Assistant Head of Mathematics

Wollaston SchoolNorthamptonshire

Wollaston School is a large, rural community school located in a village setting about 15 minutes drive from Northampton. The student intake draws on nearby villages and the towns of Earls Barton, Wellingborough, and Irchester. We have over 1400 students on roll with approximately 240 students in the Sixth Form. The school is over-subscribed. Wollaston School was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in April 2017.

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational mathematician to assist in leading a team of highly committed team.

The successful candidate will:

• be an exceptional classroom practitioner with a proven track record of achieving excellent outcomes

• be highly motivated and ambitious

• have the ability to inspire and develop others

This is an exciting opportunity for any individual who wishes to develop their career in a welcoming, ambitious and supportive school with a dedicated team of teachers and a fantastic cohort of students.

The Maths faculty comprises twelve specialist members of staff and is one of the most successful faculties in the school, consistently achieving results that demonstrate extremely good progress at all levels. Maths is consistently one of the most popular subjects at A-level. Core Maths and Further Maths are also offered in the Sixth Form. A high number of students achieve the very best grades at A level and progress to Maths related subjects at further education institutions including Oxbridge & Russell group universities.

You would be joining a forward-thinking and creative faculty with a collegiate approach to teaching and learning. The faculty also offers a vibrant and thriving extra-curricular programme such as the regional Maths Challenge Competition.

We offer a comprehensive employee benefits package including support of the Teacher Pension Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Discounted Onsite Gym Membership and Onsite Parking.

Wollaston School is a fantastic place to work and study. Informal visits are welcomed if you would like to see us in action and to learn more about us prior to your application.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 9.00am Monday 12th April 2021

Interviews: Week beginning Monday 19th April 2021

Please contact Mrs Louisa Nixon for an application form, further details about this role or to arrange a visit on Alternatively you can download details directly from the school website at:

Wollaston School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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