Curriculum Director, Maths job summary
We are looking to recruit a Curriculum Director for Mathematics. You will work alongside our Principal, Lee Kirkwood and his Senior team to develop a centre of excellence focusing on Engineering and Health and Life Sciences. The core subjects underpin everything we do and as Curriculum Director for Mathematics, you will have a pivotal role. Mathematics is critical to our specialist subjects and the most popular A-level at the UTC.
This exciting opportunity has become available to join our UTC on Derby Pride Park, UTC Derby Pride Park opened in December 2019 and provides a new and dynamic education. It opened within The Sheffield UTC Academy Trust, which has a wealth of experience with two UTCs in Sheffield both graded Ofsted Good. UTC Derby Pride Park has benefited significantly from joining our successful Trust.
UTC Derby Pride Park specialises in Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing and Health & Life Sciences and has strong support from the University of Derby, Derby College, Rolls-Royce, Toyota and Joined Up Care Derbyshire (NHS).
As a Trust we aim to deliver an outstanding educational experience grounded in real, relevant workplace practice. Partnerships with world-class companies, schools, colleges and universities give our students a unique start to their future careers. We provide training today for the jobs of tomorrow. Our cutting-edge facilities and engagement with employers’ / university partners provides an exciting environment in which to teach and develop professionally. Our Trust destinations are testament to our success with students progressing to Russell Group Universities, including Oxford and Cambridge, and securing higher level apprenticeships and employment at companies such as Roll-Royce, Boeing, Toyota, Bauer Media, BP and The Royal Navy.
You will have a track record of successful operational delivery at a leadership level in a relevant setting and proven positive impact on raising standards and managing change.
In addition, you should be a highly skilled practitioner who understands the challenges of educating 13-19 year olds in an employer-led technology-rich environment. Effective partnership working is absolutely critical to the UTC’s success. We are looking for engaging and inspirational individuals. Resilient, driven and focused who will help establish a pioneering institution at the heart of the Sheffield City Region and its communities.
The suitable candidate will; lead and manage the faculty, thereby ensuring that all students and team members adhere to the UTC values and policies and that all students taught within the faculty are given opportunities to maximise their potential; provide high quality teaching and assessments for all students studying within the faculty; lead and contribute to collaborative teaching and learning planning across faculties to fully implement the holistic learning vision of the UTC.
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About UTC Derby Pride Park
- School type
- Free School, ages 13 to 19
- School size
- 75 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 13 to 19
We are a University Technical College offering specialist courses designed with employers in the exciting areas of Engineering and Life Sciences. These are all regional, national and international growth areas that will offer strong career opportunities in the future.
UTCs are all about employer-led education and we are fortunate here to have the support of some of the world’s best known companies including Bombardier, Rolls-Royce and Toyota. We also enjoy the support and input of one of the UK’s leading universities, University of Derby, nominated for ‘University of the Year Award 2019’ in the Times Higher Education Supplement.
Arranging a visit to UTC Derby Pride Park
Please contact the PA to the Principal for visits:
01332 477 400