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Assistant Head Teacher (Head of Mathematics)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/04/2017 22:59
£43,023 - £47,492 per annum
Hours per week:
Full time as in accordance with the Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
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Employment Location:
West Jesmond Primary School, Tankerville Terrace, Newcastle Upon Tyne , NE2 3AJ
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Job details 

Closing date:
26 Apr

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

West Jesmond Primary School
Tankerville Terrace
Newcastle Upon Tyne

Required from 1 September 2017

This is a permanent contract for a class teacher position in either Key Stage 1 or 2 with whole school responsibilities for the leadership and management of Mathematics and working as part of the School Senior Leadership Team as Assistant Head Teacher.

Are you passionate about teaching Mathematics across the primary age range?
Can you inspire teachers and children to develop their calculation and reasoning skills?
Would you love to lead an outstanding staff team on their journey to developing a whole school approach to Maths Mastery ?
Are you ready for the senior leadership responsibilities in an outstanding National Teaching School?

Due to the promotion of the current postholder we are in the exciting position of looking for an experienced primary class teacher with the passion, drive, commitment and experience to provide the very best education for children in either Key Stage 1 or 2 and take our outstanding level of Mathematical achievement to new heights. In this role you will be a member of our wider Senior Leadership Team as Head of Mathematics and Assistant Head Teacher.

You would be joining a large team of highly supportive teachers in this very popular and dynamic school where high standards of achievement in academic, sporting and artistic success are central to our core purpose.

West Jesmond is a large (3 form entry), very successful and happy school now occupying a wonderful new building, in the heart of a vibrant and diverse community. The Executive Head teacher and Governing Body are looking to appoint an outstanding primary teacher with experience in teaching and leading Mathematical education. The successful applicant must be able to make a real and positive contribution to the education of our children and be able to co-ordinate and improve even further the high quality of our Mathematics teaching across the school. In the role you will also have some class teaching responsibilities alongside dedicated release time to fulfil management duties. As such, you will be a leader of all aspects of Maths teaching and learning and model outstanding teaching.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicants will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and be successful against a range of other recruitment checks.

Application forms and further details must be downloaded from our school website. Please note that applicants must access all forms via the school website as they will not be available in hard copy from the school office.

Completed printed application and safe recruitment forms must be returned to:

Mr Gary Wallis-Clarke
Executive Head Teacher
West Jesmond Primary School
Tankerville Terrace
Newcastle Upon Tyne

Opportunity to Visit the School on Friday 28 April 2017
Closing Date: Noon on Tuesday 9 May 2017
Shortlisting Friday 12 May 2017
Visits to Candidate’s own school Monday 15 – Friday 19 May 2017
Interviews will be held on Monday 22 May 2017

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

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