Head of Mathematics, Sandwell

Closing date:

St Michael's CofE High SchoolSandwell

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPR + TLR1.3 (£11,477)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Golden Hello of up to £2,000 for the right candidate

This is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding and enthusiastic mathematician with the vision and skills to be able to play a key role in  leading a hard-working and successful team, committed to high levels of achievement. "Strong leadership of mathematics is one of the key reasons that pupils'  progress in the subject is improving rapidly"  (Ofsted: November 2017).

"St Michael’s is an oversubscribed, good school: “the headteacher and senior leaders provide strong leadership…morale is high…consequently, the school continues to improve” (Ofsted: November 2017).

Rated outstanding for Personal Development and Welfare, Ofsted noted that “Pupils behave well in lessons … they are smartly dressed, polite and courteous. They are very proud of their school”.

Ofsted also noted the following:

The school is calm and orderly throughout the school day. At breaktime and lunchtime, [students] behave maturely and show consideration for others

Teaching is consistently strong across subjects 

Relationships in classrooms are warm and respectful

Pupils are confident learners. They are keen to do well, they work hard and take pride in their work. They listen attentively to their teachers and to each other

Pupils demonstrate caring and welcoming attitudes to each other, to staff and to visitors. 

You will be part of a well-resourced department and a team of dedicated and passionate practitioners committed to providing a high-quality education for students of all abilities across the school.

We are committed to providing excellent CPD for Middle Leaders and offer the accredited National Awards for Middle and Senior Leaders (NPQML and NPQSL)

You will have:

• Qualified Teacher Status

• A passion for Mathematics and the ability to share this with young people

• The ability to teach Mathematics up to GCSE

• A successful track record of raising Mathematics attainment and progress for pupils of all abilities

• The ability to lead and inspire others, as well as the capacity to work collaboratively as part of a team

• A resilient and solution focused attitude, looking for positive outcomes

We will offer you:

• A positive and innovative learning culture supported by students, staff, parents and governors

• Enthusiastic students who are willing to learn and behave well in and around the school

• High quality continuing professional development

• A professional and hardworking support team of staff with the capacity and commitment to raise student achievement even further.

Closing date: Tuesday 21st May 2019 at noon

Selected candidates informed by: Tuesday 21st May 2019 (evening)

Interviews will be held on: Thursday 23rd May 2019

St Michael’s Church of England High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all posts are subject to an enhanced DBS clearance.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Controlled
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Rowley Learning Campus, Curral Road, Rowley Regis, West Midlands, B65 9AN, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 121 561 6881
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