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Head of School: Maths

New College PontefractWakefield

An Exciting Opportunity to Join an Outstanding Team!

We are seeking to appoint a talented individual to lead and manage our School of Maths. The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher themselves, able to demonstrate a genuine enthusiasm for the subject area, as well as an innovative and dynamic leader who will lead in developing and raising achievement and aspirations across the School.  

The work of the Head of School is critical in the college’s achievement of its goals and targets.  Effective Heads of School contribute significantly to the success and progression of students and the achievement of the School’s challenging targets.  They play a critical role in setting high standards for staff, establishing and maintaining high expectations.  They nurture the talent and performance of staff and students, they identify, celebrate and share good practice and they provide robust challenge and support when staff and student performance do not meet expectations.                  

New College is an outstanding place to work and study, regularly near the top of UK Sixth Form College results tables and awarded outstanding in all areas by Ofsted.  With a dynamic, positive and supportive culture for staff and students, we have an enviable reputation for staff career progression and development.  With over 2500 students, New College Pontefract is the founding member of the New Collaborative Learning Trust (NCLT).  The Colleges and Schools within the Trust work closely together, presenting exciting opportunities for collaboration, support, development and progression.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious candidate to join our dynamic team at the forefront of change and to make a real difference to raising standards of education in the local community.  New College Pontefract delivers primarily A Level provision, alongside a range of Applied General qualifications and some Level 2 provision.

If you believe that you have the skills and abilities to take on this role, we’d love to hear from you.  

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NCLT will raise standards across our family of schools and colleges.  We will promote a culture of aspiration, excellence and enjoyment.  We will use our collective strengths and expertise to benefit our children and young people.

A charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales (company number: 09257194) NCLT has a commitment to safeguarding students and the successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment checks,  including an Enhanced DBS.  We value diversity and actively promote equality of opportunity.  As a Disability Confident  Committed Employer, all disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for a post will be offered an interview.

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