Director of Learning – Maths (deployed over two schools

Location: Birmingham  |  West Midlands  |  England
Sector: Resourcing
Consultant: Sean Seddon
Job Reference: 32888
Salary: £40000 - £50000
Job Status: Permanent / Full Time

JOB PURPOSE SUMMARY: To contribute to the development of a strong, effective school with an emphasis on promoting a culture of educational excellence, within a caring and secure environment enriched with the values of discipline, mutual care and respect which extends beyond the school into the wider community. The Trust is also opening Eden Boys’ Birmingham East in September 2018 which will be situated temporarily in Aston, Birmingham. The school will open with 120 Year 7 pupils and 60 year 8 students and the successful candidates will be expected to teach across both schools for the first two years of their employment.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential

  • A degree (2:1 or above) in relevant subject.
  • Qualified Teacher Status.
  • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development.
  • Track record of delivering ‘outstanding’ teaching.
  • Successful and sustained delivery of outstanding attainment and achievement.
  • Innovation and creativity to engage, enthuse and progress learners.
  • Partnership working and collaboration within a school or local authority context.
  • Effective management of people and team of professionals within a school setting.
  • Use of data to plan and implement intervention strategies to raise academic performance.
  • Developing and leading strategies to sustain whole school improvement.
  • Leading the delivery of coaching and INSET sessions to support the professional development of others.
  • Ability to teach to GCSE standard.
  • Ability to coach and motivate professionals, individually and within groups, to achieve individual and collective targets.
  • Ability to develop and disseminate effective learning and teaching and classroom management strategies.
  • Ability to communicate, verbally and written, with a range of people and groups
  • Knowledge of effective intervention strategies to raise attainment.
  • Ability to set clear targets, track and manage progress and develop strategies to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Knowledge of curricula, specifications and assessment criteria of the leading subjects within the relevant faculty.
  • Ability to prioritise conflicting demands.
  • ICT skills to develop, manage and report on performance data.
  • A passionate belief in the school’s mission statement, including education in a school with a strong faith ethos.
  • Commitment to delivering after-school and pre-exam sessions as required as well as enrichment opportunities for learners.
  • A strong belief in the value of education in developing citizens.
  • Highly organised, literate and articulate.
  • Highest levels of professional and personal integrity.
  • A strong commitment to inclusion and overcoming barriers to learning and achievement.
  • Personal resilience, persistence and perseverance.
  • Commitment to the pursuit of continuous professional development by oneself and others.
  • Sympathetic to and supportive of the Muslim faith, ethos and designation of the school.

Desirable

  • ICT skills to develop, manage and report on performance data.
  • Ability to teach to A Level standard.
  • Middle Management qualification.