Head of Maths Department

Winchcombe School, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire


Job details

Subject Maths
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job description

Are you an enthusiastic, innovative and ambitious secondary Maths Teacher ready to take the next step in your career?

Winchcombe School is looking for a permanent full-time specialist Teacher of Maths to lead the Department (of four teaching colleagues) as the school enters an exciting time of re-development and expansion. We’re a friendly mixed comprehensive school of approx. 500 students aged 11-16, situated in a lovely Cotswold town near Cheltenham.

You will be both a good leader and dynamic teacher; in addition to having the necessary teaching qualifications, you’ll be able to motivate young people to achieve their best. We will consider applications from excellent candidates for whom this will be their first leadership role.

Full details of the main duties and responsibilities of the post-holder are listed on Winchcombe School’s website together with a Person Specification. If you’d like to visit the school or have any questions, please contact personnel@winchcombeschool.co.uk .

Employee benefits

TLR2C additional payment - currently £6,829 p.a.
Ongoing CPD and training opportunities

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 492 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Winchcombe School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email personnel@winchcombeschool.co.uk

About Winchcombe School

Winchcombe School is a successful and thriving academy for students aged 11 to 16 years. We are a tight-knit and caring school, set in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Winchcombe is an attractive small historic town approximately 7 miles from Cheltenham Spa and with regular bus links. Our pupils’ attitudes to learning are highly positive and they participate willingly and with interest in all aspects of school life. We are a vibrant and forward-thinking school with well-established community links and strong partnerships with parents. The School is rated ‘good’ by Ofsted and on a secure improvement trajectory. Our staff also enjoy being part of a supportive community and feel valued for the part they play in the school; we currently have around 70 members of staff in leadership, teaching, support, admin and premises roles. Staff Professional Development and Welfare: Our Senior Leadership Team is committed to supporting professional development and where budget allows, will endeavour to fund training courses which will help staff to complete their job in a more effective manner. Teaching staff are encouraged to undertake visits to other Gloucestershire schools and to share best practice. For more information about our aims, ethos and school in general, please see our website.

School location

Greet Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 5LB