Heartlands High School is a mixed comprehensive 11-16 school that opened in September 2010. Popular and oversubscribed within the local community, the school will take 1080 students when full. Our recent Ofsted report states… ’Leaders have been able to cultivate an ethos of focusing on the needs of individual pupils. Pupils irrespective of their starting points, receive a range of support. Many pupils make very good progress…’ (Ofsted 2016)
From April 2017 the Governors are looking to recruit, an enthusiastic, flexible and professional individual who is able to work well under pressure. This post will provide a unique opportunity to influence the development of an outstanding Learning Support Department, and set up interventions to support students in Maths. This post will be line managed by the Learning Coordinator for Maths and Modern Foreign Languages, and will also involve working closely with the Learning Support Coordinator and team. There are excellent opportunities for professional development.
The role includes
- To carry out the responsibilities of a form tutor as outlined in the school’s Role of a Tutor document
- supporting students with special educational needs, EMTAG and EAL, or who are gifted and talented, Looked After, vulnerable or underachieving; and to ensure their inclusion in the classroom and school community
- taking a leading role in managing and delivering mathematical support to students
- assisting in the delivery of Maths
- developing methods of supporting students, both within and outside the mainstream, in achieving success in Maths at Key Stage Three and Key Stage Four
- developing and leading Maths learning groups for students with a range of abilities
- building the confidence of students to engage and achieve in the subject
- identifying and developing suitable pathways for students experiencing difficulty in engaging with the curriculum
- advising staff on general and specific issues around learning, especially in Maths
- contribute to the learning and motivation of all students
- assessing needs and developing and maintaining education and pastoral support plans
- building excellent relationships with students
- promoting inclusion in the school
For full details please see details in job description.
For further information please contact HR@heartlands.haringey.sch.uk. Application packs can be downloaded from the school website: www.heartlands.haringey.sch.uk
Completed applications forms, with a covering letter addressed to the Head of School, Elen Roberts, should be sent to HR@heartlands.haringey.sch.uk by Tuesday 21st March 2017 at 12pm. Interviews may take place in the same week or week commencing 27th March 2017.
Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted by the School.
Heartlands High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and young people. The successful applicant will therefore be required to complete a DBS check. We encourage applications from all sectors of the community to reflect our diverse student population.