Mathematics Teacher

  • School: Regional/Head Office Role
  • Type of Job: School Teaching and Learning
  • Duration: Part-Time

Regional/Head Office Role

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The functional leaders and professionals in Cognita’s Head and Regional Offices are critical to taking our business forward. They support the work of our educational leaders, teaching colleagues and each other to ensure all in Cognita contribute to enriching the lives of children to achieve more than they believe possible.

The Role

Cognita is an extraordinary group of diverse yet connected schools, spanning sixteen different countries. We share one common purpose: to create an inspiring world of education that builds self-belief and empowers individuals to succeed. With over 100 schools in Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America and Asia, we employ 15,000 teaching and support staff in the care and education of more than 75,000 students.

We have an exciting position for a Mathematics Teacher to join Meoncross School in Fareham, Hampshire. Please note: This role is a part time role 0.73 FTE looking to start September 2023

The Mathematics Teacher will have joint responsibility for the professional leadership and management of the department in order to ensure high standards of teaching and learning are delivered, resources are used efficiently and effectively and the curriculum is managed and developed in accordance with school policy.

Key Responsibilities will include, (but not limited to):

  • Contribute to whole school policy-making and strategic planning as required by the Head teacher.
  • Prepare, monitor and update annual departmental plans in consultation with colleagues.
  • Take the lead in ensuring that school policies and strategies are embedded in schemes of work and departmental plans.
  • Lead and manage the department, inducting, developing, deploying, motivating and appraising members of the department to ensure that they have clear expectations of their roles, and that high performance standards are achieved and maintained.
  • Empower members of the department to develop their leadership potential to ensure continuous improvement within the department.
  • Manage day to day requirements, such as cover work, delegating as appropriate, to ensure the efficiency of the department.
  • Attend departmental meetings to ensure that data is used effectively to review pupil performance, and that actions are recorded and implemented.
  • Promote excellence in teaching and learning to ensure all pupils develop their potential and are equipped for life beyond school.
  • Exemplify in own practice the skills of teaching and learning typified by lead professionals, and ensure that good practice is shared throughout the department.
  • Ensure that schemes of work are used, reviewed and modified to enable the maintenance and development of high standards of teaching and learning with regard to different abilities.
  • Monitor pupils’ work and the classroom practice of those in the department to ensure high standards are maintained.
  • Keep up to date with developments in subject area and education in general to ensure that best practice is adopted within the department.
  • Liaise with the mathematics coordinator in lower school regarding the mathematics curriculum and enrichment in the Lower School.
  • Contribute to the broader life of the school by supporting and leading curricular and extra-curricular events such as school productions, activity days and language clubs.
  • Analysing department public examination results


The ideal candidate will have excellent leadership skills, the ability to lead and manage people to work towards a common goal. Have strong decision-making skills, the ability to solve problems and make decision. Possess a positive attitude and approach to change and development and enjoy rising the to challenges inherent in a school environment.

Previous Experience Must Include:

  • Working with young people
  • Subject teacher covering KS3 and 4
  • Working in a school and preparing pupils for examination
  • Teaching GCSE Mathematics
  • Organising or participating in extra-curricular activities
  • Proven track record of achieving excellent results


Here at Cognita we offer a Competitive Salary with some other benefits:

  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Professional development
  • School fee discount


How to Apply

If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply by submitting a CV by 8am on Tuesday 23rd May to

Diversity and Inclusion:

We believe having a diverse workforce makes us better, smarter and happier and so welcome applicants from all backgrounds, genders, and races. We have an unwavering commitment to being fair, inclusive and equitable in our recruitment process.

Safeguarding Responsibilities:

  • To comply with safeguarding policies, procedures and code of conduct
  • To demonstrate a personal commitment to safeguarding & student/colleague wellbeing
  • To ensure that safeguarding concerns or incidents are reported appropriately in line with policy
  • To engage in safeguarding training when required

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

Cognita is committed to preserving and promoting equality of opportunity in all aspects of the conduct of its business.

No member of staff or any applicant for employment with Cognita will be discriminated against, harassed or victimised because of their personal characteristics. Cognita expects all staff to comply with the letter and the spirit of its policy.


How to Apply

If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply by submitting a CV by 8am on Tuesday 23rd May to

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