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Director of Mathematics

Bobby Moore Academy, London

Job details

Job role Leadership
Subject Mathematics
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Leadership Pay Scale (Inner London)

Job summary

Following the promotion of the current Director of Mathematics, there is a chance for you to join and shape the growing mathematics team in the Secondary phase at the Bobby Moore Academy. The school opened in September 2017, and we will open our Sixth Form in September 2022. 
 
Our department’s vision is that every student is a successful mathematician.  All students will leave the Bobby Moore Academy numerate and able to apply their knowledge in mathematics beyond school.  Students will have an appreciation of the power and beauty of mathematics to complement their academic understanding. 

We’re looking for a highly skilled teacher and leader to take up this vital role in our growing team.  The Director of Mathematics will need to lead the team in the next stage of developing our mathematics provision, joining up with our Primary team and planning for our Sixth Form provision so that world-class teaching can support our students in developing both conceptual understanding and fluency. As a department and as a school we place great emphasis on supporting teachers in developing their practice. This is done through mentoring, departmental co-planning and developing awareness of research and best practice.  This has supported us in developing a mastery-based curriculum which also draws on research on memory and retention from cognitive science.   

 We have a highly qualified team of subject specialists within the department.  A significant element of the role will be to work with new and existing members of the department to support them in further developing their pedagogy to ensure that students achieve the highest possible outcomes. 

 We place a high value on teacher development and well-being.  In addition to making staff development a cornerstone of our practice, we have a sensible and realistic approach to workload, particularly written feedback and data collection.  We understand the importance of providing students with effective feedback, so we recognise that there are many ways to do this. Consequently, we give departments and staff freedom as to how they provide students with regular and effective feedback. 
 
This is an exciting time to join us and help shape a team that aspires to be the best Mathematics department in the country.

Employee benefits

Teachers' Pension Scheme
Excellent provision for professional development
Cycle to Work scheme
Health & Well-Being Programme

Applying for the job

Please complete our on-line application form via our website and upload any supporting documents.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Free School
Education phase Primary, Secondary, 16-19
School size 510 pupils enrolled
Age range 4 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Bobby Moore Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@dret.co.uk
Contact phone number 01509 320148

About Bobby Moore Academy

Bobby Moore Academy is a new school with traditional values. We believe in the expertise of our teachers and the importance of disciplined behaviour and disciplined thinking in our pupils. Housed in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, ours is an inspirational setting to rival any other in the country. We are looking for someone special to make a pivotal contribution to the development of our school. We are looking for someone with the drive and ambition to deliver an inspirational geography offer for our students. You will be exceptionally well-qualified and able to inspire colleagues and pupils alike. You will have the highest expectations of pupils and the highest standards for yourself and your colleagues. We are unashamedly knowledge-driven in our curricular approach. Our teachers are here to transmit their deep subject knowledge to our pupils, to enthuse them with their passion and put them on the path to university. Our pupils are here to learn. We have the highest expectations and standards of behaviour and conduct and our pupils understand that our high expectations are reflected in our high hopes for their futures. We are looking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational Geography Teacher. Any serious candidates will be committed to attaining the highest standards and will expect excellence from our pupils. Most of all, you will be genuinely inspired by the chance to put your knowledge and experience to work in a setting that’s been carefully designed and resourced to be among the best of its kind in the country.

Arranging a visit to Bobby Moore Academy

To come and visit us, or ask any questions about applying for the role, please contact our Principal - Daniel Botting - on dbotting@bobbymooreacademy.co.uk

School location

1 Siding Street, London, E20 2AE

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