Head of Maths, Quinton, Birmingham

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Four Dwellings AcademyQuinton, Birmingham

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR plus TLR1a (£7,774)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Staff are very positive about the impact of professional development on their practice and preparation for possible future promotion’ Ofsted 2017

Four Dwellings Academy is a community where inspirational teaching, self-evaluation and self-improvement are evident from the moment you enter our school. 

Our students are diverse, exciting and talented – and the same is true of our staff.  We put huge emphasis on professional development, most of it in-house, and are proud of the high number of good and outstanding teachers who work in our school.  We are also noted for our ‘can do’ attitude.  We are keen, always, to encourage new and/or young staff to make their mark as soon as they are ready.

We are proud to serve the communities around Quinton in Birmingham and we are within easy commute from Birmingham city centre. Ofsted judged us as a ‘good academy’ in May 2017 with staff confirming that the school is ‘well led and managed’.

In 2017 we celebrated a Progress 8 score of +0.22, this year we are above national again at 0.27. We want Four Dwellings to lead the way in teaching excellence and for all our staff and students to develop their maximum potential. Get on board and make a real difference to our children and to your career.

Our Maths department consists of five members of friendly accommodating staff in a fully equipped suit of Maths rooms. four members are specialists and 1 is retraining as a specialist.

We are keen to enhance teaching capacity and teaching standards both in the Academy and in Birmingham. We work with all teacher training routes in the area with huge success.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be passionate about Maths and have a proven track record of successful outcomes across KS3 and KS4
  • Bring an unwavering commitment to promoting the highest standards of teaching and learning across the department and the academy
  • Have a relentless drive to develop the team to deliver excellent student outcomes
  • Be a committed leader and role model
  • Have the ability to engage and inspire staff and pupils
  • Be committed to our ethos of shining bright together
  • Be passionate and ambitious about their own career development

We can offer:

  • The opportunity to be part of our community that is something bigger than one class, something wider than one academy, you will be part of a family of academies working together to change the lives of our young people
  • Access to the largest network of Maths teachers in England
  • A brand new CPD programme including subject specific training and a full suite of training aimed at leaders
  • Excellent career prospects across the network, with a culture of looking to promote from within
  • Childcare vouchers and Teachers’ pension
  • Free car parking
  • Something we take very seriously is staff WELLBEING. That’s why we have partnered up with BHSF to provide support and employee benefits, such as a health cash plan scheme to support healthcare, discounted gym membership and a employee assistance programme 

Visits to our Academy are welcome and these can be arranged by contacting Jade Burton, PA to the Principal, on jburton@fourdwellingsacademy.org 

As  the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them.  In each of our academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be entitled to the following benefits: teachers’ pension scheme, a health cash plan and childcare vouchers.

Closing date: Friday 19 October 2018

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s.  Please click the "apply now" button to submit an application. 

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website https://sites.google.com/a/aetinet.org/aetwebsite/our-teaching-school/initial-teacher-training for further details.

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More about Four Dwellings Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Dwellings Lane, Quinton, Birmingham, West Midlands, B32 1RJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 566 6666
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Welcome to the exciting opportunities offered by working at Four Dwellings Academy. We serve the communities around Quinton in Birmingham as an 11-16 community school.

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