Head of Mathematics Department, Marlow

Expiring soon

Sir William Borlase's Grammar SchoolMarlow

Date posted:
Start date: Required for January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 1B (tbc on interview)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School, a member of Marlow Education Trust, is a selective-entry, co-educational grammar school located in the centre of the attractive Thames-side town of Marlow, Buckinghamshire. The school is heavily oversubscribed, having an excellent academic record, placing well on a variety of national league tables. Standards of attainment are well above average. The school also has a justifiably high reputation for its outstanding Sixth Form and the very impressive performance of its school sports teams, performing arts and for its extremely strong and vibrant STEM extra curricular activities. 

A rarely-available opportunity has arisen at Sir William Borlase's Grammar School for an inspirational Mathematics specialist to lead this outstanding Department. The successful candidate will demonstrate a dynamic and creative approach to teaching, a passion for the subject and the necessary skills and vision to enhance further the excellent teaching and learning within the department. 

You will be responsible for leading and managing a large team of experienced and dedicated teachers, and have the ability to provide clear, effective guidance to colleagues, developing their teaching practice as well as maximising standards of student attainment.

The Maths department achieves consistently excellent GCSE and A Level results. This year achieving 27% Grade 9 at GCSE and 35% A* at A level. Students go on to study Mathematics and related subjects at Oxford, Cambridge and other Russell Group Universities. Maths is the most popular A Level for boys and girls with many taking Further Maths and STEP papers.

For an application form please visit www.swbgs.com  and click on Job Vacancies or email asummerfield@swbgs.com  for more information.

Closing date: Friday 20 September 2019

The school is fully committed to the DCSF guidance on Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education and all candidates for the post will therefore be subject to vetting procedures following Buckinghamshire County Council's guidance on Safer Recruitment and Selection in Schools


More about Sir William Borlase's Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: West Street, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 2BR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1628 816500
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Sir William Borlase’s is a co-educational selective state grammar school in Marlow, Buckinghamshire. As of the most recent inspection there were 1028 students on the school roll, of which 375 were studying in the sixth form. The school was establishe...