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Head of Mathematics

The Compton School, London

Job details

Subject Mathematics
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £40,142 to £56,328

Job summary

Do you want to lead an excellent team of Mathematics specialists, in a school which will provide you with outstanding training and professional development?
If so, we are looking to appoint an exceptional, ambitious and committed Middle Leader to join our highly successful school. This is an exciting and highly sought after opportunity to lead an exceptional department and for you to develop your leadership and teaching skills’, whilst working in an inspirational school setting. The Mathematics department is well resourced; all teachers are qualified Mathematics specialists. Students work in a purposeful and dynamic atmosphere where problem solving skills are developed and encouraged across all key stages. The department also embraces the opportunity to enrich students through extracurricular activities, such as the UK Maths Challenge and STEP challenge as well as visits to Universities.

Why work at The Compton School?
• You will be joining a highly successful school with a national profile of excellence in teaching and learning, teacher training and student outcomes
• We will provide you with exceptional training through our induction programme
• We offer fully funded NPQML and NPQSL on site, for our Middle Leaders to gain national qualifications
• We have a fantastic building with a recently added Sixth Form Centre.

Who are we?
We are a massively oversubscribed mixed multi-ethnic school that has had four outstanding OFSTED inspections in succession, most recently in January 2018. Students at the Compton make exceptional progress - our results routinely put the school within the top 2% of schools nationally for progress.

At The Compton we understand that our brilliant teachers make a difference to the life chances of our students every day by helping them to secure outstanding outcomes. We always strive to appoint the very best teachers and once in post, we provide a work place environment that ensures their needs are fully met now and in the future.

Are you the right person to join our team? If so, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Please download our application form, a job description and person specification from our website www.thecompton.org.uk or telephone 020 8368 1783 for details of the post. Completed applications forms to be emailed to vacancies@thecompton.org.uk

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

A proven track record of successful leadership in mathematics.

Employee benefits

TLR £11,787

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1338 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website The Compton School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email andrew.hammond@thecompton.org.uk

About The Compton School

School location

Summers Lane, London, N12 0QG