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Head of Maths

Netherwood AcademyBarnsley, South Yorkshire

Position: Head of Maths - January 2022 (or earlier if available)

Salary Range: Leadership Scale (L8-L12) currently £50,645 to £55,884

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Netherwood Academy

Netherwood Academy is an 11-16 academy which opened in September 2012, set in an extensive £35 million campus. As part of Astrea Academy Trust, Netherwood Academy is in an exciting period of development. 

As Head of Department, you will excel in the classroom - but, just as importantly, you will be instrumental in supporting colleagues within the department to enhance their effectiveness in the classroom and beyond, through mentoring, coaching, professional development and challenge.   The demands of the role will be high, and this is reflected in the salary attached.   You will also enjoy significant credibility through your ability to lead and manage colleagues to excellence in all they do.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced and outstanding classroom practitioner with a track record of strong outcomes.  We need someone who can walk the walk and be a beacon of excellent practice in a classroom environment, whilst possessing the muscularity of intellect and professional credibility to drive up standards across the department.

Netherwood is on a significant journey, and needs colleagues with high ambition and high expectation, and we hope this is you.

Astrea Academy Trust is committed to high quality professional development and career opportunities for all staff, we are passionate about cultivating our own talented workforce. At Astrea we believe that we can provide an opportunity to join a dynamic team enabling a bespoke career development programme to be created for you in a supportive environment. 

If you are as excited by this opportunity as we are, we want to hear from you. The closing date for applications will be 12 noon on Monday 28th June 2021 with interviews to be held as soon as possible after shortlisting on this date. Therefore, please complete and return your application as soon as possible.

We welcome all applicants who meet the criteria in the accompanying recruitment pack to apply for this exciting role. Application packs can be downloaded from the Netherwood Academy website https://astreanetherwood.org/ or the Astrea Academy Trust website https://astreaacademytrust.org/vacancies .  Applications should be returned by the closing date to Miss J Crossland, Assistant Business Manager, Netherwood, Dove Valley Way, Wombwell, Barnsley, S73 8FE or emailed to jade.crossland@astreanetherwood.org .

Closing date: 12.00noon on Monday 28th June 2021

Interview dates: TBC

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