Assistant Headteacher/ Director of Mathematics, Hertfordshire

Closing date:

Ridgeway AcademyHertfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: January/April 2020 (by negotiation)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L10 - L12 (£51,040.32 - £53,520.96) A significant recruitment and retention allowance payable for the right candidate.
Contract term: Permanent

Ridgeway Academy is a member of the Alban Academies Trust (AAT), together with Sandringham and Verulam schools. We work in a multi-academy trust to share best practice, deliver joint training, promote the highest of expectations and raise achievement for all students. The AAT motto is ‘Educational Excellence for Everyone’. The trust offers significant opportunities for career development of staff at all levels within our organisation. This is an exciting time to join Ridgeway Academy as it takes the next step in its journey to becoming good and then outstanding.  Mathematics achieved record results in 2019 securing a significant increase on 2018, taking progress results above national average.

We can offer you:

  • An opportunity to lead Mathematics and drive achievement to the next level with the full support of the Alban Academies Trust
  • Outstanding professional development and future career opportunities
  • A school with a significant increase in popularity and a very supportive community
  • Key leadership role within the school contributing to its growth and success
  • Experience of a collaborative approach to educational delivery with sharing of resources across the trust.


If you are interested in joining our school we would love to hear from you. The application pack can be obtained from or direct from Helen Smith, PA to the Headteacher via

Tours of the School: To arrange a tour please contact Helen Smith, 01707 351350

Closing date: Friday 18 October 2019 (10.00 am)
Short-listing: Friday 18 October 2019
Interviews: Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 October 2019

Please contact Helen Smith, PA to Headteacher, by email (above) or telephone on 01707 351350 if you have any questions.

Alban Academies Trust and Ridgeway Academy are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS Check. 

We are an inclusive comprehensive Academy totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and all appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service,satisfactory references and medical clearance.

'Everybody can achieve'

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More about Ridgeway Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Herns Lane, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 2AF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1707 351350