Director of Learning - Mathematics, Coventry, West Midlands

Closing date:

Eden Girls School, CoventryCoventry, West Midlands

Date posted:
Start date: Easter/September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 1 (£13,027 -£7,669 depending on experience)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Director of Learning - Mathematics

Job Start: Easter/September 2019

Location: Eden Girls School, Coventry

Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 1 (£13,027 -£7,669 depending on experience)

Contract Type: Full Time

Contract Term: Permanent

We are excited to offer the opportunity for a passionate, knowledgeable and focused Director of Learning to lead our outstanding and well-resourced Maths department.

At our school we believe that staff should be happy and enjoy coming to work each day. We have a strong ethos based around success, humility and respect and are looking to appoint a reflective and engaging candidate who will help to further develop the positive culture for both staff and students. Our STAR values (service, teamwork, ambition, respect) are embedded in our school and our vision statement, ‘nurturing today’s young people, inspiring tomorrow’s leaders’ clearly highlights the commitment we have in ‘going the extra mile’ for our students. Educational excellence, character development and service to communities form our mission statement.

Eden Girls’ School, Coventry is an Outstanding 11-18 Academy, opening in September 2014 with a state of the art new build which boasts outstanding facilities for all faculties. Our first cohort of Year 11 students achieved exceptional GCSE results in the summer 2018. Our Progress 8 score of +1.36 placed our school in 7th position in the country out of all the secondary schools. This is an amazing achievement for everyone in our team. Another headline figure achieved was that 67% of our students achieved GCSE Grades 9-5 in both English and Mathematics.

As the Director of Learning, you will have responsibility for student outcomes, teaching and learning, as well as supporting and developing teachers within the Maths faculty along with being an excellent classroom practitioner. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to progress their career in a very supportive school with extremely high quality CPD opportunities.

We can offer you:

  • Excellent opportunities for professional development, with high ambitions for all
  • A culture of educational excellence
  • Focused students with high standards of commitment and supportive parents

We are keen to welcome colleagues who share our passion for engaging students in learning and inspiring them to achieve.

  • Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of our students?
  • Do you have what it takes to work with a determined leadership team and staff, which promote excellence, and consistently challenge you to improve?

If so, then we welcome you to join our team at Eden Girls School.

We actively encourage visits to the school.

Closing Date: Monday 14th January at 9am

Interview Date: TBC

Please note, all applications will be considered upon receipt

For further information, the application form and job description, please contact Mike Sherwin on the details below.

T: 0116 253 2389 / 07525 889925 



This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory check supplied by the Disclosure and Barring Service. The check will include any cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions. 

Safeguarding Statement:

Star Academies is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to satisfactory clearances including references, DBS checks, health clearances and proof of legal working in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.

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More about Eden Girls School, Coventry
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Muslim
Address: Stoney Stanton Road, Off Foleshill Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 4FS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2476 220937
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Eden Girls' School is a secondary Islamic faith school and sixth form for girls aged between 11 and 18. It is located on Stoney Stanton Road in Coventry and was opened in September 2014. It started with 150 year year 7 and year 8 students, and aims f...