Assistant Head of Maths

The Dearne Academy, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S63 9EW

Deadline is today

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    25 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 March 2022

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Assistant Head of Maths job summary

We are looking for an inspirational and motivational Assistant Head of Mathematics. Astrea Academy Dearne is on an exciting journey as we work together to make a difference for the young people and the community we serve. Every day is different and this role presents you with the exciting opportunity you have been looking for!

You will be relentless in your commitment and belief in all young people and will ensure only the highest level of academic success and personal fulfilment for all: they deserve nothing less. It is our vision to create outstanding young people who are courageous champions of diversity, equality and mutual respect and who are proud of their community and are enthusiastic advocates of learning. It goes without saying that we will support you, develop you and above all welcome you into our aspirational school.

As Assistant Head of Mathematics you will:

- Raise standards and deliver high levels of progress and attainment in maths for every student at Astrea Academy Dearne.
- Be accountable for the strategic development of the teaching of maths in order to inspire, motivate and influence all staff and students to secure the highest ambitions and aspirations.
- Effectively appraise those colleagues for whom you have responsibility within the whole school appraisal policy.
- Consistently model the teaching of good or better lessons that motivate, inspire and improve student attainment and embed an Open Door ethos across the subject area.

We are looking for individuals who have:

- Experience of teaching in education at a secondary level for a minimum of 3 years and a proven track record of delivering successful outcomes for students at both Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4.
- Experience of successful student outcomes in GCSE maths for at least 3 years.
- High level communication, organisational and management skills.
- An absolute belief and commitment in the capacity of every single child to be successful, and an understanding that every child really does matter regardless of background.

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Applying for the job

Please follow the link to apply on the Astrea Academy Trust website

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About The Dearne Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1133 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Astrea Academy Dearne is an 11-16 secondary situated in Barnsley and we are a school where our colleagues are all part of #TeamDearne. We have a low staff turnover, high staff morale and are looking positively to the future. We are within commutable distance from Wakefield, Leeds, Doncaster and Sheffield and are a proud member of the Astrea Academy Trust family of schools.

We are an inclusive school and are oversubscribed in Year 7, Year 8 and Year 9. Being oversubscribed means we are looking to expand our excellent team of teaching professionals. We have the highest aspiration for our students to achieve their very best and grow both as individuals and as members of their community. The development of the whole child forms an integral part of our vision: we want the best for every student at Astrea Academy Dearne irrespective of their background.

Astrea Academy Trust are fully committed to being diverse and inclusive workforce where together we can embrace each other’s unique individuality, background and heritage. We are a ‘Disability Confident Employer’ and all our application forms hide your personal information so we can focus solely on your experience, skills and qualities.

We believe that by reflecting and representing the communities and people we serve, we will better and further the life chances of our pupils.

Arranging a visit to The Dearne Academy

Our Principal, Joanne Wilson would love to meet you for an informal conversation. To arrange a meeting and for further details please contact Hannah Peace at or call 01709 892211.

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