Head of Mathematics

St Peter's Catholic High School and Sixth Form Centre, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL4 0DD

320 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Closing date

    17 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 October 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Leadership 10 - 12 (£52,723 - £55,338 pa)

Head of Mathematics job summary

Thank you for your interest in the position of Head of Mathematics at St Peter’s RC High School & Sixth Form Centre.

The Mathematics Department at St Peter’s High School consists of a team of 14 Maths specialists, including a departmental HLTA and part-time TA. We are a cohesive, supportive and committed team. We value the input of all team members, no matter how many years of experience. To enhance existing strengths, we encourage professional development, through courses, the Maths Hub, teaching a different KS or mentoring ITT students or ECT colleagues.

Students are taught in sets from Year 7. At A Level, we offer both Maths and Further Maths (AQA), running 2 Maths and one Further Maths group. We also offer the AQA Level 3 Mathematical Studies certificate.

Lessons are well planned, and delivered using a wide variety of teaching and learning styles, using ICT where appropriate. In years 7-11 our scheme of work is based on the Kangaroo Maths scheme, although adapted for our context. We have been actively involved with the Hub Teacher Research Groups on Mastery for several years now. As a result, we use a Teaching for Mastery approach, and we plan collaboratively and share ideas and resources.

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About St Peter's Catholic High School and Sixth Form Centre

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1521 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

St Peter’s R.C. High School & Sixth Form Centre is a mixed 11 – 18 school with 1500 pupils on roll. The Sixth Form consists of 330 students with KS5 students showing real leadership and progressing to a wide range of destinations, including prestigious universities and sought-after apprenticeships. 18% of our students receive Pupil Premium funding and 22% of our cohort has a special need or disability. We pride ourselves on our pastoral care and have invested in our Student Support Services who provide additional support for students with, for example, mental health issues and therefore frequently liaise with external agencies.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide a rigorous and broad education within the context of a Christian environment. An understanding of the Roman Catholic faith, in line with the Gospel message, underpins the whole work of the school.

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