The Governors seek to appoint a well-qualified, innovative and committed Assistant Head: Director Mathematics in this heavily oversubscribed, historic, high achieving, Church of England High school. We are situated on the edge of the West Pennine moors with easy access to both stunning countryside and the vibrant city life of Manchester.
You will be expected to motivate and excite pupils so that they can learn effectively and achieve high standards in Maths, both within the curriculum and through an extensive extra-curricular programme.
You will be supported through our teaching school network, Ripley Teaching School Alliance, and by a staff committed to growing outstanding professionals.
You must have a degree or equivalent in Mathematics or related discipline and have successful experience of leading a Maths Department to at least GCSE level over a minimum of 2 years.
You will be enthusiastic about taking Maths learning beyond the classroom through deep learning experiences, partnerships, exchanges and be keen to see the department’s work externally accredited.
You will be part of the school’s senior leadership team (SLT) and will carry out supervisory duties in line with SLT expectations.
You will be expected to teach the full ability range across Key Stage 3 and 4 and have a good understanding of the application of ICT skills in teaching Maths.
You must actively promote the Christian ethos and contribute to building the caring Christian community of the school.
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.
Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.