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Head of Maths

Buxton SchoolWaltham Forest

Are you a strong teacher who strives for excellence for all? Are you an excellent mathematician with a proven track record of gaining strong outcomes for pupils?

The Role

We are looking for a qualified, passionate, effective and ambitious leader who is committed to raising standards of student performance through positively impacting on teaching and learning. 

This is a wonderfully rewarding role where the individual’s moral purpose will be intertwined with the school’s desire to see its pupils do well, once given the right support. We want our students to succeed, we want our students to see how they can contribute to the wider world. So, we are looking for an excellent practitioner, one who is committed to making a real difference to the lives of young people.  We want our students, through your leadership, to see themselves as mathematicians. We want them to see maths as an integral part of their educational development. 

About Us

Buxton opens doors for our community. We are an honest, kind family of learners, inspiring ambition for our pupils’ futures. Together with parents, we will enable every pupil to fulfil their potential. We provide a secure and caring environment where we strive to ensure that every pupil will develop a sense of pride, enjoyment and ownership in their school.

In Return

We have a carefully differentiated CPD programme that is constantly striving to improve the classroom experience for children and teachers. We provide a high-quality NQT induction programme and staff are encouraged to pursue higher learning through: NPQMLs, NPQHs, Degree courses, MAs and Doctorates. What’s more, when you join our community, you will enjoy many other benefits including:

  • an exciting and innovative place of working in an all-through learning community, graded, “Good” by Ofsted
  • a dedicated team of staff who strive for excellence
  • a caring and inclusive ethos where all are learners
  • a school which has a supportive leadership team, Governors and Parents with high expectations of the school
  • an induction process that is committed to ongoing professional development
  • A fuller teaching timetable Monday to Thursday means a shorter working day on a Friday

Find out more and Apply

For further information about the school, please visit   

If you have any questions prior to applying, you can contact Stacey Bell, PA to Headteacher at

To apply, please complete our application form and return this via email:  Please note, CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date:  9am on Monday 19th April 2021

Buxton School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

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