Assistant Headteacher: Director of Maths

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 21/11/2023 12:00
L12 - L16: £58,105 – £64,225
Job Category:
Schools - Leadership
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
TS21 3DD
Closing date:
21 Nov
Further Information
Sedgefield Community College
Hawthorn Road
TS21 3DD

Assistant Headteacher: Director of Maths
L12 - L16
£58,105 – £64,225
Full Time

The Trustees are seeking to appoint an Assistant Headteacher: Director of Maths for Sedgefield Community College with effect from January 2024.

Would you like to progress your career in an academy judged by OFSTED as ‘outstanding’ and where student achievement and attitudes to learning are amongst the best in the entire North East and Cumbria region? Would you like to become a key member of an exceptional staff team who are committed to ensuring our young people benefit from an excellent educational experience? Would you like to work in a school that enjoys state of the art facilities and is set in one of County Durham’s most scenic areas? If the answer to each of these questions is ‘yes’ then Sedgefield Community College could be right for you.

This is a fantastic opportunity for experienced Middle Leaders. Do you have a proven track record of successfully and consistently raising achievement of large cohorts of all student groups regardless of prior attainment or background? Are you able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of leading improvements that have led to measurable improvements in maths teaching and learning? Do you have both the ability and tenacity to build upon the outstanding success of our previous Assistant Headteacher: Director of Maths? Do you have the potential to contribute to line management of other significant whole school strategies and help take the school through its next stage of development? If the answer to each of these questions is ‘yes’ then we would like to hear from you.

Laidlaw Schools Trust is a growing multi academy trust in the North East of England, serving children and families in Sedgefield, the west of Newcastle and in Pennywell, Sunderland. We pride ourselves in being a progressive, inclusive trust that supports every child to develop their talents whatever they may be and to reach their academic potential. It is important that as a learning organisation we adapt and change to the needs of our pupils. We take care to value and develop all colleagues to make sure they can do their very best for children across the Trust’s schools. Our Academies also enjoy strong support from an experienced LST central team, based in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Further details and an application pack can be downloaded from the Careers section on the Laidlaw Schools Trust website https://www.laidlawschoolstrust.co.uk/72/vacancies-1

Interested candidates are welcome to tour the school, please contact the school office on 01740 617777 to arrange a visit. If you wish to have an informal discussion about this post, please contact: Penny Walmsley. p.walmsley@sedgefield.cc

Closing Date: 12 noon on Tuesday 21st November 2023

Candidates who have not been contacted by Tuesday 28th November 2023 may assume they have been unsuccessful.

Interviews will take place: to be confirmed

Applications should be returned to: personnel@sedgefield.cc

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

We are an equal opportunities employer strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. An online search will be undertaken on all shortlisted candidates.

We are an equal opportunities employer strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate their commitment to children’s safeguarding. All successful appointments will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and a range of other pre-employment recruitment checks.
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This job is closed for applications.