Head of Maths, Nottingham

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Rushcliffe SchoolNottingham

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 1B - £9472
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Rushcliffe is an Outstanding, World Class School, successful in providing a wide range of opportunities for young people, whether academic, sporting or in the arts. Located in West Bridgford it is an extremely high attaining school of over 1600 students with an impressive and ever growing Sixth Form. We have a varied and wide ranging programme of extra-curricular activities and many of our students go on to achieve highly in their chosen field. Our school has a sustained record of high achievement and maintaining high levels of pupil attendance and behaviour is vital in ensuring that our ethos that “everyone should be given the chance to shine brightly” is achieved. 

Rushcliffe School is currently a member of the Trent Academies Group but, from 1st October 2018, all Trent Academies Group schools will join Spencer Academies Trust. 

We are seeking to appoint a Head of Mathematics to lead the department across the age and ability range. If you relish the opportunity of working in a supportive and stimulating professional environment, we would welcome your application. This is an exciting prospect with positive opportunities for the post holder to work in a vibrant environment and make a real difference to our student’s lives. You will have the ambition to be an outstanding classroom practitioner and will be able to demonstrate the professional and personal qualities necessary to inspire our students and our staff.

Spencer Academies Trust is an educational charity and academy sponsor which is committed to ensuring that every child, regardless of background, has access to an outstanding education and real choices in life. Our successful track record of providing high quality teaching and learning ensures improved outcomes for children and young people. Our mission statement for the Trust reflects our vision and aim for all Trust schools. Our highly-successful network of schools educates students across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Nottingham City, Derby City and Leicestershire:

Vision 

The Spencer Academies Trust is an exceptional Trust, which provides an outstanding education for local children. Our Trust is a model of national excellence. We work collaboratively to achieve the best possible outcomes for all young people, in an environment where partnership is valued and success is celebrated. Our education delivers real life experiences for students, promotes independent enquiry and stimulates intellectual curiosity; whilst developing a strong sense of individual responsibility and a personal belief and confidence. All of our students fulfil their potential and make unparalleled progress. They are fully prepared for the next phase of their education and have unrivalled opportunities to become future leaders.

We Believe: 

· All children have a right to a quality education regardless of background or ability, and have an entitlement to the opportunity of a secure progression route in their learning and development. 

· Schools are stronger when they work in collaboration with each other, operate within a ‘family’ and are open to a true sense of partnership. 

· We grow the effectiveness and sustainability of our schools by developing the people within them, and that through shared and equitable responsibility for quality and outcomes; we achieve more.

Applicants would be expected to share the Trust’s high aspirations and expectations for pupils and staff and have demonstrable evidence of driving teaching and learning outcomes.

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any queries, please contact Damian Painton (Head of School) DPainton@Rushcliffe.Notts.Sch.uk 

 Applications for this post must be submitted on our online application form, which can be found at http://www.satrust.com/vacancies  

In line with safer recruitment policies references will be called for prior to interview.

Closing date for applications 15th October 2018 

Interviews will take place on week commencing 22nd October 2018. 

Spencer Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and all posts are subject to enhanced DBS with children’s barred list checks and completion of Level 2 safeguarding training. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Boundary Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG2 7BW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 115 9744050
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