Subject Lead for Mathematics Department, Coventry/Warks border

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The Westwood AcademyCoventry/Warks border

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Start date: Summer Term 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TMS/UPS + TLR 1b
Contract term: Permanent

The Westwood Academy is a popular and progressive academy driving hard to move from good to outstanding. Due to the recent internal promotion of the current postholder, an exciting vacancy has arisen as Subject Lead for Maths. Upon securing our new candidate, we will consider all unsuccessful but strong candidates for another teaching position with an additional TLR Responsibility within the Maths department or a whole school responsibility (role open to the particular strengths of the candidate) if the candidate so wishes.   

The Westwood Academy offers the best of all school environments. Our strengths include  

• A small, community school which has a supportive, family feel and yet has the highest expectations of our wonderful staff and pupil team 

• Exceptionally strong relationships between staff and pupils 

• CVA outcomes in 2017 of +0.22 for Progress 8 (+0.44 for disadvantaged pupils) 

• An excellent reputation in the local community 

• A stunning environment in which to work 

• Always outward facing we are undertaking EEF based research and working with a local collaborative of schools to raise achievement further for all pupils in Coventry 

• A strong professional development programme at all levels of the organisation with teaching and learning at the heart of what we do 

• An academic curriculum which continues to be enriched by sport, the creative arts and around 30 different clubs and societies 

• Pupils who love to come to school and are proud of The Westwood Academy   

In our recent OfSTED inspection (October 2017) we were graded ‘good’ and our journey towards outstanding was noted. Recently, the governing bodies of  The Westwood Academy and the prestigious Kenilworth School passed resolutions to come together to form a Multi-Academy Trust (KMAT) and so you will be joining us at the start of this exciting journey. In addition, you will be joining a team made up of staff who have been working with us for 40 years through to new teachers to the profession.   

We are happy to consider applications from candidates whatever your career stage. We have a reputation for ‘promoting early’ and so applications will also be welcome from practitioners who are relatively new to the profession but can show evidence of outstanding potential to lead; we will be committed to growing you into this critical role. If you have potential and the drive to succeed, we are interested in discussing this opportunity with you.    

Employees benefit from an extensive bespoke CPD programme, subsidised gym membership, subsidised dining, and other employee benefits, such as a performance pay bonus scheme   

You are most welcome to visit the school to meet our staff and pupils. If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact the Head Teacher.  

Further details and application forms are available via the school website at www.thewestwoodacademy.co.uk/vacancies.htm Please send completed application forms to admin@thewestwoodacademy.co.uk  

If you require any further information please contact 

Mrs J Westwell, Head Teacher’s PA  

Telephone number: 024 7642 6901

Closing date: 9.00am Monday 29th January 2018  

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to two satisfactory references and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Mitchell Avenue, Canley, Coventry, West Midlands, CV4 8DY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 24 7646 7779
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