Second in Charge of Mathematics, London

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Sacred Heart Catholic SchoolLondon

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS +TLR 2C
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Second in Charge of Mathematics

Post: Second in charge of Mathematics - Responsibility for KS5

Dates: Apply by Wednesday 21 March, Job start 1st September 2018

Salary: MPS/UPS +TLR 2C

Location: London

Contract type: Full Time

Sacred Heart Catholic Secondary School, Camberwell

Sacred Heart School is looking to appoint a dynamic and ambitious Co-Head of Mathematics with responsibility for KS5.

We are seeking an outstanding and experienced practitioner to co-lead this highly successful department. Experience of teaching Mathematics at KS3, KS4 and KS5 is essential.  Mathematics at Sacred Heart is a very popular option at A Level and the successful candidate will have a proven track record of inspirational teaching, will be able to manage a diverse team of teachers and will have a dynamic, informed vision of Mathematics. 

You will lead on all aspects of KS5 Mathematics teaching, promoting interest in the subject across the full age range of the school. We will expect you to manage and develop a broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for the subject area. There is the opportunity to make a big impact on standards of student attainment and achievement through your fresh ideas, motivational skills and keen focus on improvement. 

Sacred Heart Catholic Secondary School, Camberwell, London is one of the leading schools in the country, having finished 15th and 20th in national league tables for Progress 8 the past two years. Additionally, we were recently named best secondary school in the country at the National Pupil Premium Awards at the Houses of Parliament and won three SSAT awards for pupil progress. This is therefore a fantastic opportunity to join a truly outstanding school.

Key responsibilities 

1. New curriculum:

- Keeping the team up to date with all the new changes at KS5

- Developing the team with inspirational methods of teaching

- Developing the department’s scheme of Work with resources

2. Organisation of exams

- Liaising with the exams officer about exam entries and any resits / changes 

- Being responsible for the organisation of Weekly Mock exams for Years 12 and 13

3. Monitoring of all assessments in years 12/13:

- Entry of results from all of teachers of KS5 for internal examinations

- Identifying pupils who should be on intervention

- Following up intervention attendance

4. Recruitment in the sixth form:

- To promote interest in A Level Maths to KS4 students

We expect you to be passionate about ensuring the best possible Mathematics education for every one of our students. You will be a creative teacher who is ambitious for the students you teach, your colleagues' level of performance and your own career development. 

For information about the school, please go to

Visits to the school before application submission are welcomed.
  Please contact Luke Williams on 0207 274 6844 or email to arrange this.

Please complete your application by 11am on Wednesday 21 March.

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis so early applications are encouraged and welcomed

Sacred Heart is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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More about Sacred Heart Catholic School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Camberwell New Road, London, SE5 0RP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7274 6844
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