Director of Learning - Mathematics
Job Start: Easter/September 2019
Location: Eden Girls School, Coventry
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 1 (£13,027 -£7,669 depending on experience)
Contract Type: Full Time
Contract Term: Permanent
We are excited to offer the opportunity for a passionate, knowledgeable and focused Director of Learning to lead our outstanding and well-resourced Maths department.
At our school we believe that staff should be happy and enjoy coming to work each day. We have a strong ethos based around success, humility and respect and are looking to appoint a reflective and engaging candidate who will help to further develop the positive culture for both staff and students. Our STAR values (service, teamwork, ambition, respect) are embedded in our school and our vision statement, ‘nurturing today’s young people, inspiring tomorrow’s leaders’ clearly highlights the commitment we have in ‘going the extra mile’ for our students. Educational excellence, character development and service to communities form our mission statement.
Eden Girls’ School, Coventry is an Outstanding 11-18 Academy, opening in September 2014 with a state of the art new build which boasts outstanding facilities for all faculties. Our first cohort of Year 11 students achieved exceptional GCSE results in the summer 2018. Our Progress 8 score of +1.36 placed our school in 7th position in the country out of all the secondary schools. This is an amazing achievement for everyone in our team. Another headline figure achieved was that 67% of our students achieved GCSE Grades 9-5 in both English and Mathematics.
As the Director of Learning, you will have responsibility for student outcomes, teaching and learning, as well as supporting and developing teachers within the Maths faculty along with being an excellent classroom practitioner. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to progress their career in a very supportive school with extremely high quality CPD opportunities.
We can offer you:
- Excellent opportunities for professional development, with high ambitions for all
- A culture of educational excellence
- Focused students with high standards of commitment and supportive parents
We are keen to welcome colleagues who share our passion for engaging students in learning and inspiring them to achieve.
- Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of our students?
- Do you have what it takes to work with a determined leadership team and staff, which promote excellence, and consistently challenge you to improve?
If so, then we welcome you to join our team at Eden Girls School.
We actively encourage visits to the school.
Closing Date: Monday 14th January at 9am
Interview Date: TBC
Please note, all applications will be considered upon receipt
For further information, the application form and job description, please contact Mike Sherwin on the details below.
T: 0116 253 2389 / 07525 889925
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory check supplied by the Disclosure and Barring Service. The check will include any cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions.
Star Academies is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to satisfactory clearances including references, DBS checks, health clearances and proof of legal working in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.