Head of Mathematics

Prospect School, Reading, Berkshire

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Job details

Job role Teacher, Leadership
Subject Maths
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary LPS or TLR equivalent

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and innovative Head of Mathematics who will motivate and encourage our students to realise their full potential. You will demonstrate the skills, expertise and passion to inspire and encourage students. The Maths Department consists of a successful and supportive team, who teach across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.

Prospect is a progressive and vibrant school that focuses on raising the aspirations and releasing the potential of every young person in our care. Prospect is a successful 11-18 school with a strong focus on learning in all aspects of its work. The school is at the forefront of many educational initiatives and has a very positive attitude to change.

As you would expect, we are looking for the best. A good honours degree and qualified teacher status are essential. You will be able to demonstrate unwavering commitment to raising student progress and standards and like us, you believe that social disadvantage is no barrier to achievement and that every student can share in the joy of education. Most importantly, you will possess integrity, good humour and moral purpose.

We can offer you:

• The opportunity to join a very successful team of committed and highly qualified teachers.

• A supportive environment where the work-life balance of teachers is important.

• Outstanding facilities and resources to support teaching and learning.

• A supportive and experienced Senior Leadership Team.

• An opportunity to develop through an extensive CPD offer, such as a Middle Leadership development programme which includes opportunities to access NPQML, NPQSL, Teaching Leaders and Future Leaders.

• A bespoke induction and training programme with built-in support and mentoring.

• To be part of Prospect School at its most pivotal and exciting time.

Closing date: 12pm Friday 29th May 2020

Interviews may be held before the closing date

Please note: In the current climate, interviews are likely to be conducted remotely via Skype etc. However, this is subject to change in accordance with Government advice and staff availability.

If you are interested in joining us, please check the school website for more information or contact the Recruitment Officer, Miss A Davis: adavis@prospect.reading.sch.uk

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The recruitment of the successful applicant(s) will be subject to enhanced DBS certificate and registration with the update service.

Prospect School is an equal opportunities employer.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1044 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Prospect School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email adavis@prospect.reading.sch.uk

About Prospect School

Welcome to Prospect School. We are a large, diverse and inclusive school, rightly proud of our students, whom we welcome from a wide range of backgrounds. We enable all our students, whatever their ability, background or heritage, to make excellent progress and achieve more than they believe to be possible. Our core values of ‘Aspire, Believe, Achieve’ are at the heart of everything we do, preparing our young people to be successful, fulfilled and great assets to their community in whatever they choose to do in the future.

We value educational excellence very highly and strive to ensure that we recruit the very best teachers to enable our students to progress onto the next stage of their educational journeys. We want our students to become young adults who understand the importance of respect and responsibility and who want to make a positive contribution to their school and the wider community. Equally important is our students' social and emotional wellbeing. We provide a supportive and nurturing environment, with a wide range of extracurricular activities, school trips and experiences to broaden their horizons. We work closely with our local community and enjoy mutually supportive relationships with students and their parents, as well as with our neighbours and wider networks.

We are extremely proud of our fantastic site - one of the largest sites in Berkshire - with its excellent facilities and well resourced, specialist classrooms. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum, allowing students to follow individual pathways that best meet their needs, whether academic, vocational or a mix of both.

School location

Cockney Hill, Reading, Berkshire, RG30 4EX