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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 February 2024

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Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

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Please note that applications will be reviewed as received and should a suitable candidate be identified, we may close the vacancy early. Therefore, early application is encouraged. 

Head of Mathematics

Start - September/ or earlier

Vacancy Details 

Devizes School is a well-established Secondary School in the heart of Wiltshire. We value diversity in our school community and hold a variety of lessons and events to celebrate our differences. 

We couldn’t do what we do without our fantastic staff team, and we have an exciting opportunity for an outstanding teacher with the experience to step up into a Head of Department position in our school to lead the Maths department.  

We are looking for a knowledgeable and experienced teacher with passion for the subject, able to teach across all key stages, with the experience to lead a team of enthusiastic teachers in assisting our students to achieve the best they can. It would be advantageous to teach to A level but not essential.

If you are a qualified and committed teacher with looking for the next step in your teaching career, within a challenging but highly rewarding role, then we want to hear from you. Come and join us in a key role on this exciting journey to help every student in our school reach their potential. 

All About You 

Do you have what it takes to join us? The Head of Maths we would like to join us will be: 

  • A dynamic, inspirational and enthusiastic classroom practitioner with high expectations for students. 
  • Passionate about your subject, able to inspire and motivate students and staff. 
  • A role model for our students and staff. 

What the school offers its staff

Why Work for us? 

We think you will love working with us and here are some of the reasons why: 

  • We are a welcoming and supportive school with strong values and a caring ethos. 
  • Our staff are a hardworking team dedicated to helping children succeed. 
  • Our children are engaged and eager to learn. 
  • We have a supportive leadership team and wider school community. 

As part of The White Horse Federation multi-academy trust, we benefit from their support, encouragement, shared resources and outstanding CPD opportunities. 

Why not come and see for yourself? We would love to welcome you to our school and show you around so that you can better understand our school environment. Please get in touch with the school office to arrange. 

The White Horse Federation is a large Multi-Academy Trust in South West and South East England, committed to providing the very best education for our students. We believe in empowering our staff to be the very best they can be, and that is why you will find a wide range of professional development opportunities available to you when you join us. 


We believe in valuing our staff, and one of the ways we can do that is by offering a range of benefits to our staff: 

  • Car Purchase Scheme  
  • Discounted Gym Membership 
  • Reward Gateway Discounts 
  • Cycle to Work Scheme 
  • Employee Assistance Programme  
  • Excellent Pension Scheme 

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About Devizes School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1211 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01380 724886

Devizes School is a Good School (Ofsted 2019) and learning is at the heart of all that we do. We are a very forward thinking school who are always striving to do better. It is a very happy place to learn and work and the positive relationships between students and staff are based on mutual respect and are at the heart of high standards of teaching and learning. This results in all students making excellent progress

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email devizes_school@devizes.wilts.sch.uk.

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