Assistant Principal (Maths), Oundle, Northamptonshire

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Prince William SchoolOundle, Northamptonshire

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Start date: Easter 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L9-L13
Contract term: Permanent

Assistant Principal (Maths) | Prince William School

Prince William School is a vibrant and friendly 11-18 school (1100 students on roll) located in Oundle, within easy commutable distance from Peterborough, Stamford, Wellingborough, Huntingdon and Corby.

We are excited to offer this fantastic opportunity for an inspirational and ambitious teacher of mathematics to join our supportive team as our new AP (Maths). The successful applicant will be passionate about mathematics and have the drive to lead a forward thinking department, focused on developing exciting and engaging learning experiences, and a challenging and inspiring curriculum for our aspirational students. You will benefit from a balanced timetable and the support of a well-established and very able team of 6 mathematicians. From September 2018, we are looking to expand the maths department to 9 teachers (including this position).

We have incredible students at Prince William and are passionate about providing them with the best possible education; placing them at the heart of everything we do. Our students are well behaved, happy, engaging, inquisitive and are very proud to be Prince William Students; they have high aspirations and look to all our staff to guide them on that journey. Equally impressive are our staff who work tirelessly to achieve our excellent results and to help each student truly achieve their best. We are extremely proud to have such wonderful colleagues and grateful for the life chances they are giving our young people.

We see the investment in our staff as crucial as we look to build on previous successes for our students and the school. The successful candidate will be given tailored career progression opportunities and continued investment from a caring senior management team who are keen to support staff to develop both personally and professionally.

You will be joining the school at an exciting time as examination results across the whole school at both A level and GCSE have seen rapid improvement and the school is expanding. In 2017, 70% achieved grade 4+ in both English and Maths, 49% achieved grade 5+ in both English and Maths, and our Progress 8 score was +0.36, putting the school in the top 19% of schools nationally for progress.  At A level, 55% attained A* - B and the proportion of students achieving AAB or better was 19%.   

We welcome applications from colleagues who want to be part of a positive and successful team in this very exciting time for the school.

The successful candidate will;

• Be a consistently Good or Outstanding teacher 

• Have experience of people management  

• Have the ability to help develop the teaching of those around them

• Be dedicated to drive the department forward with their own ideas and initiative

• Have a sense of humour!

We offer:

• A committed and supportive mathematics team

• Superb career development opportunities 

• Students with good attitudes to learning and a desire to learn

• A personalised approach to CPD

• A caring and approachable senior management team

• An onsite nursery run by a private company

If you are a committed teacher who shares our passion for educating motivated and enthusiastic students, we would love to hear from you.  

How to apply

Please not click on the For more information, an application pack and to apply, please contact Mike Sherwin on the below details. Please do not use any online “Apply” facilities.  


T: 0116 253 2389 / 07525 889925

Closing date: Tuesday 30th January 2018


Prince William School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be subject to references and DBS check.

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More about Prince William School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Herne Road, Oundle, Northamptonshire, PE8 4BS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1832 272881
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