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Head of Mathematics

Park High School, Stanmore

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Outer London Pay Scale + TLR1D £14,030

Job summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic Head of Mathematics who wants to join and lead an excellent department. This post is suitable for someone who would like to widen their experience, someone who will embrace the opportunities of working in a Leading Edge school. This post offers real opportunities for professional and career development.

The successful candidate will lead a strong team of 13 staff, all of whom are qualified mathematicians. In addition to the Head of Department and Second in Department there are two further post holders within the department.

Mathematics is taught in seven purpose built rooms, each incorporating an interactive whiteboard and data projector.

In Years 7, 8 and 9 students are taught in mixed ability groups. In Years 10 and 11 students are taught in parallel groups, apart from two higher sets in each half-year band. At Key Stage 4 students follow the Edexcel Linear course and results are outstanding.

At Key Stage 5, 70% of all Year 12 and 13 students study A level mathematics and follow the Edexcel A level course. The school is in the top twenty percent of schools nationally for the number of female students who choose to study A Level mathematics

Employee benefits


Applying for the job

Further details and an application form can be found on the school website www.parkhighstanmore.org.uk

If you wish to apply, and I hope you will, please complete the application form and add a short statement in support of your application (1-2 sides of A4) in the additional information section of the application form, or on a separate sheet. We will be using the person specification and job description both in our short-listing and the appointment, so please ensure you address the different points somewhere in your form or your statement. The completed application form should be returned to the school addressed to the Headteacher or emailed to s.malone@parkhighstanmore.org.uk.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1503 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
020 8952 2803

About Park High School

Park High School is a fantastic place to work and develop as a teacher, and a leader. We would love you to come and join us!

We promote high achievement in a learning community.

We provide a stimulating and caring environment so that all members of the school can grow in knowledge, skills, understanding and character and achieve to the best of their ability.

We have a strong sense of purpose. We encourage our students to be enthusiastic about learning and positive about the future; to have high self-esteem and be confident and successful in what they do; to have understanding and respect for others; to have the ability and desire to further their own development and contribute to the society in which we live.

We believe in equality of opportunity and in celebrating success of all kinds.

“Teachers have outstanding subject knowledge and use imaginative and stimulating resources. They are very skilful at showing students how to work independently and think for themselves and at giving them time to work together and share their understanding.” Ofsted

Arranging a visit to Park High School

If you have any questions about the post or would like to visit the school, please do not hesitate to contact Mr Michael Haldenby, Deputy Headteacher on the school telephone number, 020 8952 2803.

School location

Thistlecroft Gardens, Stanmore, HA7 1PL

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