Maths Lead Practitioner, Todmorden

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Todmorden High SchoolTodmorden

Date posted:
Start date: 01/01/19
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS/LP Scale, possibility of TLR or R+R point for outstanding applicant
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Applications welcome from Lead Practitioners (or aspiring)

(LPs will be appointed to LP Scale L1-L4)

Recruitment and Retention point available for outstanding applicants

Closing date: 17th December

Purpose of the job :

To ensure the effective learning of all students across the ability and age range whilst in the charge of the teacher. To structure the learning of students by planning and delivering good lessons.

To promote and be accountable for high standards of achievement.

Aspiring Lead Practitioner/Lead Practitioner

To be an outstanding practitioner with vision, tenacity, optimism, strong interpersonal skills and a proven ability to motivate and lead change in a progressive, dynamic and improving School. 

To work with the Senior Leadership Team to improve teaching and learning across the entire School. Central to this will be the fostering of a culture of sharing best practice and embracing change. 

To model and establish a teaching and learning culture founded on developing independent, resilient and reflective learners and inspiring and coaching colleagues to adopt a creative, enterprising and collaborative approach to their professional pedagogy. By incorporating these two aspects of T&L improvement, the successful candidate will contribute to the strategic leadership of the school in order to secure outstanding outcomes for all our students. 

To shape teaching and learning within their subject areas in order to establish a relentless drive to raise standards of teaching, achievement and continuing professional development. As a Lead Practitioner within the subject area, you will drive an achievement agenda unique to the needs of the department, whilst also embedding the school philosophy for teaching and learning. 


The appointment is subject to the appropriate conditions of employment of teachers contained in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document and other current employment and educational legislation. Responsible to: Head of Subject. Responsible for: The learning of all students across the ability and age range. 

Main duties:

  • To teach good lessons.
  • To ensure that students make good progress as reflected in value added data and in examination results. To assess and record student progress.
  • To report to parents as required. To ensure that lessons offer a wide range of learning opportunities to meet individual student needs.
  • To evaluate lessons in relation to student learning and plan future lessons accordingly.
  • To take responsibility for personal professional development 


This is not an exhaustive list of duties and is indicative of the type of work required by this post holder. The post holder will be expected to work closely with the SLT and deliver the operation provision required to work with groups of young people in learning environments. The Headteacher may also require the post holder to fulfil other duties, as required.

Our High School is a warm and friendly environment where staff are supported to grow and develop.  Our Executive team plays a crucial role in removing any barriers to teaching and learning allowing our teachers to focus on teaching and good outcomes for our students. Every member of our team plays a vital role in promoting and supporting good teaching and learning.  

We welcome applications from our wider community. We are looking for someone who can hit the ground running and join our team as soon as possible. We are a supportive and friendly environment.  You will play a significant part in our journey to becoming a truly ‘outstanding’ school. 

How to apply: 

Please apply online via the quick apply button. 

Alternatively you can download the attached Application Form, complete and email to with your Covering Letter outlining your suitability for the role.

We look forward to receiving your application.

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More about Todmorden High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Ewood Lane, Todmorden, Lancashire, OL14 7DG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1706 813558
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