This job expired on 28 May 2024

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: FT

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS/UPS plus TLR 1a

Additional allowances

TLR 1a £12,730

What skills and experience we're looking for


  • Proven track record of outstanding/good classroom practice.
  • Proven track record of strong examination results.
  • Proven track record in raising standards of student achievement.
  • Leading and managing a Maths departmental initiative, which has had a positive impact on student outcomes.


  • Experience of teaching within an 11-18 school.
  • Experience of curriculum design, development and implementation.
  • Experience of leading teams.
  • Experience of teaching Key Stage 5.
  • Experience of exam board marking.


  • Secure knowledge of the characteristics of outstanding teaching of Maths and the main strategies for improving and sustaining high standards of teaching and learning.
  • Clear understanding of the Maths curriculum and its assessment.
  • Ability to employ a range of effective teaching styles and assessment methods.
  • Knowledge of departmental monitoring and tracking systems and their role in securing improvement.
  • The ability to set and achieve challenging targets for both students and staff, to be able to monitor and evaluate performance and review practice.
  • Ability to deliver bespoke CPD to colleagues.

· Excellent ICT skills.


  • Knowledge and experience of whole school improvement/strategic planning.

What the school offers its staff

In our most recent Ofsted inspection, in October 2021, we maintained our status as a ‘good’ school. We offer a friendly, supportive working environment, which values talented, committed staff and offers excellent professional development opportunities. We are highly committed to managing teacher workload and offer a fortnightly home-based PPA session to all teaching staff.

Commitment to safeguarding

Safeguarding requirements:

Hilbre High School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This role has been assessed as working in regulated activity and is subject to an Enhanced DBS plus Children’s Barred List Check.

Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced DBS disclosure with a child barred list check, receipt of references and successful completion of vetting procedures. It is an offence to apply for this role if candidates are barred from engaging in Regulated Activity relevant to children.

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About Hilbre High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1189 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0151 625 5996

Hilbre is a hard-working, lively academy where we believe that learning is an enjoyable and rewarding experience for all our students. We pride ourselves in recognising the varied and individual needs of our students and the broad, balanced education we provide, both in and outside the classroom, ensures our students can leave school with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to contribute confidently in today’s ever changing world.

At Hilbre High School Humanities College, you will find an 11-18 academy with just over one thousand students on roll. We are an academy which genuinely welcomes people into a partnership with a shared aim; to achieve the most we possibly can, both academically and socially for our students. We believe in success, progress, challenge and the enjoyment of learning and we constantly strive to ensure that all students achieve their very best.

Indeed, our pledge is to ensure that every student, whatever their starting point, makes rapid and sustained progress through effective, high quality teaching, in order to achieve the best outcomes within a caring and supportive environment. Our academy has the advantage of being coeducational. This enables us to deliver the full range of curriculum opportunities within a more natural and rounded environment for the social development of our students.

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