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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    12 February 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000 - £43,685

Additional allowances

£3,017 TLR allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

Required for September 2023, a well-qualified and enthusiastic Subject Leader of Mathematics at this successful 11-18 girls’ grammar school in Reading. Mathematics is taught throughout the school with a significant number of students choosing to study Mathematics and Further Mathematics at A Level and beyond.

Graded ‘Outstanding’in its recent OFSTED inspection in November 2022, Kendrick School is a centre of academic excellence with a track record of high performance and achievement.

The recent Ofsted report, November 2022 stated: “Pupils’ behaviour is exemplary both in lessons and around the school. They respect and exemplify the values within the school pledge. Pupils love being here. Attendance is high, pupils are punctual, and lessons are free from any low-level disruption”

This is a unique opportunity to lead a large Mathematics department in an outstanding school. The position would suit a teacher ready to take on a key departmental leadership position or someone who is interested in developing their career in a successful and established department with an excellent track record.

The successful candidate needs to demonstrate passion for their subject, and the confidence to lead a large department and represent this key subject area at senior leadership level. The individual needs to be enthusiastic, hard-working and committed to the values of the school with empathy and understanding of students’ learning needs.

What the school offers its staff

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with energy and vision to join the school, lead this department and be a member of our Extended Senior Leadership Team, contributing and participating in whole school development

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from the school website - https://www.kendrick.reading.sch.ukor obtained by emailing Amanda Emberson-Powney aemberson@kendrick.reading.sch.uk

Closing date: 9am Friday 3rd February 2023 (we reserve the right to close the application process early if a suitable candidate becomes available).

Interviews: Wednesday 8th February 2023

Kendrick School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure & Barring Service. Kendrick School is an Equal Opportunity employer

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About Kendrick School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
830 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Kendrick School is an 11-18 selective girls’ school with academy status situated in the centre of Reading. Kendrick has an impressive record of the highest academic standards and achievements and is acknowledged as being one of the very best state schools in the country; it is a centre of excellence for girls’ education and an outstanding school. Year on year Kendrick has been acknowledged for being in the top 5% of schools in the country in terms of progress of students between KS2 and KS4, using the Progress 8 measure.

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