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SUBJECT LEADER, MATHEMATICS

Full-time                                       L7-10 (Outer London)

“An OUTSTANDING school demonstrating strong practice in Behaviour, Safety, Leadership and Management.”     Ofsted 2019

The governors are looking to appoint an inspiring leader to lead this core department.  They are looking for a visionary school leader with experience across the 11 to 18 age range, with demonstrable impact on outcomes for students.  You should be committed to developing young people into analytical, creative and resilient learners.  You should be an outstanding teacher of Mathematics (to A level is preferred).  The successful applicant will be given frequent opportunities to work with the Leadership Team, contributing to whole school development.

The Maths Department at Vyners School is very strong with GCSE results consistently well above the national average; in 2019, 87% of students achieved Maths at GCSE and achieved 73% at Grades 9 – 5.  In 2019 at A Level, 35% of students studying Maths achieved A* - A, with 55% achieving A* - B.

Vyners is a very popular and oversubscribed mixed eight form entry, 11-18 comprehensive school, situated in a pleasant residential area in North West London, bordering Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire.    We have a track record of real success at all Key Stages.  In 2019, 87% of students achieved grades 9-4 in both English and Maths at GCSE and we are consistently ranked in the top 10% of all schools nationally for progress measures and attainment.  The school converted to academy status on 1 November 2011 and is part of the Vanguard Learning Trust which also includes one other secondary and three primary schools.

We are well known for high academic standards, good behaviour, and our strong community spirit including a strong house system with students leading their peers.  “Pupils have a positive attitude towards their work and enjoy learning” (Ofsted 2018). Many students are involved in extracurricular sport, music and drama, performing at a high level including prestigious public events and performing in our own school productions. 

We offer you:

A well established and well respected Continual Professional Development program.

Creative opportunities and mentoring for continual career progression.

A friendly, innovative and exciting community in which to work.

A lively, friendly and supportive team of specialist Maths teachers achieving excellent results.

A comprehensive and first class new employee induction programme.

An annual two day Staff Conference with excellent keynote speakers.

Excellent facilities including Interactive whiteboards, onsite gym, ample car parking and access to local transport.

Start Date:                                       1 September 2022

Closing date for Applications:    9.00am Monday 16 May 2022

Interview Date:                               Tuesday 24 May 2022

Vyners School is committed to safeguarding all of its students.  All staff are required to adhere to our safeguarding policies and procedures and undertake a full enhanced DBS check.                                  

For full details of this post, an application form and further information please refer to the documents below.   Applications via email to:  recruitment@vynersschool.org.uk  (Frances Webb, HR Manager, Tel: 01895-234342).