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Head of Mathematics

Outwood Academy ValleyNottinghamshire

Are you ready for Leadership development within Outwood Academy Valley, an Ofsted outstanding academy within the high performing Outwood Grange Academies Trust?  Are you a committed, ambitious, and outstanding leader of mathematics, learning and teaching?

Outwood Academy Valley is an oversubscribed 11 - 18 academy in the North of Nottinghamshire at the gateway to the famous Dukeries, including Clumber Park.  Situated in Worksop, a vibrant town with a historic market centre, mining heritage and growing commuter links for nearby cities, including Sheffield.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a well-qualified, driven professional, who is an outstanding classroom practitioner, to join our Family of Schools.  You will be an inspiring leader with the energy and creativity to lead and motivate a large team.  You must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our single goal of ‘students first’.

You will be an excellent teacher with the ability to deliver at Post 16. You will also have the leadership experience and the ability to challenge individuals within your team whilst supporting them to achieve outstanding results.  We are committed to delivering the best possible mathematics curriculum and the Head of Department will be working strategically with Directors of Mathematics, a network of outstanding Heads of Mathematics and Senior Leaders across the Family of Schools.  

There are significant opportunities for your development through the Outwood Grange Academies Trust Family of Schools and this role will prepare you, should you wish, for Senior Leadership within the Family.  We are part of the Outwood Institute of Education which provides high quality professional development for all staff.  Our Executive Director is the Yorkshire and Humber Maths Hub lead and the successful HoD would enjoy direct collaboration on the improvement of outcomes of all students in maths across the region and nationally through the work of the Maths Hubs.

You will be joining a highly innovative, inspirational and ambitious organisation, so we are seeking only outstanding candidates who can realise the highest possible quality of services to support our educational vision. Your strong leadership and ability to provide effective support to colleagues will enable the organisation to achieve the best possible outcomes for all of our students.

Closing date: Midday on 13 December 2021.

The Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check.


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