Director of Maths

Academy: 
Ormiston NEW Academy
Location: 
Wolverhampton
Responsible to: 
Principal
Status: 
Full Time, Permanent
Salary/salary scale: 
MPS/UPS as appropriate plus TLR 1b £9,661
Closing date: 
29th Jan 2019, 2:00 pm
Interview date(s): 
Wednesday 6th February 2019
Start date: 
April 2019

We seek to employ an experienced and enthusiastic Director of Maths to lead the Maths department and teach Maths at all levels.
It is an exciting time to join NEW Academy. Our newly appointed Principal, Julia Flavin, comes from Ormiston’s outstanding Chadwick Academy and her vision is to make Ormiston NEW Academy the outstanding school the students and community deserve.

We seek to employ an experienced and enthusiastic Director of Maths to lead the Maths department and teach Maths at all levels.

It is an exciting time to join NEW Academy. Our newly appointed Principal, Julia Flavin, comes from Ormiston’s outstanding Chadwick Academy and her vision is to make Ormiston NEW Academy the outstanding school the students and community deserve.

At Ormiston New Academy we believe in ensuring that all students feel nurtured and cared for without exception. High expectations of teaching and learning will ultimately improve student outcomes. Our academy values permeate through everything we do. These values are Calm, Aspiration, Respect and Engagement which together spells CARE; which is at the heart of all we do.

At Ormiston NEW Academy we only appoint dedicated and inspirational teachers. The Academy caters for 11 to 19 year olds, with 735 students on roll. Our academy provides a vibrant learning environment with first class facilities. Being part of Ormiston Academies Trust will mean being part of a wider network of 30+ academies providing many benefits and bringing many enrichment opportunities to the students and staff.

This is an ideal and exciting opportunity for an outstanding and inspirational individual who has the drive, energy and enthusiasm to build on the progress already made. You will have the opportunity to contribute to an exciting curriculum, which will help motivate our students to achieve beyond their potential.

You will have the ability to support others to teach outstanding lessons across the age and ability range.

The ideal candidates will:

Be passionate about Maths

Bring an unwavering commitment to promoting the highest standards of teaching and learning

Be relentless in developing their own standards of teaching and learning

Deliver excellent student outcomes

Be an inspirational department leader and committed team player

Have the ability to engage and inspire students and build excellent relationships

Be committed to our ethos of high expectations

Have the ability to support others to teach outstanding lessons across the age and ability range.

Be passionate and ambitious about their own career development

Have experience of delivering Maths at all key stages

Have a proven track record of student progress, performance and attainment

Contribute to extra-curricular activities

You will be a key middle leader working within a well-resourced, Maths department, with practitioners keen to share best practice and continue moving forward. We work collaboratively with other Ormiston Academies, both locally and nationally. To ensure we are at the leading edge of the latest developments in the subject, able to deliver the highest quality professional development and provide progression opportunities within the Trust. We have a strong commitment to further developing you as a teacher and ensure staff feel supported through access to the academy’s CPD programme. We place a high value on staff development, both in teaching and leadership. We acknowledge the importance of staff well-being by offer a number of staff activities and benefit packages.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

How to apply: 

For more information or to arrange a tour of the academy, please contact Natalie Preece (Principal’s PA) on 01902 623 111 or alternatively by email npreece@onewa.co.uk.

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