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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    8 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

UPS 1 to 3

Additional allowances

TLR (as appropriate to candidate experience/qualifications)
SEN1 allowance £2,539 p.a.

What skills and experience we're looking for


  • To lead, drive and develop the curriculum to meet the needs of all pupils giving them the most relevant skills and knowledge to succeed.
  • To secure high quality teaching, effective use of resources and improve standards of learning and achievement for all pupils in consultation with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team.
  • To teach and provide effective delivery of the Maths curriculum for all pupils, across the range of SEN needs and ages.
  • Support pupils making progress, differentiating where appropriate. To monitor, record and report upon pupil progress.
  • Produce pupil SEN passports, monitor pupil social communication development, contribute to provision mapping and annual reviews, ILP’s for students.
  • Guide the work of any tutors (including Teaching Assistants/HLTA’s).
  • Be able to provide pastoral support and guidance for all pupils.
  • To contribute to the overall development of teaching and learning across the school.
  • Willing to develop and utilise a range of specialised teaching approaches. (i.e. TEACCH, PECS, MAKATON, Intensive Interaction).


  • Use data to plan lessons and learning materials to motivate and support pupils to make at least good progress
  • To set challenging targets for all pupils, having high expectations for pupils’ behaviour, learning, motivation, and presentation of work by establishing a purposeful working atmosphere
  • Work in collaboration with Teaching Assistants, teachers and tutors
  • Take account of pupils’ prior attainment, learning styles and needs and use them to set appropriately targets and learning activities
  • To promote and develop literacy skills throughout teaching and learning activities so that literacy does not present a barrier to learning
  • Provide intervention activities for those pupils who need to support to boost attainment/progress or who require additional challenge
  • Ensure that teaching room, resources and equipment are maintained in good order, with regard to Health & Safety and security of property
  • Competent in the use of ICT and other technologies and learning resources as learning tools to inspire and motivate learners

Ensure that a stimulating learning environment is maintained in the classroom, including provision of a high-quality display.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • A welcoming, stimulating and supportive environment
  • A focus on staff well-being with staff social events, staff badminton and well-being counsellor
  • A well established and supportive induction programme for all staff at all levels including ECT’s
  • Continuing Professional Development
  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • Excellent resources, programs and technology to support learning in schools
  • A highly professional team who would welcome you on board
  • A large and expanding school with high standards and an ambitious desire to better the lives of our pupils and impact further on our wider community.

Further details about the role

Are you a proactive Mathematics Teacher looking to enhance your career in Special Education? Due to the growth of our school, we are recruiting a Head of Maths teacher to join our team. As Head of Maths you will take the lead in driving a creative curriculum, teaching pupils according to their educational needs, maximising pupil’s achievement and ability to develop.

Purpose of the role

You’ll be working with children and young people with a range of special educational need – to help them learn, develop their abilities and raise their self-esteem. It can be a tough journey, but the positive steps forward will make up for it. As Head of Maths at Two Rivers High School you will get all the support you need to succeed, from in-house specialists, to teaching assistants and therapy professionals. Your colleagues will be the best at what they do, the school environment will be well resourced and we will be supporting you, to help you to build a rewarding teaching career.

Commitment to safeguarding

Endeavour Multi Academy Trust

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About Two Rivers High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
School size
244 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number

Two Rivers High School

Our school meets the needs of 255 pupils with special needs including ADHD, autism, speech, language and communication difficulties and social & emotional difficulties. Awarded in January 2019, Two Rivers High School is an Outstanding School for pupils with Special Educational Needs.

Arranging a visit to Two Rivers High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Recruitment-high@tworiversschool.net.

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