Assistant Headteacher - Maths Marshland High School, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

Job description

Are you an ambitious and dynamic maths teacher, with some leadership experience, now ready for the next step into senior leadership?

Marshland High School is an 11-16 school located in Norfolk. We are now looking for a new Assistant Headteacher – Maths to join our motivated team. We are committed to offering a warm, friendly and purposeful setting for all our students to flourish.

The successful candidate will play the leading role in delivering an outstanding education in math’s and providing strong and effective leadership to departmental staff. Additional whole school responsibilities will include: leadership, teaching and learning, leading and managing staff and wider professional effectiveness.

As an integral part of West Norfolk Academies Trust (WNAT), which has the vision and commitment to improve the outcomes of all our students, there may also be opportunities for you to lead on Trust-wide initiatives.

We are seeking an Assistant Headteacher – Maths who has an organised and methodical approach to work, can demonstrate a passion for continual improvement and achievement and with an ability to inspire the confidence of students, parents and colleagues with enthusiasm and commitment to the role.

To learn more about this opportunity and Marshland High School please visit

For an informal and confidential conversation please call Laura McGunigle at Satis Education on 07931 384683.

• The closing date for applications is 9am Friday 6th March 2020

West Norfolk Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This includes obtaining references and ensures compliance with the DBS process.

Essential educational requirements

Honours Degree

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teaching Status

Essential skills and experience

Outstanding classroom practitioner with evidence of successful outcomes for students
Substantial teaching experience
Experience of line-managing colleagues and holding them to account
Successful experience of using data analysis to raise standards
A clear vision of what constitutes an excellent department
Ability to think strategically and lead change where necessary
Ability to communicate clearly, inspire, motivate and challenge students and staff
Ability to lead and work as part of an effective, high-performing team

About Marshland High School

A secondary academy which is part of the West Norfolk Academies Trust. Marshland is justly proud of its reputation as an inclusive community, which is dedicated to the needs of the individual. A community where we strive each day to promote and develop our core values, developing resilience, laying the foundations for a lifetime of enjoyment and happiness. Our academy trust provides a very support and inclusive working environment for all our staff. All schools within our trust work collaboratively on the development of our curriculum, pedagogy, resourcing and extra-curricular activities. We aim for our school to be at the heart of our community, preparing young people for life in modern Britain. We seek to nurture active caring and independent citizens who lead rewarding and successful lives. We are a safe and friendly community, where students experience a challenging and engaging curriculum, offering cultural opportunities beyond our classrooms. We endeavour to instil a love of learning and a respect for education as we believe that education is life-changing and that learning should continue throughout life. We strive to ensure each and every student is the best they can be at whatever they do. We promote high aspirations for every student, encourage excellence in every area and celebrate individual achievement. Staff at our school are highly motivated and enjoy the supportive working environment and school ethos and culture. We invest heavily in our personalised development programme for our staff. We are always working to reduce workload and promote wellbeing amongst our staff. We have an enviable reputation not only as a school of first choice by parents but also an employer of first choice within the local community.

School Road, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, PE14 7HA
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