• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    14 April 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    31 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type

Job summary

The Derby High School are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and highly motivated Mathematics Teacher to join our forward-thinking Mathematics Department.

Applying for the job

The Derby High School's website:

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school
Education phase
School size
923 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number

About The Derby High School

The Derby High School is the highest performing school in Bury, Greater Manchester and has sustained this position for a number of years. We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and highly motivated teacher to join our successful Mathematics Department. We are passionate about delivering a high quality and engaging Mathematics curriculum and aspire to be a beacon for practice in Mathematics education. Significant investments into the Maths Department have been made in recent years to deliver on our vision for excellence. This is a great opportunity to join a dedicated, hardworking and forward-thinking department where you will be supported to develop your practice.

We are an over-subscribed 11-16 Co-Educational School situated in the heart of Bury, Greater Manchester. Year on year our students make exceptional progress and we are currently the highest performing school in Bury for Progress 8 (most recent validated Progress 8 measure stands at +0.30). Alongside this student progress in Mathematics is positive and above the national average. We are an inclusive school serving a diverse student population who are a joy to be around. The leadership of the school at every level is a key strength and this was recognised by Ofsted in our most recent full inspection. We boast a talented staff with a commitment to delivering the highest standards and who are overwhelmingly proud to belong to the school. All who visit The Derby High School are impressed by the warm and welcoming environment that we work in.

We believe that The Derby High School is a great place to work. This post offers you the opportunity to work in/with:

• A successful school with a strong will and determination to continue to improve
• A school that has high expectations of all who work here
• A school that places teaching and learning at the heart of school improvement
• A school that is driven by strong values, invests in its staff and students and has a high regard for their welfare
• A supportive and cooperative teaching staff who are committed to their roles
• A school that works effectively with all stakeholders
• A caring school where you can make a real difference to the lives of young people
We will encourage you to be innovative and creative and provide professional development that will support you in your future career plans.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, appointment will be subject to a full DBS check and references. To apply for this post, please download and complete the application form and provide a letter of application and email to Mrs D Grundy, PA to the Headteacher at dgrundy@thederbyhighschool.co.uk

The Derby High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students. Any applicants will be subject to full employment checks, including DBS checks.

Arranging a visit to The Derby High School

Telephone: 0161 764 1819

School location

Radcliffe Road, Lancs, Lancashire, BL9 9NH

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