Head of Curriculum Area Mathematics, Staffordshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Biddulph High SchoolStaffordshire

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale 7 – 9 (£48,846 - £51,161)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Required for January 2020 

Leadership Scale 7 – 9 (£48,846 - £51,161)

Are you an outstanding practitioner with drive, resilience and ambition?

Biddulph High School is seeking to appoint an outstanding practitioner of Mathematics who is ready to take on a new position within the School Leadership Group. The successful candidate will be a dynamic, diligent and enthusiastic individual who is relentless in the pursuit of student progress throughout KS3, KS4 and KS5 and in securing strong outcomes at GCSE and A-Level. They will have the leadership skills needed to bring out the best in our staff, providing motivation, challenge and support as needed. They will facilitate the ongoing development of teaching and learning in Mathematics, which will promote the highest possible standards of achievement. As a Head of Curriculum Area, on the Leadership Scale, the successful candidate will contribute on a wider scale to improving all outcomes across the school.

You would be joining the School Leadership Group at an exciting time. As a member of the Potteries Educational Trust, we are excited about the journey we have embarked on with them, and are committed to working proactively and dynamically, in order to develop and embed effective and sustainable strategies and polices designed to secure excellent outcomes for all of our young people. You will have a wealth of opportunities to develop as a leader and your career will benefit from joining a future-focussed group, where you have the advantages of natural advancement and professional development within the school and potentially within the Potteries Educational Trust. Access to high calibre CPD contributes to the recognised quality of learning within the Trust.

Please see the job description for further details.

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please email Mrs T Condliffe, Business Director, for an application pack condliffet@biddulphhigh.co.uk

If you would like to arrange a visit to the school, then please call Mrs D Whitehurst, Headteacher’s PA, on 01782 521821.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 21st October 2019. Interviews will take place on Thursday 24th October 2019.

Biddulph High School 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. This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Further details regarding this check are available from the school or by visiting www.dbs.gov.uk We are committed to equality and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Biddulph High School Conway Road, Knypersley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST8 7AR Tel: 01782 523977 Headteacher: Mr S P Ascroft BSc (Hons) MA NPQH

More about Biddulph High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Conway Road, Knypersley, Biddulph, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST8 7AR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1782 523977
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Biddulph High School in Biddulph, Staffordshire, is a mixed, smaller than average 13-18 secondary school, which converted to academy status in September 2011. 

The school has 800 students aged 14-18 on roll with an intake of 200 in each year gro...