Director of Mathematics, Blackburn, Lancashire

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Our Lady and St John Catholic CollegeBlackburn, Lancashire

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Start date: September
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Join us at an exciting time in our school and partnership improvement journey as we pursue excellence in all of our schools.

Working in partnership with St Patrick’s National Teaching School, Our Lady & St John Catholic College is an 11-16 Voluntary Aided School enjoying ‘rapid improvement’ in our pursuit of excellence. 

We are seeking to appoint a successful, highly motivated and dynamic candidate to lead our Maths team as Director of Mathematics. You will be joining the extended senior leadership team and play a key role in delivering excellence in OLSJ and in the strategic development of both schools at Leadership level. A key aspect of the role will be supporting Maths improvement across the North West in the 25 schools we support.

The successful candidate will:

· Be an outstanding classroom practitioner. 

· Be or aspire to be a potential Specialist Leader in Education and system leader.

· Be passionate about student achievement and aspirations.

· Have successful experience of improving standards. 

· Be able to inspire colleagues and get the best from others.

· Show commitment to the school’s vision and Catholic ethos.

· Be able to show they have secured high results with their own teaching classes. 

An application pack can be found on our website or can be obtained from Mrs Casandra Taylor (, applications can be returned by e-mail to Mrs Taylor.

Our Lady & St John Catholic College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Closing date for the application is: 3pm on Monday 19 February 

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More about Our Lady and St John Catholic College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: North Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 1PY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1254 588388
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Our Lady & St John Catholic College was opened in 1987, following the amalgamation of two Blackburn Catholic High Schools and is partnered with : Holy Souls, Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, St Alban’s, St Anne’s, St Antony’s...