Leader of Learning (Maths), Warwickshire

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Kingsbury SchoolWarwickshire

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale L1 - L5
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Leader of Learning (Maths) - Kingsbury School

Permanent, Scale L1 to L5

For September 2020

Our motivation is that every child can achieve their targets with the right support.  If you are dedicated to raising standards and want to make a difference we would love to hear from you.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated professional to join our Maths faculty at one of the highest achieving schools in Tamworth and North Warwickshire.   We are looking for an enthusiastic, inspiring and excellent practitioner to join us from September 2020. We are seeking someone with a commitment to excellence to take a lead role in developing teaching and learning within Maths, Kingsbury School and across the Academy Trust, working closely with the Assistant Headteacher responsible for Teaching and Learning. This is an exciting opportunity to develop and improve other teachers’ practice to ensure that every student receives excellent opportunities to learn and achieve.

The successful applicant will:

• Be an excellent classroom practitioner with a passion for teaching and learning; 

• Have a record of consistently delivering strong GCSE results across a range of ability levels; 

• Have an ability to support, motivate and develop teachers to improve their practice; 

• Have an ability to engage, enthuse and motivate students and staff; 

• Have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team; 

• Deliver a curriculum that inspires and engages students and provides an aspirational and challenging learning experience.

• Be a committed, highly competent, energised, reflective and resilient individual.

• Possess the skills and determination to make a profound difference to the lives of our students by sharing our belief in the highest standards of academic achievement in an inclusive setting

We pride ourselves on:

• Our recent OFSTED inspection upgrade to ‘good’ (April 2019).  Key findings include:

“Staff morale is high and relationships at all levels are very good”.

“The behaviour of pupils is good”.

“The curriculum is appropriate and interesting and pupils receive high quality support and guidance”.

• Being an oversubscribed and popular school, located close to the M42 and M6, in easy reach of Birmingham, Staffordshire, South Derbyshire, Warwickshire and Leicestershire.

• Being a highly innovative, driven, inspirational and ambitious organisation with a clear vision for achieving success.

• Being part of the Castle Phoenix Trust and its associated teaching school. This facilitates an opportunity to play to your strengths and provide excellent collaboration between colleagues and leaders, access to effective CPD and the chance to develop professionally.  The Trust is committed to invest in and develop all staff and, most importantly, bring about the best possible outcomes for our students who deserve the very best.  Our Trust values are really important to all of us and include Respect to All, From All, Innovation and Collaboration.

• Our strong commitment to staff wellbeing and recognition.  We can offer you a range of benefits which include cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes, free parking, an employee discount scheme, a laptop and access to the on-site swimming pool.

Application forms available direct from the school, from the Trust website http://castlephoenixtrust.org.uk/job-opportunities/vacancies/or from HumanResources@caludoncastle.co.uk. Application forms are to be returned to HumanResources@caludoncastle.co.uk.

Visits and applications:  Martin Clarke, Headteacher, would be delighted to meet you and talk about the opportunity, please email Helen Jones on jones.h3@welearn365.com to book onto a visit.

Application Deadline:  9:00am on Friday 27th March 2020 Interview Date: Friday 3rd April 2020

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).  The Trust is committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children and young people and creating a culture of vigilance and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and vigilance.

More about Kingsbury School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Tamworth Road, Kingsbury, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B78 2LF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1827 872 316
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