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Head of Mathematics

Brighton GirlsBrighton and Hove

Applications are invited from experienced Mathematics specialists to lead our thriving Mathematics department. 

As Head of Mathematics, you will have overall responsibility for the professional leadership and management of the Mathematics department. You will ensure high standards of teaching and learning are delivered, resources are used efficiently and effectively, and the curriculum is managed and developed in accordance with school policy.

To be considered for this key role, you will be an inspiring and innovative teacher, with experience of teaching A Level and GCSE Mathematics and the ability to deliver lessons which combine academic rigour, excitement and energy. Leadership skills and the ability to inspire both staff and students to achieve their full potential are equally important.

Mathematics is an important part of the academic curriculum at Brighton Girls, with a large proportion of the Sixth Form continuing their studies at A Level. In addition, Brighton Girls has an excellent track record of success in Further Mathematics. If you believe you have the skills and experience to contribute to the continued success of Mathematics at Brighton Girls we would be delighted to hear from you.

Why join Brighton Girls?

As a founding school of the Girls’ Day School Trust, Brighton Girls has a significance in the history of girls’ education. Located in the heart of the city of Brighton; we are as eclectic, enterprising, and creative as the city itself. Our girls are bright and independent: they are resilient and not afraid to take risks; they have strong social consciences and enjoy learning.

As part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, our staff benefit from our 140-year history of excellence and innovation in girls’ education, with many opportunities to share ideas and best practice with colleagues across the network. They have access to an extensive central training and professional development programme to compliment school-based INSET, and also funding grants for individual courses of study.

Benefits include: 

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further details about this opportunity and to apply please click the apply button.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 9th December 2021 at 9.00am.

Interviews week beginning 13th December 2021.

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included. 

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

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