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Job details
Employer Huxlow Science College
Location Northamptonshire
Salary MPS/UPS TLR 1B (£9378 per annum) plus a £5000 per annum Market Forces Payment
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017


MPS/UPS  TLR 1B (£9378 per annum) plus a £5000 per annum Market Forces Payment

We are excited to announce we are looking to appoint a committed, enthusiastic and forward thinking Learning Leader of Maths for September 2017.  

The College is a very warm and friendly school with a fantastic student body and dedicated and talented staff.  You will join us at an exciting time as we continue our journey to become an outstanding academy.  

We are passionate about caring for our students, ensuring that they are all known as individuals. Ofsted June 2016 stated that “everyone in the school puts pupils’ well-being at the centre of everything they do”.  

We have high expectations of our pupils. Ofsted June 2016 stated “pupils know the high standards of behaviour expected of them” and “as a result, they behave well in lessons”.  

Our vision for the school is to deliver outstanding education to our students, not only in terms of academic success, but by ensuring we develop the “whole child”.  In order to enjoy a successful adult life it is important that our students develop characteristics such as leadership, organisation, resilience, initiative, and communication.  

As Learning Leader of the Maths department you will lead a department that is focused on getting results. Results are improving and although there was a dip in 2016, we want to ensure that standards improve with progress measures for all groups of students. However, we won’t stop there. We are committed to continual improvement and enhancing the outcomes for our students. As we embed our five year programme, incorporating a three year GCSE programme, we are aiming for a greater depth of understanding, problem solving and Maths mastery.  

If you are an experienced and effective Maths Teacher looking for a new challenge, this is an excellent opportunity.  We will commit to improving your pedagogy and your leadership skills and you will enjoy working in a school where the students are hugely positive and keen to learn.  This is an ideal opportunity for a Learning Leader/Head of Department looking for a new challenge; an experienced second in Maths looking for their next promoted post or for an outstanding Maths Teacher with a proven track record and thirst for innovation looking to join us at this exciting time in the College’s development.        

We recognise that to realise our vision we need to attract, develop and reward our people.  We are an ‘Investor in People’, and are committed to the professional development and career progression of our employees.    

The successful candidate will:  ·

  • Improve as a teacher through our tailored professional development programme (we run weekly training sessions that all staff have access to in addition to bespoke individual development) ·
  • Have opportunities for promotion (in a relatively small College new opportunities for leadership and personal development frequently arise) ·
  • Be supported by a performance management system that rewards excellence ·
  • Have access to national ground-breaking Maths CPD  

The essential qualities for the Learning Leader of Maths include:  ·

  • A qualified and effective classroom practitioner with experience of teaching KS3 & KS4 ·
  • A commitment to, and a passion for, the teaching of Maths and leading the Maths department
  • A commitment to developing their own pedagogy and that of others ·
  • A commitment to meeting all the requirements for safeguarding children ·
  • Effective organisation and communication skills ·
  • A commitment to Inclusion  

If you wish to join Huxlow Science College, please download our pack or visit our website: 

or contact the College: Tel: 01933 650496 x1229 e-mail: 

Closing date: 12 Noon Wednesday 24 May 2017 

Interviews:  Friday 26 May 2017

Prospective applicants are very welcome to visit the College and meet staff and students.  If you are interested in visiting the College, please contact Karen Squires (HR Manager) 01933 650496.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community.

Huxlow Science College is committed to safeguarding & promoting the welfare of children & young people and expects all staff & volunteers to share this commitment. DBS, Reference, Identity, Criminal Record and Medical Checks are essential for all posts at the College.

About the employer

Huxlow Science College is a medium sized secondary school (11-18), located in Irthlingborough, East Northamptonshire.  We converted to Academy status in 2013.

We are progressing well on our journey to becoming an outstanding school.  2017 s...

Information about Huxlow Science College
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

Finedon Road
United Kingdom
+44 1933 653435