Lead Practitioner of Maths Parrenthorn High School, Manchester

Job description

The successful candidate will be an outstanding Mathematics teacher who is passionate about the subject and has the skills and motivation to develop the practice of others. They will have an excellent knowledge of current mathematical pedagogy and practice. The post will support innovation and improvements in teaching and learning strategies within the Mathematics Department and potentially in other areas. The Lead Practitioner for Mathematics will develop approaches to numeracy across the curriculum so that students can apply mathematical skills in different subject areas. Essential to the role is the opportunity to work collaboratively with other organisations to ensure that Parrenthorn High School is at the forefront of developments in mathematics education. Finally, the Lead Practitioner for mathematics will support the head of department and senior leadership team to create a culture of constant improvements and be an inspirational leader.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified Teacher Status
Qualified to degree level

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Outstanding teacher.
Experience of monitoring and raising standards in teaching, learning and assessment to improve achievement.
Current experience of strategies to raise student achievement.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of and confidence in the use of student performance data to track progress and raise achievement.
Sound understanding of the National Curriculum for Mathematics, both in its teaching and assessment, and the examination system.
Knowledge of effective strategies to improve Teaching and Learning in Mathematics and evidence of implementing these with impact.

About Parrenthorn High School

Parrenthorn is a popular and over subscribed 11-16 co-educational secondary school which prides itself on providing an outstanding education for children of all abilities. We provide a first class environment in which our pupils can thrive. This has been enhanced further by the recent completion of 8 new science laboratories and remodelling of other areas to support an increase in pupil numbers. The school aims to ensure that all children learn and progress exceptionally well and experience the highest quality of Teaching and Learning. We are located in a pleasant semi-rural area with easy access to the M60, M61 and M66 motorways, Bury and Manchester.

Heywood Road, Manchester, M25 2BW
LA Maintained School
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