Head of Maths Department, Stockton-on-Tees

Closing date:

St Patrick's Catholic CollegeStockton-on-Tees

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 1A - £7,699
Contract term: Permanent

The Headteacher and Directors of the Our lady of Light Catholic Academy Trust are seeking to appoint a Maths teacher who is committed to ensuring that our young people achieve in every way. The Our Lady of Light Catholic Academy Trust are in the process of merging with Nicholas Postgate Catholic Academy Trust within the Catholic Diocese of Middlesbrough.

We are seeking to appoint an exceptionally talented teacher to lead the Maths Department in our vibrant and inclusive school. This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic and able teacher to join our already talented Maths team.  The post comprises teaching Maths throughout the 11-16 age range. For the right candidate, the college will look at a suitable recruitment allowance.
The Head of Maths has a wide range of academic responsibilities associated with being leader of a key department within the College.  The successful applicant will be involved in Maths teaching at all levels in Years 7-11.  It is essential that the Head of Department is themselves an outstanding classroom practitioner. The College is also linked with a number of leading maths initiatives through the Carmel Archimedes Maths Hub with which we are linked.

In addition, as the person accountable for leading, managing and further developing Maths provision across the college, the post holder must be able to demonstrate a proven track record of raising attainment in Maths and be proactive in promoting numeracy across all areas of the curriculum. You will be responsible for the strategic development of Maths in the college.

We can offer:

  • A supportive and committed Headteacher and Leadership Team
  • A College with an exciting future and desire to continuously improve
  • A warm friendly atmosphere based on Catholic and family values
  • Professional development as part of a Performance Management process

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated, ambitious and hard working person to develop their career in a forward thinking school with high standards of care and achievement. This post is ideal for candidates looking to progress to middle leadership level.

The school is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Closing date & shortlisting:   Friday 18 May 2018 by noon
Interview date:    Tuesday 22 May 2018

(Candidates will be informed on Friday afternoon if they have been successful with their application and are being called for interview)

Visits to the College are welcomed, to arrange a visit please contact Mrs S Skilbeck, School Business Manager, on sskilbeck@stpatrickscc.org or on 01642 636683.

Please access the academy's website www.stpatrickscc.org which contains full details of the post, together with an application form, which should be returned by post or electronically to sskilbeck@stpatrickscc.org by 12 noon on the closing date.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Baysdale Road, Thornaby, Stockton-on-Tees, Cleveland, TS17 9DE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1642 613327
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