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Head of Department - Mathematics
Location
Ark Charter Academy
Salary From
26,356
Salary To
45,202 + TLR1c
 
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Ark Charter Academy is at an exciting time in its journey, and with pupils at the heart of our passion and enthusiasm, we’re looking for hardworking individuals to join us on our mission to provide every student, regardless of their background, a great education and real choices in life.

 

Ark Charter is growing and there are some very exciting projects taking place such as our new building extension that completed in September 2020. The £4.1million project will transform Ark Charter Academy, Portsmouth, increasing the number of pupil places by 300 students, an eventual total increase in student capacity to 900.

 

As well as our pupils, facilities, and opportunities, we want our staff to grow too. We recognise that teaching can be a challenging profession. That’s why we give our staff ample periods for planning, preparation and marking and ensure most meetings take place during our working day to protect our valuable free time, and receive regular rewards and recognition from the Principal for our effort and enthusiasm.


Head of Mathematics
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Are you a passionate, motivated and inspiring Mathematics Teacher looking for your next career move? Join our school to help pave the way of success for students in the City of Portsmouth. As a Head of Mathematics at Ark Charter Academy, you will be instrumental in our mission to provide every student, regardless of their background, a great education and real choices in life. We embody this by adopting the three values: Justice, Courage and Respect. We are committed to ensuring the Charter community of staff and students live by these three values and promote them through our everyday lives, whilst also promoting the six Charter skills: Honesty, Kindness, Independence, Team Work, Determination and Responsibility

 

As Head of Maths, you will lead, develop and manage the effective delivery of an excellent curriculum, which enables the highest level of student progress and attainment. You will lead the professional community of Maths teachers and promote outstanding teaching and learning and a strong school culture within a nurturing and rigorous environment. 



We will be interviewing as suitable applications are received and may appoint prior to the closing date so early application is encouraged.

 

Job Description: Head of Mathematics

 

Reporting to:                    Senior Leadership Team

Location:                           Ark Charter Academy

Contract:                            Permanent

Working Pattern:           Full Time

Salary:                                 MPS or UPS + TLR 1c
Start Date:                         Sept 2021 (would consider April 2021)

The Role

As Head of Mathematics, you will lead, develop and manage the effective delivery of an outstanding curriculum, which enables the highest level of student progress and attainment. You will lead the professional community of Mathematics teachers and promote outstanding teaching and learning and a strong school culture within a nurturing and rigorous environment. 

Key Responsibilities

·       To manage and lead the Mathematics department in terms of curriculum development, assessment and culture & ethos.

·       To lead, design and implement a whole school approach to teaching Mathematics and Numeracy skills.

·       Lead numeracy whole academy Teaching and Learning projects.

·       Contribute to the leadership of the academy and its staff in order to achieve high standards of behaviour and attainment.

A full job description and person specification can be found here.

 

For further information on this post as well as the fantastic benefits available, please see the job description and person specification, or contact j.morris@charteracademy.org.uk  We look forward to receiving your online application.   Interviews will take place as suitable candidates are shortlisted and an appointment may be made prior to the closing date. Early application is highly recommended.