This job expired on 8 October 2023

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    8 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023


This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Skilled Worker visas can be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week, term time only

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£64,225 - £67,351

Pay scale

L16 - L18

What skills and experience we're looking for

Main Duties and Responsibilities

•to promote and be committed to Laidlaw Schools Trust aims and objectives

•to maintain and contribute to the development of strategies in Mathematics

•to promote and be committed to securing high expectations for learning and the raising of achievementwithin our academies.

What the school offers its staff

Purpose of Job

The Director of Mathematics is part of a team of lead professionals that take responsibility for the quality of individual subject provision, curriculum teaching and assessment. Directors of Subject areas are jointly accountable for subject performance improvement, attainment and progress in their discreet subject areas. The Director of Mathematics will work across the Trust Academies, and have a target group of assigned Academies where they work closely with the Senior Leadership and Subject Leadership Teams to accelerate improvement and raise standards. Directors of Subject plan and teach high quality lessons, deliver intervention programmes and challenge and support subject teams to achieve stretching targets for outcomes. Subject Directors analyse performance data to ensure that students are appropriately targeted for support and work across the Trust to ensure consistency of subject quality and delivery throughout the network of Academies. All core subjects share the same examination board.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are an equal opportunities employer strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate their commitment to children’s safeguarding. All successful appointments will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and a range of other pre-employment recruitment checks.

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About The Laidlaw Schools Trust

Multi-academy trust
Phone number
0191 6622400

We believe that every child is extraordinary, irrespective of their ability or background, and have high expectations of all our pupils. Because together, and when we work hard, we can do extraordinary things.

School Details

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 19
School size
1460 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 16
School size
901 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16

Arranging a visit to The Laidlaw Schools Trust

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sally.newton@laidlawschoolstrust.com.

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