Assistant Subject Leader for Mathematics (second in department), Hertfordshire

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Ridgeway AcademyHertfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: April 2020 (or earlier by negotiation)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2b (£4,653)
Contract term: Permanent

Are you motivated to help students learn and do you have a passion for your subject? Are you aspiring to Lead Mathematics within the next 12 - 18 months? Do you want to work within the Alban Academies Trust which will facilitate outstanding professional development?

If this is you, then you are the exact professional Ridgeway Academy is looking for.

Assistant Subject Leader for Mathematics

Pay scale: MPS/UPS + TLR 2b (£4,653)
Start date: April 2020 (or earlier by negotiation)

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. Maths achieved record results in 2019 securing a significant increase on 2018, taking results above national average.

Our expectation would be, through specialist mentoring from our highly experienced Director of Mathematics and excellent professional development with the AAT, the successful candidate would be aspiring to be a Subject Leader in Mathematics within 12 – 18 months.

We can offer you:

  • A collaborative, supportive team with a passion for teaching and facilitating progress
  • A highly experienced Director of Mathematics to nurture and grow your leadership skills
  • Enthusiastic students who are keen to progress and work hard
  • First class professional development
  • A network of Leaders across Ridgeway Academy and the AAT who are highly effective

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is a passionate Mathematics teacher who puts student progress and engagement at the heart of all they do and wants to take the next step in their career
  • Can share and deliver in the vision to be an outstanding department
  • Is willing to learn and help evolve the good practices already in place

If you would like to join us on our journey and have access to amazing career prospects through the trust, we would love to hear from you.

We are totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the DBS, satisfactory references and medical clearance.

An application form is available on our website. Applications must include a cover letter, no more than two sides of A4. If you have any queries, please contact the Headteacher’s PA on extension 303.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as the school reserves the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate.

Closing date: 9:00am Friday 6 December 2019
Interview date: Thursday 12 December 2019

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'

For more information and to apply online :

Ridgeway Academy
Herns Lane
Welwyn Garden City
01707 351350

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