Assistant Headteacher - Mathematics Specialism, Essex

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The Deanes SchoolEssex

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Assistant Headteacher - Mathematics Specialism

Salary: L10 - L14
Contract: Permanent
Start Date:  January 2020
Interviews: w/c 21 October 2019

We seek to appoint an Assistant Headteacher to work with the Mathematics Department to ensure a sustainable improvement in the quality of Maths teaching and support our continued improvement of GCSE Maths results. They will also have whole school responsibilities including the line management of several curriculum areas. The ideal candidate will provide the senior leadership team with in-depth knowledge of maths and how to improve results in this area of the curriculum. They will work with the Programme Leader for Maths to continue improving the Maths curriculum and ensure teaching and learning in Maths is of the highest standard.


The ideal candidate will be an inspirational classroom practitioner who is organised and innovative and has a passion to improve learning for all students.  They will be able to teach Maths across a range of abilities and disciplines.

The Deanes is part of the Challenger Multi-Academy Trust (CMAT), in what is an exciting period of growth with schools in Bedfordshire and Essex.  Our 6 iMatter promises to students, parents and staff are central to our school ethos: we shall remain a small secondary school where each and every one of our students can feel happy, respected and known as an individual within our safe and accepting community;  we aim to create a positive and respectful environment for all members of The Deanes, with consistently high expectations and standards and our curriculum caters for individual strengths and needs, enabling every student to make outstanding progress and provide them with extensive opportunities for personal development.

The well-being of our staff is a high priority.  All staff at The Deanes have access to high quality training to further develop their teaching practice. Staff can take advantage of free gym membership and we are fortunate to have an onsite children’s nursery which may be able to accommodate your childcare needs.  There is ample car parking on site and we are well situated in South East Essex, with good links to public transport, within ten minutes of Benfleet and Rayleigh Rail Stations, where a 45 minute train journey will take you into London. 

The Deanes School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful candidates will be subject to DBS clearance.

Full details of the job description, specification and relevant forms are available on our website www.deanesschool.co.uk or please contact Mrs Griffiths who will send you the relevant paperwork.

We welcome visits to the school prior to application.  If you would like to take a tour, meet some of our students and discuss the position further, please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Griffiths. 

Please submit your application form to Gemma Griffiths by email ggriffiths@thedeanes.essex.sch.uk or by post to The Deanes School, Daws Heath Road, Thundersley, SS7 2TD.

Closing date for application:  Thursday 17 October 2019 12pm



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Daws Heath Road, Thundersley, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 2TD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1268 773545