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Employer St Joseph's R.C.High School
Location Newport
Salary Leadership scale 10-15
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts Easter 2017 or September 2017

Are you an outstanding leader of mathematics? Have you a proven record of delivering excellent outcomes? Do you have a commitment and determination to raising standards in mathematics? If so, this exciting new position will provide you with the opportunity to significantly impact upon the outcomes in mathematics for all students at St. Joseph’s RC High School.

The Governors of this successful and oversubscribed Catholic High School wish to appoint an inspirational leader who is able to drive the mathematics curriculum and pedagogy forward. Your commitment and determination will motivate and encourage our students and staff to realise their full potential.

If you are a current leader in mathematics we would welcome your application. You would receive our commitment to supporting you to lead improvement. We take pride in our culture of growing and developing leadership.

The hard work and commitment of our staff, the excellent partnerships we have with parents and our relentless focus upon learning and teaching and high quality pastoral care, is reflected in the outstanding achievement of our pupils. In our most recent ESTYN and Section 50 inspections we were awarded the top ’excellent’ grades in each of the key questions and all of the 15 Estyn quality indicators. In 2015 St. Joseph’s RC High was the only school in the region to attain a ‘Green’ categorisation to represent its excellent leadership at all levels and the outstanding quality of learning and teaching taking place at the school.

Students at St. Joseph’s RC High School are proud of their vibrant learning community which is committed to providing everyone with the opportunity to discover their talents, realise their potential and become well rounded, socially conscious young citizens.

In summary, you will:

  • Be a dynamic and innovative leader with a forward thinking and committed approach
  • Be an excellent classroom practitioner who will lead by example in the classroom
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills as well as high level skills of analysis and communication
  • Possess the vision and drive to ensure all our students and staff are able to succeed
  • Be committed to closing gaps and raising attainment across all abilities, whatever their starting point
  • Thrive within a positive atmosphere of high quality support and challenge

Please refer to the ‘Candidate Brief’ for further information to include departmental information, job description and person specification. Further details about our school can be found on our website.

A relocation package, bridge toll or travel subsidy is available.

The successful applicant will have a customised induction programme and opportunities to further develop their own leadership and management experience and skill set.

The school is located close to junction 28 of the M4.

If you wish to have an informal discussion about this post please contact Mrs Jackie Jarrett, Deputy Headteacher, 01633 653130. We would warmly welcome visits by arrangement.

Closing date: Friday 2nd December 2016 (Noon)
Interviews will be held on Thursday 8th and Friday 9th December 2016

To apply for this job please refer to the guidance notes and complete the following three forms:

  • CES Teacher Application Form
  • Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 Disclosure Form
  • Recruitment and Monitoring Form

and send them to:

Mr T Brown
St. Joseph’s RC High School
Pencarn Way
Tredegar Park
NP10 8XH

Please ensure you have used the correct amount of postage as your application may not arrive until after the closing date.

The Employee Code of Conduct document is also attached for your information.

Safeguarding Statement

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and comprehensive screening process is followed for each candidate. This will included an enhanced DBS check (formally known as Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure).

Recruitment Statement

We have a legal obligation to ask you to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK if you are invited to interview, you will be asked to provide appropriate documentation such as your full birth certificate/passport/work permit in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and actively encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Selection will be made on ability and skills to undertake the role.

We welcome applications for all our jobs in either Welsh or English.

Please click on the apply button.

We are complaint with the Welsh Language Service Delivery Standard and are happy to support the delivery of interviews in the medium of Welsh if required. If you would like us to undertake your interview in Welsh, please state this clearly in the first line of your supporting statement.

St Joseph's R.C.High School
Number on Roll 1372 (including 219 in the Sixth Form)

About the employer

Safeguarding Statement 

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

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Information about St Joseph's R.C.High School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Roman Catholic
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Locations and contacts

Pencarn Way
Tredegar Park
NP10 8XH
United Kingdom
+44 1633 653 128