Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    19 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    11 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Scale - £43136 - £58114

Job summary

Trust Learning Lead, Mathematics
Full-time, permanent with leadership responsibility for Mathematics
Trust Learning Lead Scale, £43,136 to £58,114
Required from January 2022

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional, talented and forward-thinking Trust Learning Lead for Mathematics to join our Extended Education Team. The successful candidate will offer creativity and imagination with the ability to motivate, challenge and inspire staff and students, combining professional integrity with high expectations of themselves and others. The post is permanent and based at Onslow St Audrey’s School.

The new Trust Learning Lead for Mathematics will lead on the following areas:
• Act as a lead consultant and facilitator for the Trust within the discipline of Mathematics
• Perform the role of Director of Learning, Mathematics at Onslow St Audrey’s School
• Support Trust-wide developmental activity at subject level across phase (including transition and remote learning)
• Facilitate the engagement of colleagues at all levels in cross-phase, Trust-wide subject specific professional learning opportunities and new initiatives
• Provide advice and guidance regarding best practice in terms of subject specific pedagogy, and facilitate training opportunities that ensure all colleagues are encouraged to engage actively in their own professional development irrespective of career stage
• Provide bespoke support and challenge for identified colleagues across Trust schools
• Make accurate judgments on the impact of the Trust’s Professional Development offer and any commissioned support at subject level using first-hand knowledge from visits, documents, discussion, observations and data
• Provide thorough, accurate and up-to-date reports on the impact of commissioned, bespoke support to the Trust Directors of Education at pre-agreed intervals
• Attend Trust development related meetings, as required, taking the lead in Mathematics
• Lead on Research Projects which facilitate colleagues’ engagement in their own professional learning: apply for funding as appropriate; ensure projects are well managed and that outcomes are fully reported to the Trust / other funding bodies as appropriate
• Disseminate highly effective practice across the Trust; and ensure it is published and shared with schools beyond the Trust as appropriate

We can offer:
• A role tailored to suit your strengths and interests
• A reduced teaching load with one day per week allocated to cross-Trust work focused upon developing Mathematics across our schools
• The support of a highly professional and committed Trust Education team and the opportunity to expand your professional networks beyond the Trust through our external partnerships
• The opportunity to develop your leadership career across more than one school and with the support of a successful and expanding Trust

We would like you to have:
• Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
• Evidence of continuing and recent professional leadership development
• A successful track record of teaching
• Successful experience of Middle or Senior Leadership
• Evidence of outreach and / or successful partnership working beyond your home school is desirable, as is accredited coaching and / or training expertise
• Drive, sense of purpose, commitment and perseverance
• Well-developed emotional intelligence
• Excellent interpersonal and persuasive skills
• Flexibility and sensitivity to the needs of individuals
• Excellent communication and presentation skills, both oral and written
• Enthusiasm, common sense and good humour
• Willingness to reflect on and evaluate performance within the context of a team
• Outstanding classroom practitioner who inspires and is respected by students
• High levels of resilience and optimism
• A natural aptitude to model the Trust’s core behaviours – ‘We display transparency, kindness and respect in all our interactions with others, and support each other in all our endeavours. We are tenacious in our desire to make the difference together’.
• Ability to lead by example, take responsibility and to be accountable
• Ability to hold people to account effectively
• Proven solution-provider
• Intellectual curiosity

How to make an application:
• Please read the appointment brief before making an application
• To apply, complete the My New Term Application Form using the Supporting Statement section of the form to detail your suitability for the role, your motivation for making an application and how your knowledge, experience and training meet the person specification.
• The vacancy closes on Tuesday 19th October 2021 at midday, however, early application is advised as we reserve the right to close the advert early should a suitable applicant be found.
• Interview date: 21st and / or 22nd October 2021
• If you have any questions or would like to discuss this role further, please contact Dawn Gamble, Recruitment Manager on 07917 035962 or at

Danes Educational Trust Address: C/o St Clement Danes School, Chenies Road, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire WD3 6EW
Tel: Dawn Gamble 01923 589699 / 07917 035962

Applying for the job

To apply, please complete the My New Term application form available from the link below

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
798 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
07917 035962

About Onslow St Audreys School

Thank you for your interest in Onslow St Audrey’s School.

You would be joining OSA at an incredibly exciting time. We have recruited a fantastic group of teachers, leaders and support staff which has had a significant impact on the quality of provision, attitude to learning and attendance. This year’s results have been excellent and represent the third year of improvement in progress and achievement.

We have increased our numbers in the Sixth Form and the school is continuing to expand. This expansion has led to additional funding to build a new Science block, play areas and car park which will begin during the Autumn term 2020. We are also due to undertake a land sale which will provide us with a capital investment to build a new sports hall, 4G Astroturf pitch, social areas and some internal school projects.

Our last Ofsted inspection (May, 2019) recognised the positive changes that had taken place to date and this was reflected in the ‘Good’ judgements for Leadership, Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare and Sixth Form. This was reinforced by the Challenge Partners review in November 2019 where we were rated as ‘effective’ in all areas.

I am incredibly proud to be the Headteacher at OSA and the key to our continued improvement is recruiting the very best staff. We have worked hard to improve staff well-being and reduce workload in order to give staff the opportunity to thrive and flourish in their work environment.

We are part of the Danes Educational Trust and we offer a wide range of CPD opportunities and an excellent NQT and RQT programme of support. You can visit our website at for further information about the school including the school prospectus. If you would like to organise a visit to the school or if you would like to discuss any position in more detail then please contact Dawn Gamble (Recruitment Manager) at
The Danes Educational Trust
The Danes Educational Trust currently comprises six schools: St Clement Danes School, Croxley Danes School, Chancellor’s School, Onslow St Audrey’s School, De Havilland Primary School and Elstree Screen Arts Academy. Dr Josephine Valentine OBE is the CEO of the Danes Educational Trust. She was Headteacher of St Clement Danes School for 20 years. She is a National Leader in Education, a DfE Advisor and has oversight of all five schools. If appointed, you will benefit from teaching within an established, outstanding Trust
The Trust’s core values are:
• We value joy in working, teaching and learning together
• We encourage everyone within our Trust to feel optimistic about the future and how they can shape it
• We support all individuals in developing resilience to enable them to respond to change and grow as a result
• We value and support the wellbeing of all individuals who learn and work in our schools
• We provide equality of opportunity and experience for all
• We provide a safe and secure learning environment for all
Websites – /
David Bullock

Arranging a visit to Onslow St Audreys School

Please contact Dawn Gamble at to arrange a tour of the school

School location

Old Rectory Drive, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 8AB

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