Head of Mathematics, Lancashire

Closing date:Expiring soon


Date posted:
Start date: September 2020 or earlier subject to candidate's availability
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, innovative and inspirational person to lead an experienced and effective Mathematics Department.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and hard-working with a high level of emotional intelligence. He/she will have strong communication skills and the ability to build good relationships with pupils, parents and staff. He/she will have a strong commitment to the College’s mission and identity as set out in the College Mission Statement, and they are also likely to demonstrate all of the following:

  • Personal academic credibility;
  • Hold a relevant degree and QTS;
  • Have significant experience of examining either at A-level or for the IB;
  • Be interested in re-invigorating links with state schools;
  • The ability to lead, manage and develop a strong team of Mathematics teachers; 
  • A focus on academic excellence, with the desire and ability to get things done in a timely, professional manner;
  • A genuine enjoyment of working with others for the betterment of young people;
  • A commitment to safeguarding the welfare of young people;
  • Very strong organisational skills;
  • The ability to work under pressure, balancing a number of commitments;

This is a full-time position within a busy boarding school and lessons are timetabled over six days, Monday to Saturday. In addition to academic teaching there is an expectation that staff will be involved in the wider life of the school and play a full part in boarding pastoral care, usually as a member of a Playroom or House team.

Closing date for applications:  Friday 24th January 2020 at 12 noon

Interviews to be held on Tuesday 4th February 2020

More about Stonyhurst
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Stonyhurst College & Stonyhurst St Mary's Hall, Stonyhurst, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 9PZ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1254 826345
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What sort of school is Stonyhurst?

Stonyhurst is a Catholic, HMC (Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference) independent boarding and day school for boys and girls from 3 to 18. At Stonyhurst College, we have almost 500 pupils aged 13-18, over two ...