This job expired on 15 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    15 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    4 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Leadership Pay Scale L1-5

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational teacher of Mathematics to play a critical role in our drive to ensure that our Mathematics curriculum challenges, inspires and engages all of our students. You must be a motivated practitioner who can lead by example and inspire others whilst providing challenge and rigour for students of all abilities. The successful candidate will ensure quality of teaching and learning and raising of standards for all, both in the Maths department and across the school.

It is an exciting time to join the department where you will be able to make a significant contribution to leading the team in the next stage of their journey, with radical changes being made to the curriculum and delivery of Maths with the introduction of Complete Maths for all students. This is a huge investment in the Maths department and is a fantastic opportunity to be part of the implementation of this excellent package.

As part of this enhanced role, you will have a whole school responsibility to raise standards in KS4, working closely with the Assistant Headteachers, leading on whole school CPD, setting priorities for improvement, coaching colleagues and distributing best practice across the school. This is an excellent opportunity for career development.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
School size
775 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01726 874520

About Poltair School

At Poltair School, you will work in an exciting, fast-paced and highly motivated, yet supportive environment. We are committed to maintaining the highest standards for behaviour, engagement and academic outcomes.

Poltair is a school steeped in history on an exponential journey of success, supported as part of Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), a family of Cornish Primary and Secondary Schools, with a strategic vision to ‘learn together to help every child achieve more’. This is an exciting time to join our large, dynamic Trust, which is responsible for educating learners across four secondary schools, one junior school and eight primary schools with a Free School (primary) to open in September 2021. There are extensive opportunities to work collaboratively with experienced professionals and leaders across the Trust, with unparalleled CPD and career development prospects for all.

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and, where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers and, if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:

Arranging a visit to Poltair School

If you are interested in this position and wish to have an informal conversation, please contact Emma Owen, Assistant Headteacher at Poltair School, via email:

School location

Trevarthian Road, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 4BZ

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