Lead Practitioner - Maths

The Leigh Academy, Dartford, Kent, DA1 1QE

9 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    4 July 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    1 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

Leadership scale commensurate with experience

Lead Practitioner - Maths job summary

About the role: We are looking for a Lead Practitioner - Maths for January 2023, and warmly welcome applications from experienced teachers who are passionate about Maths and are dedicated to enabling students to make excellent progress.

As the Lead Practitioner for maths, you will work in a large team with a wide range of experience. The department continues to successfully train and develop Early Career Teachers (ECTs) as a means of investing in the future of the department. With senior leaders also in the department, you will be able to rely on the expertise of established practitioners who will play a part in working with you to drive standards higher. This is a fantastic role where you will have a direct impact in developing the maths department to make it even better.

To find out more about the Mathematics Learning Area at The Leigh Academy, please click here. ​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​

For our successful candidate, being a member of staff at The Leigh Academy and the wider Trust means you’ll receive access to a great range of employment benefits from day one. Click here to view the current benefits package, and be mindful that the list is always growing.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

We’d like to hear from candidates who are:

An excellent leader who is passionate about learning and has strong subject knowledge within the maths remit
Collaborative, able to build strong professional relationships
Able to motivate and inspire students and staff to achieve their full potential
Energetic and have a can-do attitude
Confident and has strong career aspirations
Committed to safeguarding and the happiness and wellbeing of everyone at the Academy
Prepared to be involved in leading co-curricular activities either within or outside of their teaching subject​​​​​​​
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About The Leigh Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1387 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number
01634412200

Naturally, we are seeking to appoint the best possible candidate and therefore the application process will reflect our desire to undertake all necessary measures to achieve this.

On the basis that interested candidates may be keen to visit the academy before making a formal application, you can arrange this by contacting Stacey Thomas (Office Manager and PA) - stacey.thomas@leighacademy.org.uk. Visits will be offered in June 2022 and will be hosted by a member of the Senior Leadership Team. Social distancing and other Covid-secure safety measures will be observed at all times following latest government guidelines. Please ensure you offer Stacey a range of dates when you are available in your initial email to ensure we can coordinate a visit that works for both you and the academy.

Candidates wishing to have an initial conversation with the SLT about this role can also arrange for a telephone call. Those wishing to do so should also contact Stacey Thomas (as above) in the first instance.

If you have any queries on any aspect of the application process or need additional information, please contact Holly Neve (Recruitment Co-ordinator) on 01634 412 263 or holly.neve@latrust.org.uk.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.

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