Senior Director of Subject (Math), North East

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Northern Education TrustNorth East

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Start date: 1st January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership L 18 - L22 (£59,857 - £66,017)
Contract term: Permanent

An important part of the Trust’s strategy for school improvement is to increasingly grow the capacity for specialist subject practitioners. We are now looking to recruit senior specialists in both English and Maths to lead a team of English and Maths Directors.

You will be able to demonstrate successful leadership with significant curriculum experience in your specialist area. You will have a proven track record of examination success and be able to evidence that you are a consistently good to outstanding teacher who can demonstrate and model the qualities required for this key leadership role. 

You will  line manage the team of Directors of Subjects setting high standards and being jointly accountable for outcomes. In addition, working with Curriculum Leaders and teachers throughout the Trust and assist in accelerating the pace of improvement.

Although you will be based in an academy, providing you with an opportunity to be part of a leadership team, regular travel across the northern region will be necessary in supporting curriculum leadership and teacher development throughout the Trust.

In return, we can offer you

  • A family of Academies within the Trust and a set of values we all share
  • Support for your professional development and the opportunity to continue to develop your leadership skills in a well-resourced academy environment
  • A real opportunity to work in partnership with the Trust to move academies to good or better within three years.
  • Good relationships and loyalty with pupils, parents, carers and the wider community.
  • Car Scheme and Cycle to Work (Salary Sacrifice).

The Northern Education Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service check. We expect all adults who work for the Trust to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and wellbeing of our students.

If you would like any additional information about this post or would like an informal discussion, please contact Meriem Lairini, PA to the Chief Executive, by email at 

For further information please download an application pack from or contact Katie Rose (Assistant HR Advisor) on Please note completed applications must be returned to Katie Rose by email.

Closing date: Friday 22nd September 2017 at 12 noon.

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