Head of Department - Mathematics

ACE Schools Plymouth, Plymouth, Devon


Job details

Job role Teacher, Leadership
Subject Maths
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary MPR 1 to UPR 3

Job summary

We are looking for an experienced school middle leader or department deputy who is ready for the next step in their career. You will take responsibility for mathematics curriculum across all sites and work with other leaders to support the quality of mathematics teaching. You will teach KS3 and KS4 pupils at our Bretonside site and

As Head of Department you will be responsible for the performance management of staff, developing teaching and learning in maths and working in collaboration with SLT and other Leaders, contributing to the ongoing CPD of all staff. Liaising with other agencies, parents and stakeholders to ensure that safeguarding and outcomes for pupils are outstanding.

You will set and manage the budget for the department and ensure that the team are well resourced and supported. You will ensure that deadlines are met.

You will have a tutor group and will hold termly multi-agency review meetings for each class member supported by their Learning Mentor. You will liaise with a range of professionals and the SENCo ensuring that pupils’ needs are assessed and provision packages meet them.

Accountable to the SLT the Head of Department must support the school in providing vision, leadership and direction for the subject ensuring it is managed to meet and surpass ACE’s aims and targets. You will be a member of the Extended Leadership Team.

Employee benefits

SEN Allowance £2229
TLR 2C £6759

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Not Applicable
School size 210 pupils enrolled
Age range 4 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website ACE Schools Plymouth website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@aceschools.net

About ACE Schools Plymouth

ACE Schools Plymouth AP Academy (part of ACE Schools Multi Academy Trust) was formally set up on 1st June 2016 with the aim of building on the solid foundation established by the previous PRU. ACE Schools Plymouth operates from thirteen sites around Devon & Cornwall and provides education and support services throughout the community to support pupils to access education in schools, community centres, medical facilities or their own homes.

We offer outstanding opportunities in education for young people aged between 4 and 18 who do not attend mainstream schools for a variety of reasons including; medical need, risk of exclusion, behaviour, mental health diagnoses and SEN. Our dynamic and ground-breaking approach ensures our young people become successful learners, confident individuals and responsible citizens. ACE has grown rapidly into one of the largest and most successful AP Academy models in the UK.

If you have resilience and have the desire to help make a difference to young people’s lives then we would like to hear from you.

ACE Schools Plymouth is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and will be undertaken before a confirmed offer of employment is made to successful applicants.

You will be required to undertake positive handling training as part of your induction and essential qualification and person requirements should be met as per role profile to be considered for shortlisting.

School location

Martins Gate, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 0AT