Director of Maths, Peterborough

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Hampton CollegePeterborough

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable on the Leadership Pay Spine
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Hampton College

Eagle Way, Hampton Vale, Peterborough, PE7 8BF.

Hampton College is an established, successful, all-through school, which formed its own multi-academy trust (Hampton Academies Trust- HAT) in 2014. The Trust is also the education provider for the new neighbouring secondary school, Hampton Gardens School and Hampton Lakes Primary School, which is due to open in 2019. HAT schools have very close links and some shared staff.

Hampton College currently serves the community of Hampton, on the southern outskirts of the city of Peterborough and has good links to Cambridge and Stamford.  Hampton Gardens School serves the neighbouring Cambridgeshire village of Yaxley, as well new housing being added to the Hampton East development, where Hampton Lakes Primary School will also be located.

January 2020 


Leadership Spine – point is negotiable

We are looking to appoint a Director of Maths to join us at an exciting time as Hampton College continues its journey to become an outstanding school. This position provides a unique opportunity to lead and develop the maths department whilst holding additional leadership responsibilities. We are looking to appoint the best person for this position, therefore the exact areas of additional responsibility will be open for negotiation.

• To lead a strong Maths Department, raise attainment and develop teaching and learning in Maths;

• To undertake specific leadership responsibilities (to be negotiated with the successful applicant);

• For a practitioner with a successful track record in achieving high standards and securing improvement through innovative teaching and who is ready for the next challenge in a leadership role;

• In a school where active learning and experimentation are encouraged and where Maths is valued and supported by the leadership team;

• In a modern building where each teaching space has interactive facilities;

• In an expanding trust where promotion and developmental opportunities arise regularly;

• Monitor the academic progress of students;

• Embrace creativity and  innovation and always looking for the very best practice in teaching;

What we can offer you in return:

• A fantastic working environment where students are enthusiastic and want to learn. All our schools have modern buildings, with light and airy classrooms, outstanding facilities and are situated at the heart of the community.

• We value our staff and recognise the importance of providing ongoing training opportunities. As a growing Trust we are also able to offer opportunities for promotion and fresh challenges as new roles arise regularly within the Trust.

• Our active Staff Wellbeing Group creates an effective channel for staff to be heard, and underpins our commitment to cultivating a supportive working environment which allows staff to flourish and achieve their full potential.

• Our extensive induction programme supports staff every step of the way, and our buddy system gives new staff a supportive and knowledgeable mentor.

• Full access to the Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme which is designed to help staff deal with any personal or professional problems. Staff have access to free legal advice, medical information, counselling sessions, online self-help tools, factsheets and the wellbeing portal.

For further details please visit the HAT website:

Closing date: 9.00am on Monday 24 June 2019

Hampton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

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More about Hampton College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Eagle Way, Hampton Vale, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, PE7 8BF, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1733 246820
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