Subject Leader of Mathematics, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Excelsior AcademyNewcastle upon Tyne

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Start date: September 2019 (or earlier by negotiation)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Salary Scale L3-L9
Contract term: Permanent

Subject Leader of Mathematics

The Trustees are seeking to appoint a Subject Leader of Mathematics for Excelsior Academy with effect from September 2019 (or earlier by negotiation).

Excelsior Academy is an innovative academy in its tenth year. It works on a ‘schools within a school’ model. Excelsior is part of the Laidlaw Schools Trust, created to give children from socially and economically challenged areas the best possible education and start in life.  In September 2013, we became Newcastle’s first ‘all through’ Academy educating children from age 3 to 19 years old.

Working at Excelsior will challenge you – but the rewards are huge.  Successful candidates will play an important role in our continuous drive for further improvement and will have the potential to work in Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.

Trustees invite applications from suitably qualified and experienced teachers of Mathematics to lead the development of Mathematics through the secondary school. The successful candidate will be part of the Academy’s All through Middle Leadership team. You will also work with LST’s Senior Strategic Leader for Mathematics and leaders of Mathematics in the trust’s other academies and partners.

The successful candidate will join a successful MAT where all Academies support each other to the benefit of our pupils and their families. Our Academies also enjoy strong support from an experienced LST central team, based in Newcastle upon Tyne. 

Further details and an application pack can be downloaded from the Careers section on the Laidlaw Schools Trust website http://laidlawschoolstrust.com/careers/.

Interested candidates are welcome to tour the school, please contact Mahima Zafar at the Academy office on 0191 2288400 to arrange a visit. If you wish to have an informal discussion about this post, please contact: Leanne Robson, LST Secondary Senior Strategic Leader for Mathematics- leanne.robson@laidlawschoolstrust.com / 0191 2288400.

Closing Date: 12 noon on Friday 18th January 2019 

Candidates who have not been contacted by Friday 25th January 2019 may assume they have been unsuccessful. Interviews will take place week commencing 28th January 2019. Applications should be returned to: mahima.zafar@excelsiornewcastle.org.uk 

We are an equal opportunities employer strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and a range of other recruitment checks. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their commitment to children’s safeguarding.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Denton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE15 6AF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 191 2288400
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Excelsior Academy is an all-through school located in Newcastle, Tyne and Wear. The school was first established in 2008, as a secondary school and sixth form (later split into three separate schools), and in 2012 it was decided that the school would...