Deputy Curriculum Leader for Maths, Redbridge

Closing date:Expiring today

Caterham High SchoolRedbridge

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 2c £6,726
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an excellent opportunity for a bright, energetic and innovative individual to take on the role of Deputy Curriculum Leader of the Maths department. The Maths department is a large department with friendly and supportive colleagues. We are determined to improve outcomes for all our young people. If you have a passion for demonstrating the wonders of maths to young people, and a commitment to work with all ages and abilities, we would like to hear from you.

The successful applicant will be a highly committed, motivated and passionate teacher who can lead by example.  This is a strategic post that offers opportunities to work with the Curriculum Leader to develop maths provisions, including shaping the curriculum so that students are motivated to fulfil and exceed their potential. We are also looking for a candidate who will maintain a relentless focus on high quality of teaching and learning to achieve outstanding outcomes. There are lots of opportunities within this role and across the school to develop your professional profile and experiences.

It is an exciting time to join Caterham High School. We have a new Headteacher and a renewed energy as we strive for excellence in all that we do. There are opportunities to engage fully in the life of the school and bring your expertise and experiences to make a difference to this wonderful community of children, parents and carers, staff and governors.

Caterham High School is a community school at the heart of the local neighbourhood. We provide a haven in which our children feel safe, valued and happy. Our school serves a richly diverse area of East London, with many ethnic groups and languages represented. Each child is important and we do our utmost to ensure that each student is given every opportunity to learn and succeed. Our students are well behaved, polite and friendly. We enjoy excellent relationships between students and staff.

We provide a rich and diverse curriculum at KS3, with students making choices from a wide range of options at KS4. We have recently improved our KS5 curriculum offer. There are good opportunities for staff to teach in all three key stages. 

Caterham High School is a friendly, welcoming and dynamic environment for staff. We have good facilities for all subjects. There is strong and valued CPD, including an excellent programme for NQTs and trainee teachers. We are active participants of the Seven Kings Teaching School Alliance. Staff have free access to our gym and other sports facilities, including the swimming pool and free parking.

We warmly welcome an informal visit or a conversation prior to application. You can also visit the website to view information videos about Caterham High.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Clearance. If you have not received a response within 2 weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been shortlisted. References will be taken up for shortlisted candidates prior to interview unless you indicate on your application form that you do not wish your current employer to be approached prior to interview.

For more information and an application pack please see our website or contact Rebecca Bergin, (HR) on 0208 551 4321 or email 

Completed application forms should be returned or e-mailed to by Monday 20th May by 10am. Interviews will be held on Thursday 23rd May 2019. 

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More about Caterham High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Caterham Avenue, Clayhall, Ilford, Essex, IG5 0QW, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 8551 4321
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Caterham High School is a non-denominational, co-educational secondary school with sixth form in Ilford, Essex. There are approximately 1,217 students on the school roll, 313 of whom are in the sixth form. The school can be easily accessed by public ...