Head of Mathematics

Recruiter
Vision for Education Permanent
Location
Norfolk
Posted
08 Apr 2018
Closes
16 May 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Head of Mathematics

Salary: MPS/UPS TLR 1B

Contract Type Full time

Contract Term: Permanent

Start Date: September 2018

Role Purpose -

As Head of Mathematics you will inspire and motivate staff and students alike to ensure that everyone achieves their full potential.

The successful candidate will have proven experience as a leader, either as a Head of Department or a teacher with additional responsibilities.

Kings Lynn Academy is a positive place of learning. The successful candidate will maximise the enjoyment, engagement and outcomes of young people in mathematics. You will develop innovative, non-traditional approaches to the mathematics curriculum in order to ensure appropriate access and achievement for all students. You will facilitate and encourage learning which enables pupils to achieve the highest possible standards: to share and support the corporate responsibility for the wellbeing, education and discipline of all pupils.

Our Mission is ‘Learning without Limits’. We will support every student to make great progress and we will remove and ceilings to achievement. We want every student to be the best they can be.

We support every student by setting challenging targets for students’ future success. We support each student from their own starting point. We believe that success is best achieved by doing the little things well, every day and through a consistent desire from every student to make continual progress. Focusing on daily personal bests helps students to go further faster.

Skills & Experience -

QTS / NQTS

It is essential that you are Degree qualified with passion, drive and enthusiasm within the relevant subject area.

The successful candidate will have previous classroom experience, knowledge of current issues and developments in education, a good awareness of strategies to improve the learning and achievement of students and a desire to raise standards in teaching and learning to improve achievement.

You will be committed to supporting learning, able to relate to students in a pleasant and sympathetic manner and have an enthusiastic and engaging approach.

An enhanced DBS check is required for all of our roles

Please ensure that you tailor your application to meet the minimum essential criteria of the Person Specification attached to this advert.

For an informal discussion, to arrange a visit or for an application pack please contact Diane Jamieson or Katie Mcwilliams on (Apply online only) or (Apply online only) or email

Applications will be reviewed as received, so we may be in contact before the closing date.

The closing date for this post is Wednesday 2nd May 2018.

Your completed application form and supporting information should be returned to Diane Jamieson via email and not directly to the School.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Principal – Alan Fletcher

King’s Lynn Academy

Queen Mary Road

King’s Lynn

Norfolk

PE30 4QG

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