Director of Mathematics, London Borough of Hounslow

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Heston Community SchoolLondon Borough of Hounslow

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L11-L15
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

 An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and forward-thinking leader to join our successful and high achieving learning community.

We are seeking a dynamic and highly skilled Teacher of Mathematics who is committed to maintaining a consistently high standard of Teaching and Learning across the Mathematics Curriculum Area. The successful candidate will be a member of the Leadership Team, contributing fully to its journey towards achieving excellence by inspiring and motivating both staff and students.

You will be involved in shaping the strategic direction of our high performing School, leading and managing staff and securing outstanding life chances for our students. 

The successful candidate will possess:

• The ability to take a leading role in developing the School’s strategy, as directed by the Headteacher

• The confidence and ability to teach Mathematics at all levels

• The professional characteristics to be an excellent role model and classroom practitioner, who is prepared to be innovative in their own teaching

• The experience to manage an extremely able team, or the ability to develop coaching, mentoring and leadership skills with our support

• The vision to provide opportunities outside of the classroom that inspire and engage our students

• A clear understanding of the current curriculum, assessment and pedagogical developments relating to Mathematics at all Key Stages

Heston Community School is a successful, vibrant, happy and oversubscribed school where ‘students behave well and the vast majority are keen learners’ [Ofsted, 2016]. We are now seeking to appoint an individual who shares our passion for learning and our determination to change lives through the education we provide.

We place great store on staff development, at all levels with an extensive programme of professional development, which offers a whole range of opportunities for colleagues to develop their potential within and beyond Heston.

We believe that schools can and do make a difference; change lives and that the most important asset in any school is its staff. The success of Heston Community School is due to our dedicated, committed, experienced and enthusiastic staff.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment. This appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and positive references.

Contact Details

Please email Sonia Dosanjh ( if you require any further information or you would like to visit the School. The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in the School. 

Job location

More about Heston Community School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Heston Road, Heston, Hounslow, Middlesex, TW5 0QR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8572 1931
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Heston Community School is a mainstream, co-educational, non-denominational, state-academy, secondary school for children aged 11-19. It is situated in Hounslow in Middlesex and it has 1220 pupils on its roll.

The school was officially opened by the ...