Head of Faculty - Maths

Job Roles:
Head of Department - schools related roles
Organisation Type:
Academy Trust
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
East Midlands
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
£45,213 to £46,430 L6/7
30th Aug 2019
Start Date:
David Ross Education Trust
Job Ref:

Barnes Wallis Academy is seeking a Teacher of Maths to join in January 2020 or earlier if possible.

This is an exciting time to be joining Barnes Wallis Academy as Head of Faculty, Maths. You would be leading a small and committed team of maths specialists who want every student to succeed. In August 2019, the percentage of students gaining a 4+ in maths rose by 17%. However, there is still more to do and we are determined to build further on that success this year.

As a member of the extended senior leadership team, you will not only lead the department, but will be involved in the running of the Academy as a whole. With a leadership team with a clear focus on delivering a world-class education to improve outcomes and life chances for our students, coupled with the support of being a member of a multi-academy trust, there is no limit to what can be achieved.

We are looking for a leader who has a proven record in their own teaching and improving results. As an Academy with an expanding roll, now catering for 500 students aged 11-16, we are aware this may be your first curriculum leadership post and are able to offer the support and opportunities to ensure it is a success. Equally, you may be an existing middle leader who is looking for more experience of whole school leadership on SLT with a view to progressing your career further.

This is a key role in the Academy’s development and as such attracts a salary up to point 7 of the leadership scale for a suitably experienced candidate.

Who we are looking for:

Have the capacity to generate energy and enthusiasm for learning

Be able to raise achievement through motivating, challenging and inspiring our students;

Be a reflective and resilient practitioner

Have a commitment to inclusion;

Help foster a culture of high expectations and achievement within the department;

Have a commitment to the school’s ethos and vision

Be able to establish strong relationships with students and staff

Model professional standards across all areas of work.

Salary and benefits

£45,213 to £46,430 (L6/7)

Teachers’ Pension Scheme

An excellent provision for your professional development and Leadership Development programme

About the Trust

Our network of 34 unique and diverse academies is committed to becoming the top performing multi-academy trust (MAT) in the country. We pride ourselves on our academic rigour, driven by talented, dedicated and inspiring teachers who help our students to fulfil their true potential.

If you share our vision and really want to make a difference please submit your application to have the opportunity to be a part of our organisation.

To complete our application form, please click on ‘apply for job’. Please note we do not accept CVs without a completed application form.

Early applications advised as we reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date.

Barnes Wallis Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

Visits to the Academy are welcome and should you wish to discuss the post further, please contact the Principal’s PA, Holly Pepper on 01526 342379.

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Closing Date:
Contact Details:
David Ross Education Trust
Tel: 01476 566801
Contact: Recruitment

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