Head of Mathematics Faculty Cheney School, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Job description

Cheney School is a popular, high-performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn and to be challenged. You can read the outcome of our recent Ofsted inspection here: Ofsted Report and a welcome message from our Head of School here: Head's Welcome

The school is part of the Community Schools Alliance Trust - a small MAT with one secondary school, one primary school and another due to open in September 2020. The Trust’s common vision is to improve every learner’s life chances.

We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities. We are also mindful of the competing demands people face in their lives and are happy to consider part-time applications. If you are not familiar with Oxfordshire, we would recommend that you take a look at: Living in Oxfordshire – Information for Teachers

As Head of the Mathematics Faculty you will lead on establishing the aims and objectives of the Faculty to reflect the overall aims and objectives of the school and in implementing appropriate policies and procedures to ensure the achievement of these objectives. You will lead on ensuring that staff are motivated to deliver education to the highest possible standard in accordance with the objectives included within the school’s development plan.

You will need to demonstrate that you:

• are passionate about raising levels of engagement and achievement;
• have the determination to provide high quality classroom teaching;
• want to make a positive difference by going the extra mile for the benefit of your students;
• have the desire and enthusiasm to play an active and collaborative role in contributing to a strong culture of sharing best practice, resources and ideas;
• have the interpersonal and leadership skills required to inspire and motivate colleagues and students;
• are keen and able to embed enjoyment and success in learning.

Essential educational requirements

First degree

Essential qualifications

• Qualified teacher status.
• A continued commitment to own professional development.
• Teaching experience within the designated age range.
• Of child-safeguarding issues and successful use of measures that promote and ensure the safe-guarding of children.
• Excellent knowledge of current legislation, guidance and policy in the subject area.
• Management experience in subject area or a key stage

Essential skills and experience

See Person Specification

Employee benefits

TLR 1(2) of £9,661 and membership of a comprehensive Healthcare Benefits Plan


About Cheney School

Cheney School is a popular, high-performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn and to be challenged. You can read the outcome of our recent Ofsted inspection here: Ofsted Report and a welcome message from our Head of School here: Head's Welcome The school is part of the Community Schools Alliance Trust - a small MAT with one secondary school, one primary school and another due to open in September 2020. The Trust’s common vision is to improve every learner’s life chances. We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities. We are also mindful of the competing demands people face in their lives so are happy to consider part-time applications.

Address
Cheney Lane, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 7QH
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Cheney School website (opens in a new window)