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Deputy Director Mathematics with Ks4 Lead - Full-time

Cornwallis Academy, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-6913-428T
  • Posted:20/05/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPS plus TLR
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:06/06/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Cornwallis Academyare looking to appoint a highly driven and inspirational Deputy Director of Mathematics with responsibility for Key Stage Four who would relish the opportunity to become part of our Mathematics Department supporting the Director of Mathematics on a permanent, full-time basis from September 2022.    

Our Mathematics Department consists of a team of skilled and motivated teachers, and the post offers outstanding opportunities for continuous personal and professional development for an innovative and ambitious teacher looking for career advancement. 

You will be joining an incredibly well resourced department that has a relentless drive for improvement as we look to build on our success over the last three years at both GCSE and A-Level. Last summer, we achieved a Progress 8 score of +0.13, with 63% pass rate.  38% of our students achieved 5+ in English and Maths and an impressive 66% achieved grade 4+ in Maths, as well as 100% A*-E at A Level. 

As well as our state-of-the-art facilities, we have an exciting programme of trips, visits and extra-curricular activities.  Cornwallis Academy values positive and professional working relationships and seeks individuals who will support this ethos. We are very excited about the future of Mathematics in our School and we are ready to invest in the right people to ensure its success. 

The job entails the following responsibilities:

  • To assist the Head of Department with daily duties across all key stages and assume responsibility for the management of the department in the Head of Department’s absence
  • To lead by example by being a role model to the department
  • To demonstrate passion and enthusiasm for Mathematics and have a desire to inspire staff and students
  • To promote positive working relationships within the department
  • To monitor teaching and learning, run standardisations and develop course and curriculum structures
  • To support colleagues in lesson planning and assessment
  • To assist Head of Department with updates to examination specifications
  • To assist the Head of Department and run subject specific CPD and training sessions
  • To monitor assessment and analyse data across key-stages to support student progress
  • To support staff and monitor behaviour management across all key stages
  • To plan intervention strategies where necessary
  • To performance manage colleagues setting personalised and effective targets
  • To lead agenda items in briefing and meetings
  • To liaise with colleagues from other curriculum areas to support student wellbeing
  • To carry out any other duties required by the Head of Department

We will offer you:

  • A vibrant and exciting place to work
  • A friendly and supportive environment
  • An excellent CPD programme, with opportunities for action research and nationally accredited qualifications 
  • The support of a Trust that currently encompasses two secondary schools, one primary school and one nursery for children aged 3 months to 4 years
  • An incredibly well-resourced department with schemes of work and resources available.
  • An opportunity to join various schemes such as the Benenden corporate healthcare scheme

Information about the school

Future Schools Trust is a visionary organisation comprised of two secondary academies, a sixth form, primary school and a nursery school. Occupying state-of-the-art facilities our objective is to secure the very best educational opportunities for the young people we serve. We pride ourselves in being innovative in changing the face of education. If you are an ambitious, motivated and enthusiastic team player, we want to hear from you.

Future Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 741866


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).