Vacancy Details

Head of Maths


About the role

We are looking for an innovative and ambitious secondary Mathematics Teacher who is ready to take the next step in their career and join our Mathematics Faculty at The Gainsborough Academy.

You will motivate and inspire our students to achieve their best.

As Head of Mathematics you will lead, develop and manage the effective delivery of an excellent curriculum which enables the highest level of student progress and attainment.

Our ideal candidate will be committed to providing a high quality of education and have a passion for Mathematics with the ability to lead, manage and develop the Mathematics curriculum across the school.

You should have demonstrable evidence of outstanding teaching with a focus on raising student attainment at KS3 and KS4.

How to apply

Head to our recruitment website to apply for this role.

Please upload a supporting statement which should be no longer than two sides of A4 (this should not be a CV) clearly demonstrating:

  • Why you are applying for this position
  • How you meet the competencies of this role using examples from your current and previous experience (please refer to the job description on the WPT website)
  • Any information which you consider relevant that you have not already mentioned

This information is important as it will be used in the shortlisting process to identify suitable candidates for interview and assessments.

We may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn without notice. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, the appointment will be subject to an enhanced disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references. Shortlisted applicants will undergo relevant checks in line with statutory guidance.

Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at

Please note we operate safer recruitment and we do not accept CVs, all applicants must complete an application form in full.

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