Second in Charge of Maths - Head of KS3 Reach Academy Feltham, Feltham, Middlesex

Job description

The Role
We are a school with a great commitment to Mathematics, high levels of attainment and great enthusiasm from pupils—as shown by very high levels of uptake at A-level. The successful candidate will work alongside our Director of Maths, leading on key aspects of the department’s work, including curriculum and assessment in Key Stage 3 and will be a committed teacher with a track record of leading pupils to achieve great results. They will share the school’s vision and the belief that all young people can achieve at high levels. There will be significant career progression available for the successful candidate.

Key responsibilities
 Ensure that pupils are making appropriate progress in Maths in Key Stage 3, and that own teaching and learning is of a high quality;
 Oversee the pastoral care of pupils;
 Oversee the curricula for Key Stage 3 and hold staff to account for planning and reflecting on these in collaboration with Director of Maths;
 Lead parts of departmental meetings and co-plan these with Director of Maths;
 Monitor and evaluate the ‘Numeracy across the curriculum’ strategy across the school;
 Create a purposeful learning environment;
 Support the Academy Leadership Team to set vision and direction for the Secondary phase in line with Academy vision;
 Set a vision and targets for pupil success;
 Track progress, regularly monitor reports on progress, identify and deliver interventions where appropriate;
 Align and uphold the Academy vision, standards of behavior, discipline and exclusion policy;
 Deal effectively and sensitively with child protection issues.

Other
 Undertake other various responsibilities as directed by the Academy Leadership Team; and
 Undertake the main professional duties of a teacher as set out in the Reach Academy pay and conditions of service document.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified to degree level and above;
Qualified to teach and work in the UK.

Essential qualifications

Qualified to degree level and above;
Qualified to teach and work in the UK.

Essential skills and experience

Experience of working with young people; and
Evidence of continually improving the outcomes of pupils.
Ideal candidates will:
Have subject leadership experience
Have a desire to work in a pioneering environment;
Want to learn and grow with excellent support;
Have the belief that all children deserve a life of choice and opportunity
Be able to be adaptable in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment;
Be an effective classroom teacher; and
Possess qualities necessary to create strong relationships with colleagues, pupils and parents.

Employee benefits

Reach Academy Feltham is a small, all-through school that opened in September 2012. The school has quickly built an excellent reputation locally and nationally and last year moved into a stunning purpose-built home. In March 2014 it was the first all-through free school to be judged outstanding in all categories by Ofsted.
The school offers a range of unique benefits, including exceptional CPD, a range of growth opportunities and innovative benefits, including the opportunity to take term time holiday. It offers an opportunity to serve a high-need community and work alongside a supportive team who share a deep commitment to the school’s vision.


About Reach Academy Feltham

Address
53-55 High Street, Feltham, Middlesex, TW13 4AB
Phase
All Through
Type
Free School