Second in Department Mathematics, Grantham

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The West Grantham Academy - St Hugh'sGrantham

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS & TLR 2 (£2667)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Second in Department


Main Teaching Pay Scale

TLR 2 Payment (£2667)

REQUIRED September 2018

We are seeking to appoint an inspiring and enthusiastic Second in Department to work closely with the Acting CTL Maths to deliver the outcomes for the department. Key to this role will be a passion for leading, modelling and promoting excellence in mathematics, contributing to academy and trust improvement. 

The West Grantham Academy St Hugh’s encourage our students to develop and grow as people during their time with us. As a small Church of England Academy, we get to know our students extremely well and many people comment on the family atmosphere when visiting us.  Much of this can be attributed to our ethos, which is driven by our values of creativity, responsibility and wisdom. Our vision includes the development of the use of technology in learning. We are a 1:1 iPad learning environment and all staff are provided with and iPad Pro, Apple pencil and Apple TV for teaching.

The academy is conveniently located close to the A1 and benefits from excellent road and rail links. 

If you are looking for an opportunity to teach and lead developments in mathematics, are well-organised, creative and want to play a key role in the future development of St Hugh’s, we want to hear from you. 

The successful candidate will: 

  • Be able to drive continuous improvement in teaching and learning within the subject, raising standards of achievement;
  • Be an excellent classroom teacher who can inspire and excite students about their learning in all aspects of mathematics; 
  • Contribute to an engaging learning atmosphere within the department for both students and staff; 
  • Have a thorough understanding of the changes in the mathematics curriculum;
  • Be confident in using and interpreting data tracking; 
  • Be able to effectively communicate with students, parents and staff.

Specific additional responsibilities:

  • Liaise with the CTL on a daily basis
  • Deputising where necessary for the CTL
  • To assist with planning
  • Data analysis
  • Mentoring
  • Coaching
  • Intervention as directed by the CTL

We offer: 

  • An opportunity to make a difference in an academy with a strong ethos of teamwork and support;
  • An opportunity to lead change and develop creativity in learning and teaching;
  • 1:1 iPad learning for all students, with access to a full range of IT support; 
  • The opportunity to lead on aspects of teaching and learning across the trust;
  • Support from an enthusiastic leadership team, who are passionate about raising standards of achievement for all students.

Visits to the academy are most welcome – please contact Karen Hann to arrange an appointment on 01476 405200

More information and application forms are available on our website:

Please note we cannot accept CV’s as a form of application. Previous applicants should not re-apply.

For any further information please contact Karen Hann by email:

Closing Date:       15 June 2018     

Interview Date:    26 June 2018

If you have not heard from us by 2 July 2018 please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

The West Grantham Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Therefore, we expect all workers and employees to share this commitment

All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including a satisfactory Enhanced criminal records with Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

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More about The West Grantham Academy - St Hugh's
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: The Avenue, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 7PX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1476 405200

St Hugh's is a place where students and staff are valued and cared for, in an environment where they can embrace all aspects of education.

We measure the success of our students in many different ways and offer them opportunities to develop and grow ...