Position: Head of Department Mathematics
Salary: MPS + TLR 1a £7,853
Employer: Hackney New School
Location: E8 Haggerston, Hackney
Contract Type: Full time
Contract Term: Permanent
Closing Date: Wednesday 9th October 2019 at 12.00pm
Start date: Monday 6th January 2020
Hackney New School is a community school in east London, close to Haggerston overground train station. We are looking for a Head of Department for Mathematics for a January 2020 start. We would like to appoint someone who is keen on their subject and enjoys teaching first and foremost.
Hackney New School has embarked on a journey to become outstanding. It is now being led Charlotte Whelan and a highly experienced and skilled leadership team drawn from across the Community Schools Trust. Charlotte oversaw Forest Gate Community School's transformation from Requires Improvement to Outstanding in three years.
At HNS we offer excellent staff support and leadership development, good career progression opportunities and a friendly and dedicated approach to school leadership.
We are a forward-thinking school that has dispensed with formal lesson observations, retrospective book marking and written student exam reports but we have very high standards of care and outcomes. Behaviour is fast improving and our students are embracing the new school culture and are keen to progress.
We prefer candidates who are organised, friendly, and who possess a positive work ethic. Having a few good ideas is always welcome. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to be part of a team which will lead HNS to outstanding.
If you join us you will be part of an aspirational, committed and hardworking team that will look after you and help you progress in your career.
Please note we will only be able to consider applications from candidates with QTS and who can attend an interview in person.
For more information about the post please contact Ms Grace Travis by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 020 7617 7181. Visits to the school are encouraged and can be arranged by contacting Grace.
Completed applications should be submitted by 12.00pm, Wednesday 9th October 2019. Interviews will take place the week after.
Hackney New School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. In order to meet this responsibility, we follow the government's Safer Recruiting Guidelines and all appointments will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and satisfactory references.