Director of Mathematics, Stoke on Trent

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Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews AcademyStoke on Trent

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Start date: 1st January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L5
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Director of Mathematics

Salary L5

Sir Stanley Matthews Academy is a Good school with Outstanding Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare, which is defined equally by its high academic achievements and its warmth and inclusivity. OSSMA is very much a values driven school that focuses on “manners maketh man”.

We want someone who is thoroughly passionate about Mathematics and the development of Mathematics pedagogy and curriculum. We need someone with a strong presence; someone who is ambitious for the students, their colleagues and the academy; who has vision; and who is interested in achieving the very best outcomes both in attainment and progress for our young people.

This is a first tier middle leadership post, responsible for other middle leaders and accountable to a senior leadership line manager. The post holder will lead the development of the faculty and contribute to whole academy policy and practice. This is a critical, strategic role within the academy as we seek to drive performance in our Mathematics department.

In addition to those professional responsibilities that are common to all teachers in the academy, the post holder’s key accountability will be in delivering the best possible standards of student achievement, quality of teaching; behaviour and safety and leadership and management across the faculty.

We will offer you:

· Professional and personal development

· Excellent support and teamwork

· Friendly staff and motivated students

Closing date for applications: 12:00pm, Friday 19th October 

Interviews to be held: Wednesday 24th October 2019

Start date: 1st January 2019

Visits to the academy are warmly welcomed and encouraged.

Please visit our website for more information and to download an application pack. You will find the details under our ‘About Us’ section.

Completed application form as well as a covering letter of no more than 1250 words outlining why you are the ideal candidate for this role should be sent to

This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Bottom of Form

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More about Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Beaconsfield Drive, Blurton, Stoke-on-Trent, ST3 3JD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1782 882200
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At Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy we go the extra mile for our young people and are committed to achieving our vision that:

“All OSSMA students will be exceptional learners, experiencing a world class education”.

We are a good school with outsta...