Head of Mathematics, Hampshire

Closing date:

Sherfield SchoolHampshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary : Undisclosed (competitive depending on experience and qualifications)
Contract term: Permanent

Sherfield School is an independent, co-educational day and boarding school of approximately 410 pupils from 3 months to 18 years.  Sherfield School is set in 76 acres of beautiful Hampshire countryside close to Reading and Basingstoke.  The School has a forward thinking educational vision, a growing Sixth Form, impressive GCSE and A Level results and an ambitious development programme. 

We are seeking to appoint a committed, inspirational and dynamic leader for this key leadership post. We require a lead professional who has breadth of vision, creativity, energy and motivation to lead the development of learning and teaching in mathematics at Sherfield School. The post offers an unrivalled opportunity for the successful candidate to develop innovative practice in teaching and learning, further develop curricular and co-curricular experiences and meet the challenge of raising pupil performance in a key subject area.  In particular we seek to appoint a leader who will relish the opportunity to work with a dedicated team of professionals and inspire pupils to achieve their potential.  They will work closely with the lead for Prep mathematics and ensure that there is clear progression in the delivery and experience of learning through mathematics across the school, leading to outstanding outcomes at GCSE and A-level. 

Applications are welcome from experienced and enthusiastic candidates seeking promotion and existing middle leaders.  Whether you have experience of independent education or are simply seeking a change from the state education sector, this role certainly provides a superb opportunity for a leader with a passion for Mathematics.  

All candidates are required to complete an application form in full. Please note that applications must be made on the School’s application form and accompanied by a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4.

If you require any further details, would like an informal discussion with the Headmaster or wish to visit the school, please contact Danielle Bishay, Headmaster’s PA via email:  d.bishay@sherfieldschool.co.uk.

To apply, please send your letter and Sherfield application form via post to: Danielle Bishay, Sherfield School, Sherfield on Loddon, Hook, and Hampshire, RG27 0HU OR electronically via e-mail: d.bishay@sherfieldschool.co.uk. 

Closing Date for Applications:  midday, Monday 30th March 2020

Interviews will be held on Thursday 2nd April 2020 

Sherfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant pre-employment checks, including checks with past employers.




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 1 - 18 years
Address: Reading Road, Sherfield-on-Loddon, Hook, Hampshire, RG27 0HU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1256 884800
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Sherfield School nestles in 76 acres of rural Hampshire between Basingstoke and Reading and is one of the few schools in the area to offer co-educational day and boarding all-through schooling; from the outstanding nursery through to the successful s...