Lead Practitioner of Mathematics, London

Closing date:

Compass School SouthwarkLondon

Date posted:
Start date: Easter 2018/ Negotiable
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Own competitive Lead Practitioner scale, plus benefits (subsidised health care, ride-to-work, flexi-days)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Responsible to:  SLT Member

Closing date:  Sunday 18th February*

*The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint a suitable candidate before the closing date.

We are seeking to appoint a Lead Practitioner of Mathematics who will play a key role in driving progress in the subject, as well as developing teaching and learning across the whole school. This is an opportunity for an excellent teacher who would like to utilise, and further develop their leadership of teaching and learning beyond their own subject.

Working alongside the Director of Teaching and Learning and other Lead Practitioners, you will be able to show the motivation, leadership and commitment required to achieve ambitious targets for Mathematics and for the school as a whole.

At Compass School we believe that “everyone in the Compass School Community will confidently reach the destination to which they aspire”. This applies to everyone, including our staff team. Our four values of aspiration, integrity, exploration and resilience are reflected in all areas of the school and our work. We are extremely passionate about ensuring that our students meet the challenging targets that we set for them, and we strive to be outstanding and innovative practitioners ourselves. 

Compass School has applied to join the prestigious City of London Family of Schools sponsored by the City of London and are already engaged in partnership work with the trust on a number of levels. The City of London family is not only the top ranking multi-academy trust in the country, but through the City heritage and values, brings opportunities through the Guilds and Livery Companies that serve as an aspirational bridge for our community. 

Will you join us in reaching our aspirations? 

If you share our values, have an entrepreneurial spirit, and are excited by the prospect of making a real contribution to a new and growing school, we want to hear from you.

About Compass School

Compass School Southwark is a four-form entry, mixed, 11-16 free school that opened in September 2013. Founded by a varied and experienced group of Trustees, the school will grow to offer an exceptional education to 600 young people in the heart of Bermondsey by September 2021 when it will move into a new state-of-the-art building on its current site. We are ideally located, just a short walk from Bermondsey Tube Station.

Benefits of working at Compass School

We offer competitive inner London salaries on our own pay scale, and reward great teachers with our performance related pay scheme. All staff receive laptops and an annual entitlement to high quality CPD, along with the opportunity to take flexible days off when needed. We also operate a subsidised health care scheme for those who wish to participate, and other work related benefits such as cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes.

For further information about the school and the Trust, please go to www.compass-schools.com.

If you have any questions, contact us at recruitment@compass-schools.com or 0203 542 6506.

Compass Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding children and all appointments will require an enhanced DBS check. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Drummond Road, Southwark, London, SE16 2BT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 203 542 6506
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At Compass School we believe that “everyone in the Compass School Community will confidently reach the destination to which they aspire”. This applies to everyone, including our staff team. Our four values of aspiration, integrity, exploration and re...