Head of Maths Department, Guernsey

Closing date:

Les Beaucamps High SchoolGuernsey

Date posted:
Start date: Easter or September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS (£29,247 - £41,996/£44,353 - £47,175) plus Management Allowance level 3
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an excellent opportunity to join Les Beaucamps High School in Guernsey and enjoy an exceptional future on a beautiful island.

About you

We are looking for an experienced, well-qualified specialist graduate teacher with the vision to lead and take responsibility for the work of the Mathematics department. Furthermore, we will look to you to contribute to and impact upon school improvement, particularly at middle manager level, whilst making a full contribution to the ethos, identity and life of the school and to the Guernsey Federation of Secondary Schools.

You will lead by example, demonstrate excellence in teaching and learning, and will possess first class communication skills, enabling you to maintain productive relationships with staff. Above all, you will have the determination to make a difference to the lives of young people.

About the Education Service

The three island 11-16 High Schools, the Guernsey Grammar School & Sixth Form Centre (11-18), and St Anne’s School in Alderney work in a federated model of partnership working led by the Director of Education.

The drivers in secondary phase education for this collaborative approach are quality of educational experience and outcomes, equality of opportunity and access, and efficient and effective use of resources.

Employed by the States of Guernsey and based at Les Beaucamps High School, you will be required to maximise opportunities for collaborative working, teaching and learning across Key Stages and shared professional development across schools. There is an expectation that you will engage in cross-school initiatives which may require working on more than one site to meet the needs of the Education Service.

This post carries a five-year employment permit. If appointed, you can expect to:

  • Benefit from the stunning scenery and enviable quality of life;
  • Work in a well-resourced school that follows an innovative Bailiwick curriculum based on the English National Curriculum and which has favourable PTRs;
  • Be part of a leading development of ICT in education and be allocated a personal laptop;
  • Receive a generous relocation package to the island, including rent allowance; 
  • Enjoy the benefits of more generous tax allowances on an island with no VAT.

How to contact us

For further information about the post, please contact Sophie Roughsedge, Headteacher on 01481 756040 or email: Sophie.Roughsedge@lesbeaucampshigh.sch.gg

Applications can be made via: https://career5.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=58241&company=C0001230059P&username=

Our Recruitment team can be contacted on 01481 747394 and if you would like to register information about future teaching vacancies, please visit www.gov.gg/careers

Closing date: 26th January 2018 



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More about Les Beaucamps High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Rue Des Delisles, Castel, GY5 7DS, Guernsey
Telephone: +44 1481 756040
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Les Beaucamps High School is a co-educational school for students aged 11-16. It is based in Guernsey.

Headteacher

Sophie Roughsedge

Values and vision

Les Beaucamps High School’s school motto is “learn, believe, honour, succeed”. At the school, it is...