Head of Mathematics
Start date September 2019
Contract term Permanent
'This is a good school' Ofsted 2016
Are you a teacher/leader looking for an exciting new challenge?
Join us in an innovative academy on its journey to outstanding.
The governors and the sponsor of the academy, Northern Education Trust, are now seeking to appoint a Head of Mathematics to lead the department across the age and ability range. Candidates will be expected to have excellent subject knowledge and enjoy working as part of a dynamic and creative team.
In 2018 we achieved our best ever GCSE results. This places us as the top school for Progress 8 in Stockton Local Authority. The percentage of students achieving a grade 5 in maths increased by 20 percentage points to 66% with 76% achieving a grade 4. This would be an exciting time to join our team and work alongside our other outstanding middle leaders.
With our new state of the art academy building which opened in April 2016, this would be an exciting time to join our team and work alongside our other outstanding middle leaders.
As a result of our outstanding results and facilities, the academy is now growing rapidly in numbers allow us to recruit several new teaching and support staff.
If you relish the opportunity of working in a supportive and stimulating professional environment, The Grangefield Academy would welcome your application. This is an exciting prospect with positive opportunities for the post holder to work in a vibrant environment and make a real difference to our student's lives. You will have the ambition to be an outstanding classroom practitioner and will be able to demonstrate the professional and personal qualities necessary to inspire our students and our staff.
The successful candidate will be able to:
- Inspire and motivate staff and students to achieve excellence.
- Demonstrate the drive and skill to raise standards of students' attainment and achievement.
- Monitor and track student progress within each year group.
- Work with the Principal and Senior Leadership team to develop and implement the vision for the Academy, ensuring targets are achieved.
The Grangefield Academy is part of Northern Education Trust, a nationally recognised and trusted academy sponsor with vast experience of school improvement, and specialised experience in all aspects of education.
We can offer you:
- An excellent opportunity for career progression both within the Academy and the Trust.
- An ambitious leadership team with a clear vision for the Academy.
- High quality new school building and facilities opened in April 2016.
- Students with a desire to achieve.
For further information, enquiries or if you would like to visit our academy please contact the Principal's PA, Dawn Ellis on [email protected]
telephone on 01642 353637.
Application packs are available via the TES website or download an application pack directly from our website http://www.thegrangefieldacademy.org/jobs
Completed applications should be returned by email to:
Closing date: Wednesday, 20th March 2019 - 5.00p.m.
Interviews to take place on: To be confirmed
The Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. All posts are subject to enhanced disclosure and barring service checks. We expect all adults to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and wellbeing of our students.