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Head of Maths (Lead Practitioner)


£39,529.56 per annum*


Full Time


37 hours

Closing Date

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Responsible To

Vice Principal – Quality and Curriculum Development


Bede Campus, Washington Campus, City Campus, Hartlepool Sixth Form


Post Ref: 6177. Full Time. 37 hours per week. Permanent. £39,529.56 per annum*.

*A market supplement may be offered to the right candidate.

 Attractive benefits for this post include 35 days’ annual leave per year plus bank holidays and the opportunity to join the Teacher Pensions/Local Government Pension Scheme.

Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check.

Sunderland College is seeking an inspirational leader who is passionate about Maths. Moving all of our Maths delivery to excellent is a priority for the College and we require a talented individual who is seeking the next challenge in their career to lead this. You will lead the substantial delivery of the GCSE Maths curriculum and you will play a key role in developing and leading staff CPD across all of our Maths provision, including Functional Skills Maths, A Level Maths and Further Maths.

You will have a successful track record of leadership in driving improvements and achievement in Maths, and thorough knowledge of, and confidence in applying innovative approaches in teaching, learning and assessment.

Your focused and resilient leadership and ability to motivate will drive colleagues to aim for excellence in all aspects of their professional practice. You must be adept at building and maintaining excellent working relationships across teams, based on sound professional values. A desire to provide the very best for our students will be clear and demonstrable.

Candidates must have a degree in Maths or a closely related subject and be a fully qualified teacher or lecturer. A leadership qualification would be desirable.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate in their personal statement, practical examples of how they fulfil the person specification.

All applications must be received by 5pm on Thursday 12 December 2019.

It is anticipated that interviews will take place week commencing 6th January 2020.

 We are working towards equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to PREVENT and safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.


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