Director of Learning for Maths, Manchester

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St Matthew's RC High SchoolManchester

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L9 - L13 (£48,686 - (£53,724)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Director of Learning for Maths

Salary: L9 - L13 (£48,687 - £53,724)

Start: January 2020

Contract: Full Time, Permanent

St Matthew’s RC High School is seeking to appoint an outstanding practitioner of Maths who is ready to take on a new whole-school position.  The successful candidate will be a dynamic, diligent and enthusiastic individual who is relentless in the pursuit of pupil progress throughout KS3 and KS4, and in securing strong outcomes at GCSE. They will have the leadership skills needed to bring the best out in their staff, providing motivation, challenge and support as needed. They will facilitate the on-going development of teaching and learning in Maths, which will promote the highest possible standards of achievement. As a Director of Learning, on the leadership pay scale, the successful candidate will contribute on a wider scale to improving all outcomes across the school. 

Working in partnership with St Patrick’s National Teaching School, we are excited about the journey we have embarked on with them, and are committed to working proactively and dynamically, in order to develop and embed effective and sustainable strategies and policies designed to secure excellent outcomes for all of our young people.

Visit our website ( for more information, and follow us on twitter @smrchs. If you have any questions about the role, please direct these to Mrs Anna Espley, in the first instance, through or by calling us on 0161 681 6178.

St Matthew’s RC High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate child protection screening, including checks with past employers and an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

Completed applications should be returned to Anna Espley by post, or by email to 

Closing date: Monday 14 October 2019 at 12 noon

Interview date: Thursday 17 October 2019

More about St Matthew's RC High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Nuthurst Road, Moston, Manchester, Lancashire, M40 0EW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 161 6816178
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St Matthew’s RC High School is a large 11-16 voluntary aided Catholic comprehensive school in North Manchester with an intake of 240 pupils each year.

We are proud to be a Catholic school and we place at the centre of all we do the Person of Christ ...