Curriculum Leader – Maths

Fulford School, York, North Yorkshire


Job details

Subject Mathematics
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 7 to Lead Practitioners range 11, £47,707 to £52,643

Job summary

Full-time / Permanent Easter 2020 start

We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, dynamic and skilled teacher to join our School to lead the Mathematics department.

Your passion and enthusiasm for Maths will be central to you inspiring and motivating our students to enjoy and achieve in Mathematics and to build upon its existing popularity. We seek someone with specialist knowledge to develop our curriculum, promote high quality classroom practice and the interpersonal skills to influence and develop colleagues within the department to deliver high quality teaching for every student.

The successful applicant will:

Enhance learning and teaching within Maths.
Lead and inspire a love of learning in Maths.
Lead the planning and development of the Maths curriculum.
Maximise progress and achievement through rigorous monitoring, intervention and review.
Develop the potential of our students and our staff.
Be able to teach Maths at GCSE, Maths at A level and, ideally, Further Maths at A level.
Have energy, resilience, optimism, a sense of humour and the determination to see things through.
Make a full contribution to the wider life of the school, our STEM offer and the personal development of our students.
We offer:

Support and development for your leadership skills and for your career progression.
The opportunity to work within an ambitious and highly supportive environment.
Highly motivated students who are keen to participate and succeed.
We have clear expectations in the School that lead to a well ordered and harmonious environment where pupils can excel.

You have the chance to work in one of the high-performing schools in the region – with formal recognition twice as “Sunday Times State Secondary School of the Year for the North of England”, and an Ofsted rating as Outstanding. We enjoy consistently high levels of parental satisfaction and positive student feedback / engagement which, along with over 170 highly motivated colleagues and excellent leadership at all levels, provides a fertile environment for you to develop within.

You will be joining a highly successful, oversubscribed 11-18 mixed comprehensive school with 1600 students in the school, including over 260 in the sixth form and a Trust with two primary schools and one

Essential educational requirements

Be educated to good Honours degree level and have taught across the age and ability range, up to and including A level

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Exemplify the highest professional standards and act as a role model and ambassador for the school demonstrating excellent oral and written communication skills

Possess excellent leadership and management skills with the ability to inspire, lead and work in a variety of teams

Be committed to raising student aspiration and achievement

Work positively and in partnership with parents, governors and the

Possess a positive approach to school improvement and excellence
and have high expectations of yourself and others

Be an excellent communicator

Be a leader able to deliver a vision but also complete detailed plans
and meet deadlines

Lead by example and challenge underachievement effectively through support and accountability dealing sensitively to resolve conflicts and problems

Employee benefits

Teachers Leadership Pay Range L7 – L11

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1543 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
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About Fulford School

School location

Fulfordgate, York, North Yorkshire, YO10 4FY