Subject Leader of Mathematics, Westminster

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Westminster City SchoolWestminster

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership 9 to Leadership 13
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Do you wish to join an aspirational, collaborative and connected department which is improving the life chances of all pupils?


Are you passionate about inspiring the next generation of mathematicians?


An amazing opportunity has arisen to lead an ‘Outstanding’ Maths Department in the heart of Westminster. You, like us, will share our belief in the highest standards of academic attainment in a comprehensive setting. We are therefore seeking to recruit an inspirational, professional and highly skilled teacher of mathematics. You will have experience of delivering lessons to an exceptional standard and you will have a proven track record of excellent outcomes at GCSE and A level.


As Subject Leader, you will be responsible for a leading a dynamic and collaborative department, monitoring standards and achievement across all key stages as well as continually developing pedagogy and practice. The successful candidate will be required to teach a variety of key stages and abilities whilst undertaking the role of Subject Leader.


The Mathematics Department is the largest recruiter of sixth form students and a significant number pursue studies in mathematics and further mathematics into Higher Education. Pupils enjoy the study of this subject across all key stages and we run a wide range of extra-curricular activities. At GCSE, we provide a personalised programme of study and we enrich pupils’ love of mathematics through the delivery of additional qualifications including further mathematics and statistics.

We are proud of the achievements of our pupils and our GCSE and A level outcomes are above national averages, with a particularly impressive number achieving grade 7 and above at GCSE.  

"You are ambitious for the pupils at the school. You are proud of their achievements and strive to ensure they do the best they can." OFSTED 2017        

“Leaders have designed the curriculum to meet the needs of pupils of all abilities.” OFSTED 2017 

“The progress of students in the school has improved rapidly since it gained academy status and students’ overall achievement is good.” OFSTED 2013 

Westminster City School is a successful 11-18 boys’ Christian non -denominational comprehensive academy with a mixed sixth form. Ours is a lively and vibrant learning community situated in the heart of central London with all the challenges and advantages of an inner city school. The school was judged as ‘Good’ by Ofsted in early 2013 with its curriculum and governance judged to be ‘Outstanding’. In 2017 OFSTED judged the school as continuing to be "Good". We are not complacent and are pro-active in our ambition to become recognised as an “Outstanding” school and standards have improved considerably since that judgement. 

We believe in developing our staff and have a dynamic and supportive management team and an effective CPD programme which includes a regular teaching and learning forum.  We welcome applications from experienced teachers and those aspiring to middle leadership. Applications from candidates with a BAME heritage are encouraged.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will need to undertake a criminal record check via the DBS.

If you would like to apply for this post, please click apply now (below) to obtain and submit our application form. If for any reason this is not possible please print out the application and send your completed form by post to the school or e-mail recruitment@wcsch.com. 

If you would like to discuss the role informally with the Headteacher or to arrange an appointment to visit the school please e-mail l.ellens@wcsch.com (PA to Headteacher). You may also wish to visit our website www.wcsch.com to read more about the school. 

Closing date for completed applications: 14th October 2019

 Interviews will be held on 16th October 2019




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: 55 Palace Street, London, SW1E 5HJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7963 6300
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