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Job details
Employer United Learning
Location London/South East
Salary Competitive
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

Location: Secondary Academies South

As a key member of the school improvement Team at United Learning’s Central Office, you will work across the 18 schools in our region to improve standards in Maths. You will join a team which includes Dame Sally Coates as Education Director, as well existing Subject Advisors in English, Maths, Science, History and Geography, to leverage significant gains for the pupils in our Southern Academies.

There are three key objectives in this role:

  1. Raise standards in Mathematics in all year groups in United Learning schools
  2. Increase the capacity of subject leaders and teachers of Mathematics through clear communication and exceptional training
  3. Develop resources to support the effective teaching of Mathematics throughout our schools

You will work directly with Heads of Department and subject teachers to diagnose strengths and weaknesses, and support schools to address their areas of development. The successful candidate will help departments to build their own capacity and promote sustainable improvements. You will be instrumental in sharing best practice as well as delivering regular CPD to HoDs and/or teachers to meet these goals.

You will also be a key figure in the implementation of a KS3 Maths curriculum based on mastery principles.

Person Spec

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have extensive experience of teaching KS3, KS4 and (ideally) KS5 in Maths
  • Have proven experience of identifying and implementing effective strategies for improving Maths outcomes
  • Have outstanding subject knowledge and the ability to communicate their passion for maths to others
  • Be able to demonstrate resilience, motivation and commitment to drive up standards of achievement
  • Have experience of coaching teachers to improve their practice
  • Have an up-to-date knowledge of the curriculum and assessment in Maths, and be keen to contribute to current curriculum development
  • Be excited to share their knowledge and expertise with a diverse family of schools, and be able to travel to schools across the south
  • Have outstanding communication skills, with the ability to leverage influence with all levels of the organisation, and be able to work effectively with a team of HoDs
  • An ability to combine rigour and high expectations with personal tact and discretion
  • Understand and respect the importance of diverse cultures and faiths within the school, with a commitment to equal opportunities
  • The ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and boundaries with young people
  • Be committed to ensuring that all children in our schools receive an excellent education in a safe and stimulating environment
  • Be aligned with United Learning’s values

Closing date: 9 May 2017
Interviews: 12 May 2017

For more information about the role please contact Peter Lam:

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About the employer

United Learning is a group of schools which aims to provide excellent education to children and young people across the country. We seek to improve the life chances of all the children and young people we serve and make it our mission to bring out th...

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