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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    7 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 May 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS scale point

Additional allowances

TLR1B (£10,710)

What skills and experience we're looking for

As Faculty Leader, and you will be the key driver in improvement in teaching, learning and outcomes in Mathematics. You will be ambitious, and this role will embrace appropriate whole-school responsibilities on your journey to senior leadership.

We wish to appoint an emerging leader who

  • Will quickly become an outstanding leader of our Mathematics Faculty
  • Has experience of success in raising achievement
  • Has the vision and ability to create and lead an outstanding Faculty
  • Has the personal qualities to inspire, motivate, support and challenge others

Your vision

  • You will have a relentless focus on standards and a deeply-held belief that all students can succeed, given the right opportunity and support
  • You operate with a positive mindset and have clear, step-by-step strategies for progressing an inspirational Faculty

You will

  • Be an outstanding classroom teacher, who is energetic, determined and enthusiastic
  • Be a creative and strategic thinker, who is able to inspire and motivate students and staff to give and achieve their best
  • Be a team player with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be committed to the removal of barriers to enable every individual to achieve; you firmly believe that every student can achieve, given the right conditions for teaching and learning
  • Be able to analyse and track data, oversee and measure impact, and have an emerging track record of raising standards
  • Have the ambition and ability to become an Assistant Headteacher within the next two years

Job Purpose

  • Raise, and be accountable for, standards of attainment and achievement within the Faculty and to monitor and support student progress
  • Develop and enhance teaching practice of others
  • Ensure provision of a suitable, broad, balanced and differentiated curriculum for students within the Faculty
  • Be accountable for leading, managing and developing the Faculty
  • effectively manage and deploy teaching/support staff, financial and resources within the Faculty

What the school offers its staff

Benefits of working with us:

  • Loan of laptop and mouse for all teaching staff
  • Employee centred and family friendly policies and practises
  • Opportunity for flexible working arrangements to support with work life balance (wherever possible)
  • Comfortable staffrooms with tea, coffee and workspaces
  • Cycle to work scheme and sheltered secure bicycle sheds

St Birinus School is a Family Friendly School, committed to supporting our staff so that they can carve out a professional and personal life that is fulfilling and balanced.

Our RET Staff Charter summarises the commitment we make to all staff who join and work at Ridgeway Education Trust.

We are committed to expressing our values of high quality learning, respectful relationships and an inclusive environment in the day to day experience of staff and students throughout the school.

St Birinus School is an equal opportunities employer.

Commitment to safeguarding

Ridgeway Education Trust is committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff working in its schools to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS, references and pre-employment safeguarding checks. All Leadership roles require a Section 128 check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining a post. All cases are considered confidentially according to the nature of role and information disclosed. Our Safeguarding policy: http://www.st-birinus-school.org.uk/1852/sbs-policies. You will be required to bring your original degree certificate, proof of residence and photographic ID, to interview.
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About St Birinus School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1040 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01235 814444

All Boys' Comprehensive Secondary School, part of the Ridgeway Education Trust

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vacancy@st-birinus.oxon.sch.uk.

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