Head of Mathematics
Aureus School is a brand new, state of the art STEAM specialist mixed comprehensive school that opened on the Great Western Park, Didcot, in September 2017. We currently have Years 7 to 9 with over 500 students, growing each year to a capacity of 1200 students. As part of GLF Schools, a multi-academy trust, our mission is simple: we will strive to educate the whole student so that each individual in our community may ‘Grow, Learn and Flourish'. We are looking to expand our growing school and are seeking a Head of Mathematics for January 2020.
Come and lead the maths department to enthuse and engage our students with our innovative curriculum. You will be responsible for leading and managing a small, but growing team of experienced and dedicated teachers. This is a leadership opportunity to provide clear, effective guidance to colleagues, developing their teaching practice and maximise standards of student attainment.
As a purpose built school, Aureus has brand new classrooms using the latest equipment such as SMART TV boards in every classroom and Visualisers enabling teachers to bring learning to life and engage our learners. With excellent wireless coverage throughout the school, we run a Windows 10 environment, using core applications MS Office 2016 and Adobe Creative Cloud Suite. Lesson planning and delivery is done with ease using the Google Drive and all staff and students are provided with Office 365 professional accounts as a platform for collaboration, sharing and out of school access.
As a growth school, further recruitment opportunities will also be available in September 2020. For more information about Aureus School or the role please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Application Deadline: 7th October 2019.
GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities.
We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.
Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.
Essential educational requirements
Honours degree or equivalent (in relevant subject specialism)
Qualified Teacher Status
Essential skills and experience
Outstanding teaching - supporting evidence of classroom practice
Outstanding learning outcomes – supporting data
Evidence of commitment to own CPD
Continuous Professional Development
Work Life and Family Friendly Policies
Career Pathways and Talent Management
Community and Collaboration
Valued Worker Scheme
About Aureus School
- Candytuft Way, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 6FF
- Aureus School website (opens in a new window)