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  • Start date details

    Easter 2024

  • Closing date

    25 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

TSAT Teacher Scale £30,863 - £47,182 per annum

Additional allowances

TLR 1b

What skills and experience we're looking for

Following an internal promotion in to a Trust role, Plympton Academy is pleased to offer the opportunity of a dynamic and strategicHead of Maths to lead our Maths department and teach our fantastic students from years7 -13.

You will be passionate about maths and the development of maths pedagogy and curriculum. Alongside the leadership of Maths, you will also play a significant role in whole school development.

As Head of Maths, you will lead by example, develop, inspire and motivate your team and be committed to achieving high standards. This is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding teacher who is now looking for promotion to Head of Department in a supportive and successful Academy or for an established Head of Maths looking to continue the improvement journey that this department has already successfully started.

This is an exciting time to join our organisation as we expand our network of schools, building upon our established ethos and values.You will benefit from avast support network including senior leaders, fellow teachers within the school and across the South West Hub and our Trust.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Be a qualified teacher and have a thorough knowledge of present curriculum developments, particularly those relating to your subject
  • Be able to deliver consistently good or outstanding practice
  • To collaborate with other leaders and managers in raising standards within the curriculum to Good and Outstanding including all student groups.
  • To raise standards of teaching, learning and progress to ensure all subject staff deliver and all students receive Good and Outstanding lessons.
  • To coach and mentor subject staff to raise standards in learning and progress to be Good and Outstanding.
  • Be experienced in planning an appropriate and challenging curriculum
  • Be an inspiring teacher with real enthusiasm for your subject

What the school offers its staff

At Plympton Academy we believe in inspiring a culture of success for all, including our staff. We have a strong culture of staff development and support - high quality CPD, based on research and evidenced best practice, which is prioritised and supported through a tailored coaching programme.

We work collaboratively with the best schools locally and nationally so that all teachers continue to thrive and engage in the latest teaching developments and practice. We prioritise good behaviour and strong pastoral support so that learning is disruption-free, teachers can teach and students’ can focus. As a result, we are incredibly proud of our students and staff who love the challenge of learning, are equipped to achieve their dreams and take pride in their success.

Plympton Academy is a thriving school on an exciting journey where there is a commitment to support all members of the Academy community who continually strive to achieve the best. We are excited that substantial redevelopments to the Academy’s campus will provide first class, inspirational learning environments to match the commitment of both students and staff.

What our Trust will offer you:

  • Revised Teacher Payscale to retain and reward excellent teachers
  • With an outstanding Leadership and Management team, we are focused on providing our staff with bespoke CPD tailored to the stage they are at in their career.
  • Vast support network from senior leaders and other teachers within the school and our Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits.
  • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance classroom practice
  • Excellent CPD opportunities including our Early career, Middle and Senior Leadership programmes
  • As an accredited Chartered Teacher organisation, you can become a recognised Chartered Teacher


Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates, if you have any questions regarding this process please email recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk

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About Plympton Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1152 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

At Plympton Academy we believe in inspiring a culture of success for all, including our staff. We have a strong culture of staff development and support - high quality CPD, based on research and evidenced best practice, which is prioritised and supported through a tailored coaching programme.

We work collaboratively with the best schools locally and nationally so that all teachers continue to thrive and engage in the latest teaching developments and practice. We prioritise good behaviour and strong pastoral support so that learning is disruption-free, teachers can teach and students’ can focus. As a result, we are incredibly proud of our students and staff who love the challenge of learning, are equipped to achieve their dreams and take pride in their success.

Arranging a visit to Plympton Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk.

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