Wheatley Park School
Everyone Learning - Everyone Caring
11-18 Academy and member of the River Learning Trust
1080 on roll 158 Sixth Form
MATHEMATICS Second in Department
Permanent, required from September 2019
We are seeking a leader to join our thriving and successful Maths team. Maths is strength of the school with students making excellent progress and achieving high outcomes at GCSE and Key Stage 5. A Level and Further Maths options are popular in the sixth form. The Maths team is a strong group of subject specialists who are committed to the highest standard of teaching and learning, to innovation and professional learning and are extremely supportive of one another.
This is an excellent opportunity to join this team and help shape the future of Maths in the school. The team has been at the heart of much innovation including the use of technology to improve feedback, developing mathematical thinking and off site visits for Maths activities while the focus of the Maths team this year has been improving the quality of curriculum and assessment. We will give you the opportunity to develop the quality of teaching and learning across the team, leading training and supporting others. We want you to be able to teach at all levels and to help create an outstanding environment for learning, and we will support you in developing your career as a leader in education; professional learning for all staff is a high priority. We have considerable involvement in training new recruits to the profession through Oxford University and OTSA/School Direct.
Situated just east of Oxford on a unique parkland site, Wheatley Park School is a successful 11- 18 academy with a vibrant comprehensive intake. Our vision is to be a sustainably outstanding school in accordance with our values of Everyone Learning and Everyone Caring.
Our school is part of the River Learning Trust; our collective vision is to be a Trust where pupils and staff thrive in schools which demonstrate:
● all-round education, academic success, lifelong learning and strength of character
● sustainable continuous improvement; no school standing still
● all schools being good and outstanding, or improving rapidly
● collaboration that is raising standards, and reducing workload
● where pupils, staff, parents and communities value all we do to support the best possible outcomes and experiences for our children and young people
If you would like to know more, or arrange a visit, please contact Mrs Pat Mason (HR Manager) on 01865 877634 or by email to email@example.com. Full details can be found on our website here Applications for this post can only be accepted via the TES website here. To find out more about the River Learning Trust, please visit www.riverlearningtrust.org.
Wheatley Park School and the River Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people and preventing extremism. All staff are expected to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. The River Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community.
Closing date: 9am Monday 20th May 2019
Interview date: To be confirmed
Address: Holton, Oxford, OX33 1QH
Tel: 01865 872441 Fax: 01865 8776