Head of Mathematics - Easter 2020 or September 2020 start

Walsall Academy, Walsall, West Midlands


Job details

Subject Mathematics
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £29,373 to £48,490

Job summary

Applications are welcome from well-qualified ambitious teachers with leadership skills as well as those currently running a department. An assistant head role may be available to a suitably qualified applicant.

Secure knowledge and understanding of the concepts and skills required for the teaching of Mathematics and leading the development of curriculum.

Essential educational requirements

Degree in a Mathematics Discipline

Essential qualifications

- QTS status
- Degree in a Mathematics Discipline

Essential skills and experience

Lead by example showing clearly an understanding of the values of the Nolan Principles, ie selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership

Ability to build and lead a team

Have a clear vision for the Mathematics Department and be able to share the vision effectively

Determination to encourage the highest quality of learning experience for all students

A commitment to equal opportunities

Ability to establish good and productive working relationships

Ability to communicate effectively with staff, students and parents

Ability to meet deadlines

Able to empathise with young people and yet be firm, fair and consistent when dealing with them

Excellent attendance and punctuality

Enthusiasm, personal dynamism, resilience and stamina

Sense of humour and perspective


Personal presence

Employee benefits

Main or upper pay range, plus responsibility allowance of £5,000 to £8,000, dependent on experience

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1312 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Walsall Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email enquiries@walsallacademy.com

About Walsall Academy

School location

Lichfield Road, Walsall, West Midlands, WS3 3LX