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  • Start date details

    Summer Term 2023

  • Closing date

    9 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 January 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L10 - L14 £55,360 - £61,042 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking an inspirational leader to join our Leadership team at an exciting time in our school development. If you are passionate about maths pedagogy and practice and improving outcomes for children and young people in Newcastle Upon Tyne, then this new role here at Walker Riverside Academy could be just for you.

If you share our vision, are passionate about raising educational attainment and standards for our highest attainers to our most vulnerable cohorts and ensure our diverse community of students reach their full potential, you can make a difference at Walker Riverside Academy.

What the school offers its staff

We are committed to investing in our staff and you will receive a supportive induction programme, have access to high quality CPD and access to undertake National Professional Qualifications. Opportunities are also available for Trust wide working and career development opportunities. You will also receive consistent support from a dedicated Headteacher, SLT, Deputy CEO, Trust Central Team, Local Governing Body and Trust Board.

Further details about the role

The Director of Maths will be a member of our Extended Senior Leadership Team working alongside our SLT and other Core Subject Directors. Working within a school that has distinct positive values that both staff and students embody. You will be passionate about your subject and want all our students to develop a love of maths and be taught by the very best in our profession, giving them every opportunity to thrive.

You will be part of a team of lead professionals with responsibility for quality of subject provision, curriculum, teaching and assessment and will be accountable along with the Senior Leadership Team for subject performance and improvement.

You will work with the Headteacher and SLT to accelerate improvement, raise standards and build capacity. Planning and teaching high quality lessons, delivering intervention, progress of students and challenging and supporting subject teams to achieve the best outcomes for all students.

The Director of Maths will analyse performance data to ensure students are appropriately targeted for support and ensure the consistency of subject delivery.

Commitment to safeguarding

Tyne Coast Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks including an enhanced DBS with barred list check. In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, an online search will be completed on all shortlisted applicants prior to interview. Any relevant information will be discussed further with the applicant during the interview process.
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About Walker Riverside Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1158 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

We are an 11-16, all ability Academy built upon a starting premise that everyone is made to feel welcome, safe and supported. We are an inclusive community that believes in maintaining strong partnerships with parents/carers and students to ensure that our learners thrive in a secure and stimulating environment. We are committed to providing a quality education where the individual is valued and respected.

Arranging a visit to Walker Riverside Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sandra.willis@wra.tynecoast.academy.

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