Head of Mathematics, Marlow

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Sir William Borlase's Grammar SchoolMarlow

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Start date: Required for January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive • TLR 1B (tbc on interview)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

If you are passionate about teaching Mathematics, would enjoy extending and enriching the mathematical experience of able, enthusiastic students and are eager to lead a team of experienced and dedicated colleagues then this is the leadership role for you.

With the current head of maths now in a senior leadership position, an opportunity has arisen for an inspirational mathematics specialist to lead this outstanding department. The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher with strong leadership skills who is keen to continue and build on the consistently excellent maths results. In 2018 the maths students achieved 53.6% Grade 8/9 and 80% Grade 7/9 at GCSE, and 73% A*/B at A Level.

Students go on to study Mathematics and related subjects at Oxford, Cambridge and other Russell Group Universities. Maths is the most popular A Level for boys and girls with many taking Further Maths and STEP papers. 

You will be responsible for leading and managing a large team, and have the ability to provide clear, effective guidance to colleagues, developing their teaching practice as well as maximising standards of student attainment.

Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School, a member of Marlow Education Trust, is a selective-entry, co-educational grammar school located in the centre of the attractive Thames-side town of Marlow, Buckinghamshire.  The school is heavily oversubscribed, having an excellent academic record, placing well on a variety of national league tables. Standards of attainment are well above the national average, and in 2017 it had the highest Progress 8 score of all the Buckinghamshire Grammar schools. The school also has a high reputation for its outstanding Sixth Form and the many and varied extra curricular activities.   

For an application form please visit www.swbgs.com and click on Job Vacancies or email asummerfield@swbgs.com for more information.

Applications submitted via email should be sent to Mrs Anna Summerfield at asummerfield@swbgs.com

The closing date is Friday 28th September 2018 but early applications will be considered as they arrive. You are welcome to visit the school beforehand – please email to make an appointment.

The school is fully committed to the DCSF guidance on Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education and all candidates for the post will therefore be subject to vetting procedures following Buckinghamshire County Council's guidance on Safer Recruitment and Selection in Schools.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: West Street, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 2BR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1628 816500
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