Lead Practitioner in Maths, Cheshire

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University Church of England Academy - Ellesmere PortCheshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR / UPR & TLR2B
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


164 Whitby Road, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire CH65 6EA

Tel: 0151 350 6000

Principal: Mr Iain Robinson


Permanent, Full Time MPR / UPR & TLR2B

Required from September 2018

University Church of England Academy is seeking to appoint a Lead Practitioner in Maths who will work closely with the Head of Maths and Senior Leadership, as well as other colleagues throughout the department, to drive continuing improvement in students’ progress as well as the quality of Teaching and Learning within maths.

Your role as a Lead Practitioner will involve developing best practice in Teaching and Learning within maths. You should be innovative and willing to lead on a number of initiatives whilst working as part of a team. 

The successful candidate will be an outstanding practitioner who can demonstrate experience of raising attainment in maths across all Key Stages. You will have a proven track record of success in the classroom and demonstrate high aspirations for the future. 

You will be a dedicated, talented and enthusiastic individual who is looking for the next step in your career. You will be passionate about Teaching and Learning and developing pedagogical approaches that inspire learners. The ability to be a highly successful team player in a very busy and fast-paced environment is essential. You will have the capacity and energy to drive improvement, to lead by example and to develop collaboration within the department.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to work closely with leaders to demonstrate their ability to champion the Academy’s development and to be part of a challenging, but rewarding, journey towards improvement. 

University Church of England Academy (UCEA) is one of University of Chester Academies Trust’s (UCAT) secondary academies. We enjoy state of the art facilities, designed to engage and motivate learners.

This is an exciting time to join UCEA and in return we can offer you:

  • the opportunity to study for a fully funded MA in Educational      Practice or Educational Leadership with the University of Chester;
  • the opportunity to work with a maths specialist from the University of Chester to engage in classroom based research;
  • the opportunity to lead initiatives beyond the maths department;
  • and the opportunity to work with a team of teachers and leaders who are deeply committed to raising attainment and progress for all learners.

Applications will be considered from candidates who wish to apply for this role on a job share basis. 

Closing date: Wednesday 18th April at 3.00pm

Interview date: Wednesday 25th April

UCEA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of age, sex, race or disability.

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More about University Church of England Academy - Ellesmere Port
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: 164 Whitby Road, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 6EA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 151 350 6053
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