Curriculum Adviser - English or Mathematics, Milton Keynes / London / School sites

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Cognita SchoolsMilton Keynes / London / School sites

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Start date: September 2018 or earlier
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Excellent
Contract term: Permanent

Curriculum Adviser - English or Mathematics

We are looking to appoint one post to lead English and one post to lead mathematics in our European family of schools. These are new posts. We are looking for colleagues that can lead on the development of English or mathematics across the region. Our schools span the full age range from 0 – 18 so there is an expectation that you will understand the curriculum across the range. Specifically, you will lead meetings with Heads of Department. In addition, there is an expectation (in time) that you will undertake some broader work on improvement in teaching and learning beyond your specialist subject. 


To champion the highest standards in English or Mathematics across the family of schools with a focus on effective research-led practice and high standards.

Key accountabilities

  • Act as a key point of contact for school based colleagues and as a subject matter expect
  • Lead and facilitate meetings of staff from schools to foster collegiality, share effective practice and disciplined innovation
  • Visit schools to evaluate provision (curriculum, teaching, assessment) and leadership in the subject area
  • Challenge under-performance through support and monitoring
  • Lead projects and empower others 
  • Be a source of inspiration and ensure that schools have access to excellence based on the most effective national and international standards
  • Lead effective practice networks face to face and virtually, including writing and curating high quality resources

Why we want you in our team

Because you…

  • Demonstrate integrity and a strong moral compass
  • Demonstrate excellent subject knowledge
  • Have an ability to empower others and nurture talent
  • Genuinely want the best for children in terms of provision and outcomes
  • Are willing to have honest, evidence-based and tough conversations, when required
  • Can enable others to see what is important when things are not appearing straight forward
  • Can juggle competing priorities and manage yourself


Please see the attached Candidate Brief with the full details of this incredibly exciting opportunity.

Job location

More about Cognita Schools
Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: 5 & 7 Diamond Court, Opal Drive, Eastlake Park, Fox Milne, Milton Keynes, MK15 0DU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1908 396250
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Cognita is a worldwide group of 70 schools, located throughout the UK, Latin America, Spain and Asia. We employ some 5,000 teaching and support staff in the care and education of 35,000 pupils. Since our launch in 2004, we have successfully built a f...