Head of Mathematics, Swindon

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Great Western AcademySwindon

Date posted:
Start date: 1/9/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2c (£6646), increasing to TLR 1 in 2020
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Great Western Academy is a new academy which opened its doors in September 2018 with strong values based on Achievement, Care and Excellence. The academy is now heavily over-subscribed for year 7 and will open a Sixth Form of well over 100 students from the local area this September. This will include at least two Maths groups and a Further Maths class

Are you ready for a new professional opportunity?  Do you want to be part of a friendly and supportive academy where the professional development of all staff is given a very high priority?

We require a highly effective Curriculum Leader of Mathematics, whose practice is instrumental in ensuring that pupils, of all ages and abilities, achieve consistently strong outcomes. You will be an outstanding Mathematics teacher, who has the qualities to lead colleagues, securing the highest possible standards in teaching, learning. You will have the ability teach at all levels from years 7 to 13 and driven to ensure that students receive the best possible experience of the subject by bringing creative ideas to the classroom.  We provide many enrichment opportunities based around our STEM agenda to inspire and motivate scientists and engineers for the future.

We offer:

  • An ambitious leadership team with a clear vision for the Academy.
  • Students with a desire to achieve.
  • Great facilities and a well-resourced Department
  • A friendly and supportive staff who are always happy to help each other and share good practice 
  • Strong support from SLT
  • A strong CPD programme and the opportunity to deliver as well as receive training 
  • Access to a middle leader development programme 
  • Excellent career opportunities and progression, particularly as the school grows
  • The opportunity to be part of a successful 11-18 provision

Our objective is to be a flagship Academy where every pupil not only achieves their full potential but also feels an integral part of the organisation; an Academy where no child is left behind; an Academy where the bonds between parent, teacher and child are so secure that failure is not an option. The unique community that we have built ensures that young people achieve their ambition in a caring environment where they are the centre of all that we do.

Further details are available on the Academy website www.gwacademy.co.uk and in the information documents attached. Informal conversations with the Principal, Graham Davis, are available prior to application; please contact Rebecca Mathis on 01793 207903 or email office@gwacademy.co.uk to arrange this.

Applications should be submitted electronically to office@gwacademy.co.uk by 4pm on Thursday 21st March 2019. Interviews will take place during the week beginning 25th March.

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More about Great Western Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: William Morris Way, Tadpole Garden VIllage, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN25 2PP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1793 209700