Head of Maths - TLR1b (£9930) Silverdale School, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Job description

An ambitious, enthusiastic, and committed Subject Leader. We are looking for a multi-skilled, energetic individual to lead a talented and hardworking team.

The Maths department has high ambitions for all students and has a dedicated team of Maths specialist teachers who are committed to utilising research-led teaching techniques in order to maximise their progress. We are looking to appoint a Subject Leader of Mathematics to make an inspiring contribution to driving further departmental and whole school improvement including taking full responsibility for a Key Stage.

The successful applicant will be an excellent teacher. They will be innovative, dynamic and be committed to outstanding achievement for all students. They will have been successful in demonstrating leadership skills, with experience in embedding ideas, leading and working as part of a team. The position is ideal for candidates wishing to further develop their skills in management and leadership and is ideal preparation for further career progression.

Essential educational requirements

A relevant degree together with Maths PGCE or equivalent teaching qualification.
Evidence of commitment to CPD to support areas of the job role.
Detailed knowledge and understanding of the current issues in Maths education.

Essential qualifications

As above

Essential skills and experience

Proven record of excellent teaching of Maths at Key Stage 3, 4 and 5
Demonstrable evidence of raising and sustaining attainment through successful leadership.
Use of student performance data to inform classroom teaching.
Experience of one or more middle leadership positions within Maths in a secondary setting.
Record of success in effective and efficient team management.
Experience of managing resources effectively.
Ability and confidence to coach and mentor staff and tackle underperformance.
Excellent interpersonal, planning and organisational skills.
The ability to collaborate with other staff.
Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of young people.
Ability to inspire confidence in and establish excellent relationships with pupils, teachers and parents.

About Silverdale School

Silverdale School is an extremely popular and high-achieving 11-18 comprehensive in the south west of Sheffield and is now the founding school of Chorus Education Trust. The school is rated as ‘Outstanding’ (Ofsted 2014) and achieved the best GCSE results in 2018 of any state school in Sheffield. At Post 16 the progress students make places Silverdale in the top 10% of schools nationally. At its heart is one of the country’s largest Teaching Schools, the Sheffield Teaching School Alliance. Silverdale moved into a brand new building in January 2009 with a full complement of facilities. Silverdale School is part of Chorus Education Trust, and as such all appointees may be required to work at any Trust site in the future.

Bents Crescent, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 9QH
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