• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    6 May 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    26 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Teachers' Main/Upper Pay Scale plus TLR 2b

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding professional who has the necessary leadership qualities to support the Head of Maths to drive the department forward, to ensure all students make excellent progress in Maths.

This position would be an excellent opportunity for an aspiring Middle or Senior Leader. We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and inspiring classroom teacher, with a strong commitment and ability to further develop outstanding teaching and learning across the department at each Key Stage.

It is an exciting time to join the department where you will be able to make a significant contribution to leading the team in the next stage of their journey, with radical changes being made to the curriculum and delivery of maths under the newly appointed Head of Maths. Alongside the Head of Maths, you will also lead a pilot project across the Trust, working collaboratively with primary schools and other secondary heads of department to rapidly raise standards and outcomes.

For the right candidate, there is an additional opportunity for whole school responsibility as a Deputy Raising Standards Leader. This role will require skills in using data to identify areas for improvement and leading intervention that has demonstrable impact, in order to achieve outstanding outcomes for all students across the school.

Employee benefits

Opportunity for an additional responsibility of Deputy Raising Standards Leader for the right candidate – additional allowance of £1,500 per annum

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
720 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01726 874520

About Poltair School

At Poltair School, you will work in an exciting, fast-paced and highly motivated, yet supportive environment. We are committed to maintaining the highest standards for behaviour, engagement and academic outcomes. Poltair is a school steeped in history on an exponential journey of success, supported as part of Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), a family of Cornish Primary and Secondary Schools, with a strategic vision to ‘learn together to help every child achieve more’. This is an exciting time to join our large, dynamic Trust, which is responsible for educating learners across four secondary schools, one junior school and eight primary schools with a Free School (primary) to open in September 2021. There are extensive opportunities to work collaboratively with experienced professionals and leaders across the Trust with unparalleled CPD and career development prospects for all.

Arranging a visit to Poltair School

If you are interested in this position and wish to have an informal conversation, please contact Justine Kellow, Assistant Headteacher at Poltair, via email: jkellow@poltair.cornwall.sch.uk

School location

Trevarthian Road, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 4BZ

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