Head of Mathematics John Hampden Grammar School, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Job description

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding practitioner of mathematics to join our high achieving Maths department. You will be keen to make a real impact, leading on maths and further enhancing standards for our motivated and ambitious students. We offer great facilities, a caring and welcoming school community and a supportive leadership team.

Key Functions:

• To lead the Mathematics department in the development and delivery of an outstanding curriculum
• To promote professional leadership and management for Mathematics within the school
• To provide high quality teaching for learning that meets the needs of all students, and ensures high standards of attainment and progress
• To establish a positive ethos in the school by promoting and demonstrating high standards.
• To continue to raise the standard of student achievement in Mathematics at all levels.
• To continue to raise the profile of Mathematics

Essential educational requirements

• Educated to degree level or equivalent

Essential qualifications

• Qualified Teacher Status
• Professional development in preparation for the role
• Subject specialism

Essential skills and experience

• Experience of leading a team successfully
• Experience of working in a secondary school and an excellent understanding of the issues and pressures on boys within this age group
• Ability to motivate, develop, support and challenge staff
• Evidence of a successful teaching career; and excellent classroom practitioner
• Demonstrable experience of improving student outcomes
• Experience of dealing with challenging situations
• Willingness to support extra-curricular activities

Employee benefits

We offer:
• An established centre of academic excellence with an exceptional record in sport, music and community involvement
• Motivated and ambitious pupils
• A friendly and supportive team of teachers and support staff
• Well-resourced facilities
• A positive, caring and collaborative working environment
• A commitment to professional development
• A relocation allowance may be available for candidates who apply directly

Salary: Teachers Main or Upper Pay Range dependent upon experience and a TLR 1.2 equivalent to £9,929 per annum.

About John Hampden Grammar School

Marlow Hill, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 1SZ
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