Head of the Royal Mathematical School (Head of Mathematics)

Closing date for application: 17/11/2023 9:00am

Interview date: 01/12/2023

Vacancy Type: Full-Time

Location: Horsham, West Sussex

Christ’s Hospital has pioneered social mobility and challenged social inequality to provide an unrivalled start in life for disadvantaged children for nearly five centuries. As economic and social inequality continue to grow in the UK, Christ’s Hospital’s mission is ever more relevant.

An opportunity has opened for a well-qualified and enthusiastic Head of Mathematics for September 2024 to lead our Royal Mathematical School.  Christ’s Hospital offers its staff an extraordinary chance to be part of an educational culture which is time-tested, modern and always evolving.

The successful candidate must be able to work well within a team and ideally have previous experience of managing or leading others.  They will be required to teach Mathematics to A level.  The ability to teach Further Mathematics and to be passionate about the role that new technologies and data can play in supporting learning would be an advantage.

Applicants should evidence in the personal statement how they meet the requirements of the role and person specification. Salary is commensurate with experience and paid in accordance with the Christs’ Hospital Teachers’ Salary scale up to £46,324 per annum as well as an allowance for being a Head of Department of £13,726. Suitable timetable remission is given for the full and proper performance of the role.  Full participation in the broader life of this busy boarding community is essential and accommodation on site may be provided.

We welcome applications from all sectors of the community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake. We consider the most important factor to be the right skills, abilities and attitude for the job which will ultimately improve the well-being and education of the pupils.  Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

For full details of the role requirements and to apply, please go to: https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/-1942991 and click on Quick Apply.  We cannot accept CVs unless accompanied by a completed TES application form.

Applications should be received by 9am on Friday 17 November 2023.  Interviews will be held on Friday 1st December 2023. 

Christ’s Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure application with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service).  More details on the disclosure process can be found on www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

Christ’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Registered Charity No. 1120090.

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