Director of Mathematics
Ark Burlington Danes Academy
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This is a fantastic opportunity to join an exceptional school

Ark Burlington Danes Academy is a Church of England non-selective, all-through comprehensive school that serves a local community with a high degree of social disadvantage. Our mission is to ensure that every child, regardless of background, has the right to access the highest qualifications, best universities and most competitive careers. Our teachers are firmly committed to our vision. We believe in a ‘no excuses’ culture and strive to ensure that our students have the best academic education possible, supported by an excellent enrichment and pastoral programme to ensure our children develop into rounded, successful individuals who will thrive in the outside world. We are a learning community that invests heavily in developing the teaching and leadership skills of all our staff through our in-house programmes and the outstanding training provision of the Ark network.


We are seeking to appoint a Director of Mathematics who can work closely with senior leadership team. This role represents an excellent opportunity for a dedicated and ambitious individual to develop as a leader and take the next step towards senior school leadership.

We are committed to delivering an outstanding education within an outstanding environment where each child, individually, is able to achieve the highest possible academic outcomes. This sense of scholarship underpins all that we do.


The Director of Mathematics will be an outstanding teacher and a strategic leader with a resilient character and a strong personal drive. You will have a demonstrable track record of success as a department leader, or as a member of a senior team, evidenced by the academic outcomes of your students. 

You will be able to work collaboratively with other members of academy staff, be open and eager to learn, and have proven experience of positively impacting on student progress and raising attainment. In addition, you will receive training provided by one of the country’s top academy networks that will challenge you to develop your leadership capacity and confidence still further.


Joining Ark Burlington Danes Academy means you’ll continue the great progress the school has made, while helping to make Ark one of the strongest academy networks in the UK.


If you share our vision and have experience of leading outstanding practice, then we want to hear from you. We’re looking for a leader who exemplifies our belief in the potential of every child, is confident in insisting on the highest standards of academic rigour and behaviour and is energised by the challenge of our work.

For further information, a confidential discussion or for any technical queries please contact Peter Haylock, Executive Principal, email address:


To apply, please complete the online application by visiting: Please complete your application by 11:00 am on Friday 19th April 2019.

Location: Ark Burlington Danes Academy

Closing date: 11:00 am on 19th April 2019

Salary: Ark Leadership scale L10-L14 (Inner London) £58,344– £63,586 depending on experience

Start Date: September 2019

Ark is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.