Head of Maths

Vacancy Description

Position: Head of MathsSubject: Mathematics and NumeracySalary: L8-L12, £46,798 - £51,637 per annum starting salary negotiable

  Executive Principal:      Mr K Reynolds, MA

New College Durham Academies Trust comprises of two large Academies, Consett Academy and North Durham Academy, located some six miles apart in North West Durham.  New College Durham, is our lead sponsor and both Academies are located in multi million pound new builds, offering unrivalled state of the art facilities for our students and communities in Consett and Stanley.  Whilst we want the successful applicant to join us as soon as they can, we are willing to wait for the right candidate!

Head of Maths (Consett Academy)                L8-L12   £46,798 - £51,637 pa         starting salary negotiable

Head of Maths (North Durham Academy)      L8-L12    £46,798 - £51,637 pa         starting salary negotiable

We currently require two exceptional individuals – each to lead a nominated Academy in helping the Assistant Director for Learning & Progress to provide the professional leadership, strategic direction and management of this crucial core subject.

Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate they have the capacity to lead and manage a large department, whilst simultaneously driving forward continuous improvement.  Applicants will have high aspirations and a proven track record of delivering consistently good (and often outstanding) teaching with a resulting positive impact on student attainment.   An ability to show how you have contributed to whole school development would also be advantageous.

You will lead on raising student outcomes and standards at all key stages and participate in delivering improvement strategies where identified.  It would be a distinct advantage if you are able to teach to AS/A level standard.

Working with the Assistant Director, the successful applicants will be influential in shaping their respective academy’s Maths development plan.   

For the right candidate, the above post offers excellent potential for career development and will provide invaluable experience on which to build a platform for further promotion.

As well as excellent communication skills, you must have high expectations of staff and students.  You will consistently model excellent practice and have student achievement and progress at the forefront of your practice.

If you can work effectively under pressure and want an exciting opportunity to work in vibrant schools that make a difference – we want to hear from you.    

To download an application pack, including job description, person specification and application form, please visit either of our websites: or Want to arrange a visit or informal chat before deciding whether to apply?  Just email Human Resources at and this can be arranged.

Please do not attach copies of CV's/qualification certificates. Only the information detailed on the application form will be used as part of the short-listing process.  Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Completed applications should be emailed to: by Midday: Monday 22nd January 2018. 

Start Date: September 2018Closing Date: 22nd January 2018 - 12:00pm

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