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Head of Mathematics (SEN)

Tes Schools RecruitmentNear Lichfield

Head of Mathematics (SEN).

Tes is currently supporting a friendly and supportive independent specialist day school, based in Staffordshire. The school is looking to add a Head of Mathematics to their progressive and supportive School ideally starting in January 2022 or ASAP.

The Head of Maths will successfully set a vision and targets for pupil success and be confident in using their knowledge and expertise to monitor progress, give regular feedback and encourage young people to take a responsible and conscientious attitude to their own work and study.

They are particularly interested in candidates from SEN teaching backgrounds. As Head of Maths, you will seek ways to positively engage with and motivate pupils through lessons that promote learning and raise levels of attainment.

"This school stands in a superb therapeutic setting with its own grounds and Forest School woodland, and its outstanding reputation stems from its overwhelming success in re-engaging the most vulnerable and disillusioned learners across the Midlands.

With an innovative curriculum to reignite interest in each pupil,  embraces a raft of initiatives with personalised targets to ensure every child can make excellent progress that is appropriate to their specific needs.  The holistic, therapeutic approach extends beyond the classroom into the home environment, with supportive family therapy.

The school’s successful strategy wins acclaim from parents, carers, social workers and local authorities. Ofsted reported: “As a result of outstanding teaching and assessment, students rapidly become re-engaged in their education, make outstanding academic progress and develop personal, emotional and social skills outstandingly well.”

They also won the prestigious TES Special Needs School of the Year in 2014."

The school is offering:

• A super supportive and highly visible SLT team and Headteacher;

• on-going CPD with programmes of study such as NPQSL and MA in Educational Leadership

• progression support throughout the school and wider group

• the chance to take on further responsibilities such as Leadership roles in the future.

The school expects:

• A UK teaching qualification such as PGCE/PGDE, SCITT, BEd or MEd with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

• a relevant Mathematics Degree or a related subject

• experience in delivering Mathematics up to A-level pushing and engaging learners to progress within the subject

• experience managing a department: specifically people and departmental management

• a love and passion for education.

Please include REF: 1528284 in the email subject line.

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