Head of Maths, Nottingham

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Bluecoat Aspley AcademyNottingham

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 1a (£11,264)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The post of Head of Maths combines the strategic leadership of a substantial area of the curriculum with sustained focus on the highest standards of teaching, behaviour management and therefore student achievement. As our Head of Maths, you will lead and manage a team of staff and will be accountable for raising student attainment levels and responding to the challenges of curriculum development. 

The Academy is looking for a strong and able leader with a track record of successfully raising achievement to bring a fresh approach to teaching and learning. We expect you to demonstrate a clear understanding of how attainment and standards in general can be raised. We seek an outstanding classroom practitioner who is prepared to develop new teaching and learning techniques, and be able to lead and manage others to do the same.

Archway Learning Trust is based in the heart of the city of Nottingham providing high quality learning experiences for our students from the ages 3 – 18. The Trust was previously Bluecoat Academies Trust formed in April 2014 as a result of the very long and successful history of Bluecoat Academy. The Trust comprises of Bluecoat Aspley Academy which includes the Sixth Form, Bluecoat Wollaton Academy, Bluecoat Beechdale Academy, Bluecoat Primary Academy and The Nottingham Emmanuel School.

We are committed to giving every child the very best start that we can by offering outstanding teaching and learning and exceptional personal support in an inclusive, faith based environment. The Trust believes in and offers equal opportunities for everyone.

The Trust offers an excellent package for its employees, in addition to the salary package, to include:

  • Commitment from the Trust in supporting our staff in becoming outstanding teachers and leaders with many opportunities for CPD and further career development
  • State-of-the-art buildings with excellent learning facilities
  • Opportunity to work with a highly motivated team, led by exceptionally experienced and talented senior leaders
  • The advantage of working with a successful academy group, with a strong central team of support, teaching and leadership staff
  • Access to the Teachers Pension scheme
  • Access to the Employee Discounts scheme to include discounts on holidays, shopping family days out and much more
  • Access to the Childcare voucher scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme


For more information about Bluecoat Aspley Academy, please visit www.bluecoataspley.co.uk 

If you have any queries, wish to discuss the role informally or undertake a visit to Bluecoat Aspley Academy, please do not hesitate to contact us via email recruitment@bluecoat.uk.com or telephone 0115 929 7445 (Ext: 3202 or Ext: 3302).

To apply for the role, please download the ‘Teacher Application Form’ from the ‘Vacancies’ section on our website and submit to recruitment@bluecoat.uk.com clearly demonstrating your suitability for the role. 

Closing date: 9am on Monday, 26th February 2018.

Interview date: w/c 26th February 2018.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to the satisfactory completion of an enhanced DBS check, Barred List check, the receipt of satisfactory references and any other statutory checks that are required for the post. We are an equal opportunities employer.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Aspley Lane, Aspley, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 5GY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 115 9297445
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