Head of Maths, Oxfordshire

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Maiden Erlegh Chiltern EdgeOxfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Are you a passionate teacher ready to take a step into middle leadership? Maiden Erlegh Chiltern Edge is a school on a rapid journey of improvement. Over the last twelve months, we have moved into the top 15% of schools in Oxfordshire for progress, we have academised with a successful and forward-thinking local trust (Maiden Erlegh Trust) and the foundations to provide excellent learning opportunities for all students are in place. We are a strong, kind and caring school community situated in the beautiful countryside of the Oxfordshire and Berkshire borders.

We now require a Head of Maths to join our talented teaching team. This is a career building opportunity for someone who is ambitious - for themselves and for their students. Training and support for the successful applicant is available through the school and the wider Trust.

The successful applicant will:

  • Be an excellent and ambitious classroom teacher.
  • Have a proven and demonstrable track record of success at GCSE and A-Level.
  • Have a good understanding of the current educational developments.
  • Have the highest expectations of students.
  • Have an enthusiastic and positive approach within and beyond the classroom.
  • Have energy, stamina and a sense of humour.


This is a dedicated secondary school committed to the welfare of all of its students and staff. One of the privileges of joining our school is working with our dynamic, ambitious and positive students. Another privilege is joining our team of optimistic, talented and supportive colleagues, and particularly our very successful Maths team.

Professional development is a strength here, thanks to our Teaching School. We offer a flexible CPD programme which staff can tailor to their own needs which includes coaching and training for new entrants to the profession and to support career returners. We are very happy to discuss flexible working arrangements including part-time working and job-sharing.

Maiden Erlegh Chiltern Edge is part of the Maiden Erlegh Trust which can offer a range of career opportunities in all of our vibrant and successful schools. We have a proven track record of supporting ambitious staff to middle and senior leadership posts and can offer Specialist Leader of Education and school improvement opportunities to the right candidates.

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed so that you can meet us and see our facilities and how we work. Please contact Sara Perry, School Business Manager on 0118 972 1500 with your interest to visit or for an informal discussion about the role.

Maiden Erlegh Trust is currently made up of three secondary schools, and one primary school.

Closing date: 9am, Monday 14 October 2019.

We reserve the right to interview and appoint the most suitable candidate before the closing date.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts require an enhanced DBS disclosure.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Reades Lane, Sonning Common, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 9LN, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 118 972 1500
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