Published
September 23, 2022
Location
Category
Job Type
Short Summary
Strood Academy has a rare and truly exciting opportunity to appoint an exceptional candidate to join and lead our Maths department and have oversight of our academy strategy.
Salary
Leadership scale, commensurate with experience
Working Pattern
Full-time
Closing Date
October 17, 2022

Description

Strood Academy has a rare and truly exciting opportunity to appoint an exceptional candidate to join and lead our Maths department and have oversight of our academy strategy. You’ll be joining the department at an exciting time as the improvements we are making are gaining momentum and we would welcome hearing from candidates with a strong track record of achieving results who are currently department leaders or experienced post-holders ready for promotion. This is a challenging but hugely satisfying position offering a whole school leadership opportunity.

We are seeking to appoint an individual who can build a rapport with our students and engage them in the subject as well as leading and inspiring an established and collaborative team. We consistently provide excellent career opportunities for those who demonstrate ambition and drive.

The role of Director of Learning consequently warrants a high profile position within the academy, and we believe that our offer reflects this. Overseeing existing TLR holders you will be responsible for securing the best possible outcomes for our students. We expect all of our students to be challenged, to be inspired and to achieve beyond expectation; this will be your focus.

What we are offering:

For our successful candidate, being a member of staff at Strood Academy and the wider Trust means you’ll receive access to a great range of employment benefits from day one. 

We’d like to hear from candidates who are:

  • An excellent leader who is passionate about learning and has strong subject knowledge within the Mathematics remit
  • Collaborative, able to build strong professional relationships
  • Able to motivate and inspire students and staff to achieve their full potential
  • Energetic and have a can-do attitude
  • Confident and has strong career aspirations
  • Committed to safeguarding and the happiness and wellbeing of everyone at the Academy
  • Prepared to be involved in leading co-curricular activities either within or outside of their teaching subject​​​​​​​

This is a full time, permanent position offering a salary on leadership scale, commensurate with experience.

Naturally, we are seeking to appoint the best possible candidate and therefore the application process will reflect our desire to undertake all necessary measures to achieve this.

On the basis that interested candidates will be keen to visit the academy before making a formal application, you can arrange this by contacting Sarah West, PA and Office Manager - sarah.west@stroodacademy.org. Visits will be hosted by Numera Anwar, Principal or a member of the Senior Leadership Team. Please ensure you offer a range of dates when you are available in your initial email to ensure we can coordinate a visit that works for both you and the academy.

Candidates wishing to have an initial conversation with the Principal about this role can also arrange for a telephone call. Those wishing to do so should also contact Sarah in the first instance.​​​​​​​

If you have any queries on any aspect of the application process or need additional information, please contact Holly Neve (LAT Talent Team) on holly.neve@latrust.org.uk or 01634 412 263

The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.  Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.

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