4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    31 October 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    30 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type

Job summary

We are seeking an outstanding experienced or ambitious middle leader ready to take on the exciting challenge of leadership of a large Mathematics Department. There is the opportunity for a candidate with relevant experience to join the Senior Leadership Team as an Associate Assistant Headteacher which will be paid on the Leadership Spine].

Helston Community College is one of the family of schools who together are Southerly Point Co-operative Multi-Academy Trust. We genuinely support each other and work closely together to achieve our aim of 'enabling excellence for all': our children, our staff and our communities. Our work is underpinned by the co-operative values and these inform everything we do.

The successful applicant will have a proven track record of rapid and sustained improvement in Mathematics outcomes across the 11-16 age range.

We are seeking to appoint someone who:

• is a highly qualified and experienced mathematician;
• is known for delivering well-planned, creative and engaging lessons;
• achieves excellent outcomes for students across the full ability range;
• has experience of leading a mathematics department in a smaller school or a key stage in
a larger school, and is capable of inspiring our team towards a shared vision;
• is a reflective practitioner, keen to develop and progress, both as a teacher and a leader;
• aspirational in your pursuit of excellence for the students;
• passionate about staff professional development;
• will share and support the College and the Trust’s commitment to provide an all-round,
outstanding education for all our students.

We are committed to promoting aspiration, encouraging ambition and ensuring achievement within a values-driven ethos.

Southerly Point Co-operative Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. DBS disclosure will be required at the enhanced level for all appointments.

Southerly Point Co-operative Multi Academy Trust is also committed to having a workforce that promotes equality and celebrates diversity.

Applicants are expected to familiarise themselves with our Safeguarding and Child Protection policy, which can be found via the following link: https://www.helston.cornwall.sch.uk/web/policies/318090

Additional allowances

TLR 1c
[There is the opportunity for a candidate with relevant experience to join the Senior Leadership Team as an Associate Assistant Headteacher]

Applying for the job

To find out more about the College and to download an application form, please see the vacancies page of our website at : www.helston.cornwall.sch.uk. Alternatively, application forms can be emailed direct to recruitment@helston.cornwall.sch.uk

Please note we do not accept CVs and only applications submitted on an application form will be considered.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1364 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01326 572685

About Helston Community College

At Helston Community College, our students matter: each one an individual, valued and appreciated. We are ambitious for all of our students and are committed to providing a learning experience that consists of high challenge combined with appropriate support, and effective teaching in a safe and disciplined environment.

Our College is a place where doors of opportunity are opened for young people, and we encourage them to make the most of every opportunity that comes their way. We provide a diverse curriculum, allowing students to develop knowledge, skills and talents in a broad range of subject areas. We challenge students’ thinking and encourage them to learn from setbacks, so that they become resilient learners who can respond effectively to future challenges. We urge our students to believe in themselves, to take responsibility for their own learning and personal development, and to work hard so that they achieve their very best.

Helston Community College is part of the Southerly Point Co-operative Multi-Academy Trust, which was established on 1st June 2017. The College's ethos and work is under-pinned by the co-operative values: self–help, self-responsibility, equity, equality, democracy and solidarity; and the co-operative ethical principles: honesty, openness, social responsibility and caring for others. The Trust works together to improve and enhance opportunities for all young people in the local community.

Arranging a visit to Helston Community College

If you would like any further details then please contact Angela Atkinson, HR Manager via email: recruitment@helston.cornwall.sch.uk

School location

Church Hill, Helston, Cornwall, TR13 8NR

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