Head of Mathematics Faculty, Denbighshire

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Myddelton CollegeDenbighshire

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Start date: September 2018 or January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking for a leader with drive, energy, a genuine love for teaching and learning and a passion for Mathematics. You will have outstanding teaching practice and the vision and determination to lead the Mathematics Department, to ensure all our students receive a first class education.

This is a unique opportunity to join the Middle Leadership Team of a school in its infancy and to help shape its ethos, ambitions and values. The successful candidate will have a pivotal role in shaping the future of the organisation and, as a leader in the college, you will have opportunities to spread your wings and develop the department you always wanted to lead! 

You will be expected to lead on the growth of Mathematics: being responsible for the development of the curriculum; the recruitment of teaching staff; and the ongoing support, guidance and motivation to students and teachers; sharing ideas and strategies that impact on classroom learning; and helping to drive progress for all.

This pivotal head of department role will be responsible for developing a strong, effective core curriculum and will report directly to the Director of Studies.

Myddelton College is an independent school for 9-18 year olds, located on an impressive 37 acre campus in Denbigh, North Wales. We are easily accessible to North & Mid Wales, Chester and the North West of England and we draw our students from all over the world. 

We opened our doors to 80 students in September 2016 and almost doubled in size in September 2017, with 150 students. We have further plans to expand rapidly over the next 3 years and are on course to increase to approximately 220 students in September 2018. 

We are a forward thinking and highly ambitious school looking to revolutionise the current system of education. We are an accredited Microsoft Associate Showcase School and we deliver all of our lessons using the Office 365 suite of Apps. Having designed a truly 21st Century curriculum, we are looking for an outstanding leader to join our team of highly committed teachers and to take the lead in developing our pedagogy and curriculum.

All teachers at Myddelton College contribute to extra-curricular activities and to boarding life at the college and carry out one evening boarding duty (non-residential) per fortnight. There is the possibility of accommodation being made available on site but this is not a requirement of the position. 

At Myddelton College, we are passionate about the professional development of our staff and pride ourselves in delivering high quality CPD on a regular basis. 

For more information about the school please visit: www.myddeltoncollege.com 

To apply, please complete an application form and submit a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role. Applications should be addressed to Mr Mark Roberts, the Headteacher, and sent via email to office@myddeltoncollege.com 

Myddelton College is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

Closing Date: 9am Wednesday 30th May 2018. 

Applicants will be called for interview after their applications have been considered and may be appointed at any point in the process. 




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 9 - 18 years
Address: Peakes Lane, Denbigh, Denbighshire, LL16 3EN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1745 472 201
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