Director of Mathematics Holderness Academy and Sixth Form College, Hull

Job description

The Director of Mathematics is responsible for providing professional strategic leadership and daily management of a staff team (both teaching and support). Directors of Learning are responsible for provision of high quality learning and outcomes for young people within their area of responsibility. They are expected to actively contribute to the calm learning environment and general order of the school by providing first line intervention of behaviour management to support staff within their team.

Core Accountabilities for Director of Mathematics
1. Responsibility for attainment and progress of all students across all Key Stages
2. Responsibility for strategic development to ensure the Faculty is the ‘best’
3. Responsibility for staff and staffing, including professional development
4. Responsibility for student behaviour and welfare
5. Responsibility for resources
6. Responsibility for holding other leaders within the Faculty to account for their responsibilities
7. Extended Leadership Responsibilities, as appropriate across the wider Academy

The ideal candidate for this vacancy will possess outstanding teaching skills with the vision and drive to build on previous successes within this experienced Faculty. If you feel that you have these attributes and skills, are suitably qualified and a highly motivated professional then we would like to hear from you.

Essential educational requirements

Degree Level Qualification in relevant subject area
Qualified Teacher Status

Essential qualifications

Degree Level Qualification in relevant subject area
Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Proven track record of effective leadership
Track record of successful classroom practice
Awareness of safeguarding practices
Willingness to be involved in the wider life of the Academy
Ability to establish good professional relationships with colleagues at all levels
Commitment to own learning
Leadership skills

Employee benefits

Salary: L10-L14

The successful candidate will become part of a much wider team of staff across the Trust, with opportunities for collaboration, sharing good practice and skill development provided.

About Holderness Academy and Sixth Form College

Holderness Academy & Sixth Form College is a large comprehensive school with 1208 students on roll, including 137 in the Sixth Form. The Academy is situated in the East Riding of Yorkshire and located in the small village of Preston. It sits six miles to the East of Hull and one mile from the town of Hedon. The Academy attracts students from all its surrounding East Yorkshire towns and villages, and staff from even further afield. We are incredibly proud to have a positive and engaged student body and a dedicated and talented team of staff and governors Academy and Sixth Form College is a disciplined and well-organised environment. We have high standards of Academy dress and have clear expectations on punctuality, attendance and behaviour. We have a strong student and staff voice approach which has impacted significantly on the recent developments in our Academy environment and in approaches to Teaching and Learning and fostering well-being and mental resilience across all teams within our school. We recognise the impact of exceptional teachers and are committed to high quality continued professional development. On 1 October 2018, Holderness Academy and Sixth Form College (formerly South Holderness Technology College) joined a multi academy trust, ‘The Consortium Academy Trust’ (TCAT). TCAT currently comprises of six secondary schools and two primary schools, as well as two associate members, with a total of approximately 7500 learners and a significant staff team. The Trust was developed to provide a platform to deliver high quality educational experiences for the children and young people within the communities it serves, to enhance and improve their life chances and enable them to make substantial and sustained contributions to society. We will achieve this by building a strong, regional offer that supports the educational aspirations of current and future generations while providing excellent career opportunities for staff.

Station Road, Hull, HU12 8UZ