Director of Maths, Cambridge

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Hills Road Sixth Form CollegeCambridge

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Start date: 23 August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L4 £48,494 to L6 £51,161
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your leadership skills, both within a department and across an organisation?  Do you have the skills to lead a large team in securing outstanding outcomes for all students?

We are looking for an excellent practitioner to lead our large and vibrant Maths department.  Maths is the largest department within our sector-leading sixth form college, with approximately half of all students studying Maths A level.  In addition, we have one of the largest cohorts of Further Mathematicians in the country.  This new post has been created to reflect the strategic importance of the Maths department within the College and to give it a voice at a more senior level.

You will already be a Head of Department, or a second in department/teacher with leadership experience gained in a secondary school or College.  You will have worked in an environment with substantial A level Maths provision at some point in your career.  You will bring clarity of vision, be a creative and strategic thinker and be capable of inspiring trust in staff and students.  For someone with drive, energy and enthusiasm the College will provide a stimulating, supportive and exciting environment to support your career development, including for those with senior leadership goals.

Please refer to the job description and person specification; if you would like to discuss any aspect of the role before making an application, please contact Nicki Dartnell (Deputy Principal) for an informal discussion

Details and an application form for the above post may be obtained from our website

If you would like any further general information please speak to the College’s Human Resources Manager, Michele Nightingale on 01223 278063 or email

The closing date for applications is 9.00am on Monday 21st January. Interviews will take place on Monday 28th January and Tuesday 29th January.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and staff and expects all members of the College community, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment. The College actively promotes equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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More about Hills Road Sixth Form College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Hills Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 8PE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1223 247251
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The College operates on an attractive site just over a mile south of the centre of the historic city of Cambridge. Having responded to strong and sustained demand for places over a number of years we now have approaching 2,400 full-time 16-19 student...