Head of Maths
21 days remaining to apply
Job start date
1 September 2023
20 April 2023 at 9am
14 February 2023
- Key stage 3, Key stage 4
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- View all Full timejobs - 32.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Full-time equivalent salary
- L5 - L9
The successful candidate for this position will receive an Outwood Welcome Bonus of £5,000 in addition to the annual salary. This will be paid in the first month's salary.
What skills and experience we're looking for
This is a crucial leadership position of responsibility: you will provide academic and pedagogical leadership of the department and work closely with Senior Leadership as part of our commitment to putting ‘Students First’. You will be an inspiring leader with energy and creativity to lead and motivate a team. You must possess skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students.
You will be an excellent teacher with experience of KS3/4 and will have leadership qualities to challenge individuals within your team whilst supporting them to achieve outstanding results. We're committed to delivering the best possible mathematics curriculum and you will work strategically with Directors of Mathematics, a network of outstanding Heads of Mathematics and Senior Leaders across the Family of Schools.
There are significant opportunities for CPD through the Trust for Senior Leadership in school, becoming a Director of Mathematics across a number of academies. Here, there is opportunity for you, to develop your mathematics leadership skills and have a wider impact supporting large number of colleagues and students.
Yorkshire and Humber MathsHub is led by the Outwood Institute of Education's Executive Director of Maths, Kathryn Greenhalgh. The Hub runs highly successful CPD programmes that you can participate in or get involved facilitating. There are amazing opportunities to contribute to the improvement of mathematics right across the region.
You will join a highly innovative, inspirational and ambitious organisation, so we are seeking outstanding candidates who can realise the highest possible quality of services to support our educational vision. Your strong leadership potential and ability to provide effective support to colleagues will enable the organisation to achieve the best possible outcomes for all of our students. This appointment represents an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to contribute substantially to the ongoing success at GCSE.
What the school offers its staff
Outwood Grange Academies Trust supports colleagues by funding an extensive range of accredited training courses and apprenticeship opportunities up to Masters level. We also offer:
- Your starting salary plus annual inflation linked increases. The starting salary will be dependent on experience.
- We follow the principles of the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document
- You will be automatically enrolled into the generous Teachers’ Pension Scheme
- Pay progression happens automatically on the anniversary of the target period appropriate to your role
- Flexible family friendly policies from day one
- We have our own Workload Charter and are committed to ensuring that Teachers’ workloads are manageable
- All teachers receive an allotted minimum of two hours CPD each week
- Access to centralised resources to support with lesson planning and reducing workload
- Comprehensive induction and training process
You will also be automatically enrolled into our Employee Assistance Programme which gives you and your family members free access to:
- Specialist information on a wide range of work-life issues
- Emotional support and counselling for a wide range of personal and work issues
- Legal guidance
- Financial guidance and debt counselling
- Child and dependent care support and advice
- Support for managers
We are also a wellbeing employer with a dedicated wellbeing policy and menopause policy, along with menopause champions based in our academies. Other benefits include:
- Free flu vaccinations
- Free onsite parking
- Employee discounts such as competitively priced Synergy Car Leasing
- Access to various discount sites
Commitment to safeguarding
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About Outwood Academy Bydales
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 16
- Education phase
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- School size
- 807 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 16
- Ofsted report
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- School website
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- Email address
- Phone number
- 01642 474000
It is an absolute pleasure to work at our Academy. We are privileged to work in a beautiful setting, with wonderful children and staff, We are a close knit community where the traditional values of kindness, and hard work are at the heart of who we are. Our children value their education and are proud of our academy. In a learning environment where teachers are ‘masters of their craft’, Ofsted 2018, our dedicated staff are deeply committed to providing the highest quality educational experiences for all our children. We are passionate about ‘getting it right’ for our children, ensuring they are equipped with everything they need to succeed and thrive in life, we understand who our children are and seek to bring out the best in them by having the highest of expectations of each and everyone. We are a successful and oversubscribed academy where staff are passionate, optimistic and tenacious in going the extra mile for our children. Teaching staff have an unwavering desire to teach the best of what has been thought and said in their particular area of expertise and through their enthusiasm they inspire appreciation, ambition and achievement in our children. It is exciting to be part of the team at Bydales, they are a very loyal, successful, hardworking and talented team of individuals that work together in a culture of inclusivity, that is underpinned by equity and fairness. All staff are experts in their respective fields and have a continued desire to be so, they invest time and energy refining their practice. It is an absolute privilege to be part of the team at Bydales, the behaviour and attitudes of our children allow us to deliver the highest quality of education and care. Staff are obsessive about attaining the HIGHEST STANDARDS to enhance children's life chances, they work together and value the part they each play in every child’s individual learning journey. Our children learn in a climate that is safe, calm, caring, purposeful and scholarly. Our staff encourage enquiring minds and a joy of learning to ensure students thrive. Our leaders are experts in their field, they enthuse endlessly about their respective areas - day to day – passing on their passion to colleagues and students respectively. They expect the best and nothing less, leading with compassion and kindness, they are the change they want to see. Teachers feel valued and supported in their continual strive for excellent T&L. Leaders are selfless (system 5 leaders) they demonstrate personal humility and indomitable will, working towards the same goal, the Trust vision of raising standards and transforming lives. ‘Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.’ George Eliot
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