association, the Independent Association of Prep Schools and the prestigious Round Square organisation.

The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic, dynamic, and suitably qualified teacher, or Maths/Maths related graduate, who has a passion for mathematics and is excited by teaching and learning developments. They will also be a strong leader who can motivate teachers within their team to produce a cohesive department. The successful applicant will also be committed to the provision of strong and nurturing pastoral support, appreciating the strong link between pupil well-being and attainment as this is a key priority of St Mary’s.

This unique opportunity invites the successful applicant to work with other members of the Faculty in leading specific initiatives and projects combined with leading on the social, and emotional development of young people in years 10 & 11. This rewarding responsibility also provides an opportunity to support students in making a positive transition to develop, grow and enrich their lives beyond their education at St Mary’s.

St Mary’s is proud of its commitment to its students and expects all staff to maintain high standards and support its mission and ethos to put girls at the centre of everything that it does so that they can flourish and excel. In return, St Mary’s offers opportunities for further training and professional development which is actively encourage amongst all staff.

ECT, Maths/Maths related graduates, experienced teachers are welcome to apply.

For further details and an application pack, please visit , email or telephone Mrs Castelli, HR & Compliance Officer on 01206 594169.

Application process

Completed applications Email: or Post, attention of Mrs Castelli,
HR & Compliance Officer

Closing date for applications 4pm on 13 June 2022

Interviews week beginning 20th June 2022 (closing date may be shortened if appropriate)

Please note: This position is for a September 2022 start. A January 2023 start may be considered for the right candidate).

St Mary’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All candidates must be willing to undergo enhanced child protection screening.