Head of Faculty for Mathematics, Rickmansworth

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Rickmansworth SchoolRickmansworth

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR1b
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


About the School:  

 • Good Ofsted rating  

• Progress 8 for GCSE is the significantly positive 0.33 

• Excellent CPD opportunities 

• We are proud of our close community connections

• Admission preference is given to staffs’ children 

• We are partially selective 

• £3.5m school expansion  

• The School is in a strong, stable financial position in this challenging climate 

• We have an outstanding wellbeing programme offering  

o Childcare vouchers 

o Flu jabs  

o Access to the Fitness Suite and swimming pool  

o Pilates classes 

o Yoga class 

o Free eye tests 

• Reputation of academic excellence 

• Pearsons Award finalists – we are the highest School to have awards given by students.  Over the last 2 years we have had 3 national finalists 

• First class student support within an inspirational environment 

• Specialisms are in Science and the Performing Arts 

• We believe every child deserves the best and we aim to achieve excellence in all aspects of school life 

• Our teachers are highly trained, dedicated and determined to help every child succeed  

About the Department:  

• We have a strong team of well qualified staff using a wide range of resources and students achieve very good results at all Key Stages 

• In Year 7 students are placed into Maths sets within half year populations as a result of their performance in Key Stage 2 exams and tests that the School administer 

• In Years 8 and 9 students are placed into Maths sets within their half year populations as a result of their prior performance 

• Mental and oral starters are regularly used and each room in the Department has access to an interactive whiteboard or data projector and many KS3 lessons are taught using interactive software 

• Students in Years 10 and 11 are working towards the EDEXCEL GCSE in Mathematics 

• In KS4 we have a two tier GCSE structure 

• Results at GCSE are excellent and in recent years no student has failed to gain a grade at GCSE Mathematics 

• Last summer 89% of our Year 11 students achieved Grade 4 or above, as opposed to 61% nationally  

Full details of the job can be found on our website www.rickmansworth.herts.sch.uk   

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and are an equal opportunities employer.  Applicants must declare any criminal convictions and submit to a check with the Disclosing and Barring Service as the post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  

Application forms and details can be obtained from the website, by calling the School on 01923 726917 or by email to rspinks@rickmansworth.herts.sch.uk  If you would like to visit the School, please contact Mrs Spinks, Headteacher’s PA on the above details.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Scots Hill, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 3AQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1923 773 296
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