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Teaching and Learning Lead (Maths)

Drayton Manor High SchoolEaling


Band A (£34,502) - Band C (£53,482) plus MA2 (£5,025)

To start April or September 2023

We are looking to add to our team of inspirational and forward-thinking Teaching and Learning Leads who will play a vital role in developing our teaching and learning as we embark on the next phase of our journey. We are proud of our robust academic and pastoral ethos s and are looking to take the impact of our work to even higher levels so that what Drayton Manor offers the education system will become ever more distinctive.

The successful candidate will be expected to lead by example, stay abreast of the latest developments in pedagogy and challenge us to deliver the very best teaching and learning for our students. They will prepare and oversee the implementation of developments across the school, train and guide colleagues and undertake educational research. They will also develop links with other schools to share best practice and to enable us to draw on the experience of other schools.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach Maths throughout the school across the age ability range up to and including A Level.

Deliberate Practice, Curriculum specific training and Instructional Coaching are at the heart of our pedagogical training model with every teacher having the opportunity to work one-to-one with an expert coach. Additionally, we have a legacy of developing educational leaders including supporting staff through a range of National Professional Qualifications. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to professional development in all areas of their practice. Our school motto of ‘Nec Aspera Terrent – hardships do not deter us’, is at the heart of our ethos and we live this vision every day in our work with our students and everything that we do.

Drayton Manor is a heavily oversubscribed, diverse, vibrant and successful school with proud traditions and an excellent reputation. Our three values of Ambition, Character and Civic Virtue embody everything we do, from our wide and ambitious curriculum to the extensive charity and support work our students undertake in the wider community. We truly believe in developing young people to be successful citizens for the future.

Candidates who have extremely high expectations and are keen to take a full and active role in the life of the school are encouraged to apply. This role requires excellent communication skills, meticulous attention to detail and a firm commitment to upholding the ethos, values and expectations of the school.

We offer

• The opportunity to work for an organisation which is values driven and places our students at the centre of everything we do

• The opportunity to work with fantastic students who are aspirational and driven to succeed

• Access to high quality CPD and support with career progression to Assistant/Deputy Headship and Headship

• Magnificent buildings and an attractive and harmonious working environment

• An exciting opportunity to be involved in shaping the future direction of the school.

The closing date is 12 noon, Tuesday 7 February 2023

Interviews will take place week on Wednesday 8, Thursday 9 or Friday 10 February 2023.

Drayton Manor is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people. We recognise that this is an integral factor in recruitment and selection and is an essential part of creating safe environments for all children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will undergo enhanced child protection screening relevant to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring (DBS) Service.

We reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.

No agencies or CVs.

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