Full Time Head of Mathematics, Rochester, Kent

Closing date:

Sir Joseph Williamson's Mathematical SchoolRochester, Kent

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Start date: June or September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS / UPS plus TLR 2a £6,513
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No




TLR 2a £6,449

Required for June or September 2018 an enthusiastic and dynamic Head of Mathematics to work under the Director of Mathematics leading a well-resourced department. The department enjoys outstanding outcomes and has thriving A Level and Further Mathematics numbers, there are currently eight sets in both AS and A2. The successful candidate will:

  • be an outstanding, or have the potential to become an outstanding, classroom practitioner
  • have an ability to teach Mathematics in Key Stage Three, Four and Five (an ability          to teach Further Mathematics would be an advantage but not essential)
  • be committed to enabling all students to achieve their full potential
  • demonstrate enthusiasm for the subject
  • be able to effectively lead the development of the Mathematics department

This post would suit an experienced teacher.

The Mathematics Department is currently split across two hubs of 5 classrooms. All rooms have interactive whiteboards. A new Mathematics block is expected by September 2019.

OFSTED awarded the school an outstanding grade in every category in our most recent inspection, commenting that “students thrive within its distinctive ethos, enabling them to succeed academically and to develop into confident, well-rounded individuals who are prepared extremely well for their future lives.”

In 2012 the School was designated one of the first 100 National Teaching Schools. It is also a National Support School. We are also the regional Maths Hub lead. These factors ensure     exceptional career development opportunities.

If you are interested in working with bright, talented pupils, and alongside an exceptional group of teachers then please contact the P A to the Headteacher Mrs Jacqueline     Harrison, (harrisonj@sjwms.co.uk) 01634 844008 or visit our website www.sirjosephwilliamson.medway.sch.uk  where further details and an application form can be downloaded.

The Williamson Trust currently consists of Sir Joseph Williamson’s Mathematical School, The Hundred of Hoo Academy, High Halstow Primary School, Elaine Primary Academy, Allhallows Primary Academy, Stoke Community School and finally, as a co-sponsored academy, St James Church of England Primary Academy.

We are committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of children and any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Closing date for applications – 29th November 2017

Interviews to follow shortly after closing date

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More about Sir Joseph Williamson's Mathematical School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Maidstone Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 3EL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1634 844008
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