Departmental Leadership Role (3 i/c in department), Coulsdon

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Woodcote High SchoolCoulsdon

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Outer London Pay Scale plus TLR up to £3,665
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No



Departmental Leadership Role (3 i/c in Department)

Outer London Pay Scale plus TLR up to £3,665 

Required from September 2018

Woodcote High School has long been a top choice for parents in the Coulsdon & Purley area of South London and is heavily over-subscribed. Located in a pleasant suburban setting on the borders of Surrey, Sutton and Croydon, the school has a rural feel but is officially in the Outer London salary band.

Judged “good” by Ofsted in January 2015 in all areas and reaffirmed in March 2018, inspectors praised our students as “courteous, respectful and keen to talk about their achievements.”

GCSE results are way above average and A Level results are improving rapidly. Teachers rate Woodcote as an enjoyable place to work due to the “fabulous students and supportive colleagues”. This is a terrific opportunity for an innovative teacher to join our forward-looking and successful Maths Department and to help shape the future of the department whilst taking your first steps on the leadership ladder to support your future career ambitions.

This position, is a key role within the Maths department for continuing to develop A Level Mathematics and Further Mathematics. Maths is the most popular A Level at Woodcote High School. This position is perfect to enhance your C.V. and support you onto higher level leadership both within the Mathematics Department and across the whole school. The Department is well resourced and committed to developing its vision whereby all students fulfil their potential. 

If you have energy, ambition and a passion for your subject and perhaps emerging from a successful NQT year or returning to education after a period of childcare, then we would like to hear from you.  Applications are welcome from all applicants who feel that they are ready to progress to the next stage of leadership. Job share and part-time applications may also be considered. 

Pre-application visits are welcomed and encouraged so please telephone the school or email if you would like to arrange an informal visit before you apply.

You can download all the details and an application form for this post from TES HireWire or (click on staff vacancies link at the bottom of the home page). Alternatively, you can telephone or email the school. 

Closing date for applications: Early applications are welcome but no later than noon on Monday 21st May 2018. 

We encourage early applications, and reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time should the right candidate be found.

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More about Woodcote High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Meadow Rise, Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5 2EH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 668 6464
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