Leader of Maths, Castleford

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Castleford AcademyCastleford

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L8 - L11 (Negotiable for exceptional candidate)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, dynamic, motivated and able Leader of Maths to lead our successful Maths department.  

You will be leading a very successful department who achieve outstanding results. In 2017, the maths Progress 8 score was +0.39 which was significantly above national. In additional to this, maths progress for the last two years has been in the top 20% of schools nationally.

We are looking for an excellent practitioner to work collaboratively with other Leaders of Department to develop colleagues in delivering outstanding lessons and develop the Maths curriculum, raising academic achievement and ensuring all pupils make outstanding progress. 

You will be: 

• Able to inspire pupils of all abilities within Maths to achieve their highest potential across Key Stage 3/4.

• Able to lead a team of high achieving specialists. 

• Committed to delivering consistently outstanding teaching and ability to share your practice with others in a constructive and collaborative manner. 

• Contribute to the strategic development of the department by implementing new initiatives, monitoring and reporting on key outcomes, to ensure the department meets academic targets. 

• Responsible and be accountable for pupil attainment and achievement, by tracking pupil progress and supporting individual pupils’ learning needs.  

You will be:  

• An outstanding practitioner. 

• Inspirational, dedicated and motivated. 

• Dedicated to being the best you can be. 

• Passionate about Maths and the education of young people. 

• Committed to Castleford Academy values. 

• Committed to achieving the best for every pupil.

• Supportive of the Academy’s ethos and values at all times both within the Academy and the wider community.

• Committed to inspiring pupils and staff in the development of teaching initiatives and strategies, promoting ‘Maths’ as a subject. 

• Able to provide an active contribution to the wider part of Academy life.  

Castleford Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. For all positions at Castleford Academy you are required to complete a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check prior to appointment. 

If you are interested in this role now or in the future, please contact Kelly Baker, HR Manager to arrange a visit on 01977 605060.

Application forms can be downloaded from our website. Completed applications should be addressed to Mr George Panayiotou, Headteacher at the school address or via email to recruitment@castlefordacademy.com. 

Providing suitable interest, the closing date for applications is Wednesday 28th February 2018 at 12 noon and interviews will be taking place the following week. 

For further information on the school, the role and ‘how to apply’ please visit 


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More about Castleford Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Ferrybridge Road, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 4JQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1977 605060
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