Maths Department 2nd in charge, York

Closing date:

Joseph Rowntree SchoolYork

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS +TLR2b (£4,531 p.a.)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


MPS/UPS +TLR2b (£4,531 p.a.)


The Joseph Rowntree School is a successful 11-18 mixed comprehensive school of over 1,200 students, with approximately 250 in the Sixth Form. Our school is set in extensive, attractive grounds and playing fields. We have the benefit of high quality facilities which support and challenge our learners in order for them to enjoy learning and make the most of their potential in a world of huge technological change.

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, dynamic, ambitious and creative Second in Department to join our thriving and committed Mathematics team from September 2019. The role will focus on all aspects of department management, working closely with the Head of Maths. This will serve as an excellent stepping stone towards a Head of Maths post. 

The successful candidate will be: 

• Ambitious within their own career and in the success of their students. 

• Intelligent and clear thinking with a broad and in-depth understanding of the importance of Maths within children’s learning and broader education. 

• Relevant qualifications (both formal and through appropriate experience) to meet the challenge of the specific appointment. 

• Skilled in the use of ICT for teaching and learning. 

• Committed to the broader education and social development of young people. 

• A genuine commitment to making a positive contribution to the School and most importantly a difference to the lives of young people. This includes their educational and broader achievement, self-esteem and confidence, social wellbeing and future employability. 

You will find us to the north of the historic city of York and we have an excellent learning environment and superb facilities.

The Joseph Rowntree School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from our website Please download the Applicant’s Guidance document – ‘How to Apply’.

Completed application forms should be addressed to Mrs Tracy Bussey, Headteacher’s PA at the school (email address:

Closing Date:  Sunday 17th February 2019 at 12 midnight

More about Joseph Rowntree School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Voluntary Controlled
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Haxby Road, New Earswick, York, North Yorkshire, YO32 4BZ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1904 552100
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