Director of Mathematics, Northumberland

Closing date:

Bedlington AcademyNorthumberland
Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,720 - £39,406
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Salary: MPS/UPS, plus TLR 1c (£11,475)

Closing Date: Wednesday 23 January 

Short listing: Thursday 24 January

Interviews: WB 4 February 

Start date: September 2019

We are seeking to appoint a highly qualified, motivated and ambitious leader with the highest personal and academic standards to lead our Mathematics Department, someone who is an outstanding practitioner, with high expectations and a record of achieving the best outcomes from their students.  We are looking for a leader with drive, energy, a genuine love for teaching and learning and a passion for Mathematics, someone who has the vision and determination to lead the Mathematics Department to ensure all our students receive excellence every day.   

Your role as Director of Mathematics will include:

• Leading the strategic direction and development of the department  

• Driving forward the quality of teaching and learning in the department

• Leading and managing staff

• Effectively deploying resources   

• Working alongside staff from the Research School to implement innovations in Teaching and Learning and interventions that impact on pupil outcomes

• Performance Management responsibilities

If you are passionate about the students with whom you work, have high expectations with regards to standards and behaviour and a commitment to ensuring that every student achieves their full potential, we look forward to your application.

Bedlington Academy has recently joined the North East Learning Trust - a family of schools that spans the North East. By joining the Trust, we are now well positioned to help to take it from strength to strength offering our experience and expertise to other schools, whilst having wider access to shared resources and ideas ourselves. 

The Trust vision is that every child experiences excellence every day, and membership enables us all to share our skills to ensure that this vision is a reality for all schools in the Trust. 

Teachers joining Bedlington Academy join us as proud members of a Trust that is seeing rapid results across the region and one that places huge importance on staff development with opportunities at all levels to progress and reach your full potential.  

Within our family of schools, we have a designated Teaching School and ‘outstanding’ SCITT programme and we were also designated one of only 22 Research Schools country in April 2017. Thus, you will be joining a Trust with a wealth of resources, capacity and expertise. 

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact Jade Hutton, Support Services Manager on 01670 822625 to make an appointment.

Application forms and information pack are available from North East Learning Trust website, or Bedlington Academy website, or Jade Hutton, Support Services Manager telephone No. 01670 822625 or email These should be returned either by email to or by post to Jade Hutton, Support Services Manager, Bedlington Academy, Palace Road, Bedlington, Northumberland, NE22 7DS by noon on Wednesday 23 January.

An enhanced DBS check and pre-occupational health check are an essential part of the selection and recruitment process. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The North East Learning Trust and Bedlington Academy is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met. 

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More about Bedlington Academy
Address: Palace Road, Bedlington, Northumberland, NE22 7DS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1670 822625