Head of Maths Orchardside School, Enfield

Job description

We are a pupil referral unit and have a vacancy for a Head of a small Maths department with the possibility of a whole school responsibility depending on experience. The post holder will need to:
Provide strong and effective leadership in Maths.
Offer high standards of planning, teaching and learning within Maths.
Ensure all students make good progress.
Co-ordinate exam entries at an appropriate level in KS4.
Co-ordinate teaching staff in Maths ensuring students are accurately assessed.
Be part of an emerging middle leadership team.
Work with SLT to assist in the development of policy and practice for Maths.

Essential educational requirements

Educated to Degree Standard

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

Essential skills and experience

2 years as a teacher in mainstream or special school.
Proven record of raising students achievement and progress.
Proven experience of dealing effectively with challenging behaviour and able to diffuse and de-escalate to achieve successful outcomes.
Proven ability to communicate effectively and engage with disaffected students.
To work collaboratively with others or effectively on own initiative and ability to challenge and support other staff where there are concerns.

Employee benefits

Dependent on experience, possible extended leadership opportunities alongside this post.

About Orchardside School

Pupil Referral Unit

230 Bullsmoor Lane, Enfield, EN1 4RL
Not Applicable
LA Maintained School