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Lead Practitioner - Maths - Full-time

The Archbishop's School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-5426-272T
  • Posted:06/09/2022
  • Pay:LP1-5 (£42,402-£46,796)
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:09/10/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Due to the recent increase in student numbers the Archbishop's School has created this exciting new post.

Can you motivate others around you? Lead by example? And drive change?

If you are an inspiring, enthusiastic and passionate leader seeking a new and exciting role, then look no further, we have the perfect opportunity for you.

Due to the recent increase in student numbers, the Archbishop's School has created an exciting new post to working the Mathematics Department and support with whole school teaching and learning. The Archbishop's School is a mixed ability school who believe that every child has the potential be a successful learner, whatever their background, ability, interests or talents. We are committed to demonstrating this belief to our students, ensuring their success.

Located in the beautiful cathedral city of Canterbury, our school will provide you with a rewarding environment enabling you to thrive and deliver high quality teaching.

As a Lead Practitioner you will:

  • Analyse national, local and school data, research and inspection findings to inform curriculm area policies and practicies, expectations and pedagogy and to report regularly to SLT on progress and plans.
  • Analyse statistical information to evaluate the effectiveness of teaching and learning.
  • Ensure that students achieve well, which is reflected in results from national examinations and qualifications obtained.
  • To promote equal oportunities and celebrate diversity in all aspects of the school.

Who are we looking for:

  • An experienced leader and an outstanding practitioner with a passion for continual professional development.
  • An individual with subject knowledge throughout both KS3, KS4 and KS5 with up to date knowledge of curriculum and assessment, and how to develop highly effective schemes of work.
  • A person with a can-do attitude and a positive approach. You will have the ability to lead by example, motivating others along the way whilst effectively supporting the team.
  • Someone with the experience, knowledge and an understanding of inclusion in a whole school setting

If you think you have what it takes to inspire our students and staff within the context of a Christian school community: We would love to hear from you.

The Lead Practitioner will also be expected to fulfil the professional responsibilities of a teacher, as set out in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document.

For futher information regarding this, or for an informal conversation about the vacancy please contact the school office on the number below.

The Archbishop's School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) with barred list check is required for all successful applicants.

Information about the school

The Archbishops School is a mixed ability school for students aged 11-19. We are a small, but successful and very popular Church of England Foundation School in the beautiful cathedral city of Canterbury.

The school community is smaller than most secondary schools enabling us to provide a personalised approach to education. All students are well known, well cared for and receive the very best support and encouragement in their learning which engenders excellent progress in their academic, personal, social and spiritual development.

Our school ethos is “Enter to Learn, Go Forth to Serve”. This perfectly describes our mission: to provide the very best education for our students, whilst preparing them for school life in the twenty-first century with all the challenges this presents. They are able to make a positive contribution to society and share the love of God. As an innovative and forward-thinking school, we celebrate all of our students' achievements and are extremely proud of the people they become.

As a school, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants are expected to share this commitment.

In line with KCSIE 2022 guidance, as part of the shortlisting process, The Archbishop’s School reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence and any relevant information found concerning a candidate's suitability to work with children will be discussed at interview stage.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early and proceed to interview upon receipt of a number of suitably qualified applications. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. In accordance with our safeguarding practices, we are unable to accept CV’s. We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

The Archbishop’s School embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01227 768535


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.