Lead Practitioner: Maths

The Dearne Academy, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S63 9EW

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    22 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 April 2022

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Lead Practitioner: Maths job summary

This post offers an ambitious candidate the ideal step into a senior leadership post in teaching, learning and the quality of education.


We are looking for an inspirational and motivational Lead Practitioner: Maths. Astrea Academy Dearne is on an exciting journey as we work together to make a difference for the young people and the community we serve. Every day is different and this role presents you with the exciting opportunity you have been looking for!


You will be relentless in your commitment and belief in all young people and will ensure only the highest level of academic success and personal fulfilment for all: they deserve nothing less. It is our vision to create outstanding young people who are courageous champions of diversity, equality and mutual respect and who are proud of their community and are enthusiastic advocates of learning. It goes without saying that we will support you, develop you and above all welcome you into our aspirational school.


As Lead Practitioner: Maths you will:

Drive high quality teaching and learning strategies across the mathematics faculty and whole school through coaching and developing staff to maximise student outcomes.
Use coaching to develop teaching and learning strategies with identified staff to improve whole school provision and student outcomes.
Use the outcomes of learning walks, faculty QA, Deep Dives, work scrutiny, student and teacher voice to plan and deliver high quality CPD to enhance practice.
Meet regularly with colleagues receiving coaching and actively monitor and celebrate improvements, addressing misconceptions and addressing further improvements as required.
As part of the Teaching and Learning team, embed a clear vision for assessing learning and progress which embodies high expectations of staff and learners, ensuring that all groups of learners meet or exceed national expectations

We are looking for individuals who have:

Experience of delivering teaching and learning CPD.
Experience of quality assurance and holding colleagues to account.
Experience of line management.
A proven track record of teaching at a secondary level with highly successful outcomes for students at Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4.
Experience of monitoring and tracking student progress and achievement to improve outcomes at Key Stage 3 and 4.

Applying for the job

Please follow the link to apply via the Astrea Academy Trust website

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About The Dearne Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1133 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Astrea Academy Dearne is an 11-16 secondary situated in Barnsley and we are a school where our colleagues are all part of #TeamDearne. We have a low staff turnover, high staff morale and are looking positively to the future. We are within commutable distance from Wakefield, Leeds, Doncaster and Sheffield and are a proud member of the Astrea Academy Trust family of schools.


We are an inclusive school and are oversubscribed in Year 7, Year 8 and Year 9. Being oversubscribed means we are looking to expand our excellent team of teaching professionals. We have the highest aspiration for our students to achieve their very best and grow both as individuals and as members of their community. The development of the whole child forms an integral part of our vision: we want the best for every student at Astrea Academy Dearne irrespective of their background. 


Our Principal, Joanne Wilson would love to meet you for an informal conversation. To arrange a meeting and for further details please contact Hannah Peace at hannah.peace@astreadearne.org or call 01709 892211.


Astrea Academy Trust are fully committed to being diverse and inclusive workforce where together we can embrace each other’s unique individuality, background and heritage. We are a ‘Disability Confident Employer’ and all our application forms hide your personal information so we can focus solely on your experience, skills and qualities.


We believe that by reflecting and representing the communities and people we serve, we will better and further the life chances of our pupils.

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