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Director of Mathematics

Director of Mathematics

Balaam Wood School


  • Expired
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
January 2018
Apply by:
25 September 2017

Job overview

“All of us, all of the time…”

Balaam Wood is a smaller than average 11-16 maintained secondary school serving the community of Frankley. Balaam Wood is seen as the “anchor of the community” and there is a growing confidence in the school’s ability to provide an outstanding educational experience for the young people we serve. This is resulting in increased pupil numbers.

Are you looking for your next challenge? Do you relish the chance to support colleagues to make rapid improvement? Do you see yourself as a future leader? If so, Balaam Wood School has the perfect opportunity for a highly skilled mathematician.

The Director of Mathematicsrole is to develop and implement Teaching and Learning initiatives and strategies to accelerate rates of progress. The role will include strategically leading the development of Mathematics and Numeracy across the school.

You will join a committed team of teachers and play a key role in ensuring that all pupils achieve to their potential. You will be passionate about the teaching of Mathematics and will be expected to teach across the Key Stages.

You must have a track record as an outstanding practitioner with evidence of raising standards and outcomes. You will have excellent communication skills and be approachable whether dealing with pupils, parents, carers or colleagues. You will have experience in observing and evaluating teaching quality and providing feedback and coaching.

You will need to share Balaam Wood School’s passion and vision of ensuring every pupil achieves to their full potential. If this is you, we would be delighted to meet you. Interested candidates are welcome to contact the school to arrange a visit using the contact details below.

An application pack and further details about the role and the school are available from Elizabeth Wills, PA to the Senior Leadership Team. All completed applications should be returned electronically to the contact details below.

Miss Elizabeth Wills (PA to the Senior Leadership Team)
School Switchboard: 0121 464 9901

Closing Date: Tuesday 26th September 2017

Balaam Wood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers, Criminal Records Bureau and of qualifications.

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About Balaam Wood School

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+44 121 4649901

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Balaam Wood School is a co-educational school based in Birmingham for students aged 11-16. It is a non-denominational school.


Damian McGarvey 

Values and vision

Balaam Wood School has high aspirations for every single one of its pupils. It aims to challenge and support every pupil to achieve the best results they possibly can.

The school believes every one of its members have a key role to play in creating a highly-motivated learning community, enjoying the challenge of raising standards and promoting pride in academic achievement.

It wishes for all of its pupils to develop a ‘can do’ attitude, be confident, adaptable, resilient and independent and develop all important employability skills. 

Balaam Wood School also aims for its team of teachers and support staff to work in close partnership with parents, carers, governors and the wider community to offer the best educational opportunities for all of its pupils. 


“Teachers promote literacy effectively. Pupils are encouraged consistently to write accurately, and articulate ideas orally. Governors have a good knowledge of the school, and are providing increasingly effective challenge to senior leaders. Staff take rigorous measures to ensure the wellbeing of pupils, many of whom have complex needs. Safeguarding is effective. The school promotes strong spiritual, moral and social values, including respect for those from different cultural backgrounds. Pupils receive good advice on their future careers.”

View Balaam Wood School’s latest Ofsted report

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