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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 January 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Full time, the post holder is required to work on Saturday mornings, when the College is in session (typically 2 out of every 3 Saturdays)

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS minimum – UPS Maximum

Additional allowances

TLR 1.2 / £11,401 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Head of Mathematics will be responsible for the further enhancement of a progressive mathematics curriculum which is aspirational and supportive of whole student achievement, regarding both academic outcomes and progression towards higher education, employment and adulthood.

In addition, they will hold the post of a teacher under the standard contract for teachers at Wymondham College.

A contribution to the wider life of the College is an expectation of all staff, for example by developing and supporting the extra-curricular activities within the Mathematics Department.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • To drive and lead a dynamic mathematics department
  • To lead student progress in mathematics across KS3, KS4 and post 16 with strong transition from KS2
  • Build on an existing track record of outstanding student progress and attainment
  • Lead research informed innovative curriculum that is ambitious, collaborative and world class
  • Manage allocated budgets so that the delivery of the curriculum is cost effective
  • To use effective quality assurance to ensure there are high standards of teaching and learning across mathematics by continuously developing and enhancing the quality of teaching and learning
  • To use effective quality assurance to ensure school policies and procedures are implemented and applied consistently and appropriately by all staff
  • To maintain and develop the expectations for behaviour for learning
  • To ensure that mathematics at the College has a strong national and local presence to secure high quality professionals within the department
  • To ensure that mathematics at the College has a strong national and local reputation so that it is a place of choice for education, particularly at post 16
  • To lead professional development and implementation of researched and effective support for st7udents, particularly those with SEND across all year groups
  • To lead on and coordinate high quality professional learning at the College, Trust and more widely
  • To work collaboratively with leaders to achieve and sustain a world class experience for all

  • Be willing to share teaching strategies and resources and deliver CPD within the department/College;
  • Contribute towards the wider college community;
  • Be a Tutor and play an active role in House-based tutor activities;
  • Participate in the staff performance management and appraisal process;
  • Participate in, and where appropriate, contribute to the College programme of continuing Professional Development.
  • Carry out a boarding duty in the first year as a minimum, to be able to understand and play a part in the Boarding ethos of the College


What the school offers its staff

Wymondham College has over 400 staff dedicated to supporting exceptional World Class education. The College currently is one of the top State Schools in the Country and is recognised as one of the highest performing State Schools in the East of England, this is backed up by its most recent Ofsted inspections which rated the College as Outstanding in both Education and Boarding inspections.

The College is focused on providing outstanding quality to their students and staff not only in education but also through its provision of exceptional enrichment facilities and on-site accommodation across its 83-acre campus.

All College staff enjoy a number of non-contractual benefits, including:

  • Professional development
  • Free refreshments during term-time
  • Free on-site car parking
  • A generous pension as part of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Discounts, reward cards & promo codes via our staff benefits platform
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • 24/7 access to our Employee Assistance Programme, at no cost to you.

Further details about the role

To facilitate and enhance an understanding of the boarding ethos of the College, teaching staff undertake a boarding duty in the first year of their employment. This duty comes with additional remuneration.

The post holder is required to work on Saturday mornings, when the College is in session (typically 2 out of every 3 Saturdays). Additional holiday entitlement compensates for Saturday morning sessions and the annual requirement for directed time is 1265 hours in line with the STPCD.

Commitment to safeguarding

The post-holder will be required to comply with the Wymondham College Code of Conduct for Staff and Volunteers. Wymondham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be prepared to undergo a number of checks to confirm their suitability to work with children and young people. The Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.
In accordance with the Department of Education’s “Keeping Children Safe in Education”, references will be sought on all short-listed candidates before interview.

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About Wymondham College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1424 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
HR@setrust.co.uk
Phone number
01953609012

Wymondham College is a member of the Sapientia Education Trust (SET). SET is an expanding multi-academy trust with 10 primary and 7 secondary schools. Wymondham College has over 400 staff dedicated to supporting World Class education. The College currently is one of the top State Schools in the Country and is recognised as one of the highest performing State Schools in the East of England, this is backed up by its most recent Ofsted review which rated the College as outstanding in both Education and Boarding inspections.

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