Head of Mathematics, Somerset

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Buckler's Mead AcademySomerset
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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TPS/UPS +TLR1B
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Required for January 2020, an ‘Outstanding’ Teacher who has the necessary leadership qualities to drive the department forward and continue to raise standards.  This is an exciting opportunity for someone with ambition who wishes to make a genuine difference to our students. The post is a key leadership position in the academy which includes being part of the extended SLT group. 

We are seeking to recruit an outstanding teacher and leader in Maths who will lead the experienced Maths team to continue to improve this subject further.  The successful candidate will be dynamic and inspiring, with a strong commitment to further developing outstanding teaching and learning at each key stage.

In return, we can offer you the opportunity to work with motivated students, the full support of a dedicated and committed team of staff, a supportive induction programme and ongoing professional development, plus the opportunity to work in a successful academy in a beautiful area of the South West.  In addition to this, all permanent staff appointed to Buckler’s Mead are enrolled in our Health Care package, receive discounted gym membership and are part of a national discount scheme.  The academy is an 8 times ‘Investor in People’ and candidates can be assured of excellent support at all times.  

Buckler’s Mead Academy is a highly inclusive academy in the east of Yeovil.  Our vision as an academy is that all community members are happy, achieve and have limitless aspirations.  Our job as professionals is to ensure this happens.  All our staff sign up to these aspirations and play a full role in contributing to this vision through inclusive teaching.  We seek to recruit dedicated and talented staff, highly committed to making a difference.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All appointments are subject to references and a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before confirmation.

Buckler’s Mead Academy is an equal opportunities employer.  The campus is a no smoking site.

Interested candidates should apply in writing to Mark Lawrence, Acting Headteacher using an academy application form and with a covering letter (2 sides of A4 paper), giving details of your current experience and suitability for the role.  Please do not hesitate to contact Deborah St Paul, Head’s PA/HR Manager, if you have any questions about the post or would like to arrange a visit to the academy (dstpaul@bucklersmeadacademy.com).

CLOSING DATE: MONDAY 14 OCTOBER 2019 (12.00 noon)

INTERVIEWS: WEEK COMMENCING 21 OCTOBER 2019

Thank you for your interest.  We look forward to receiving your application.



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