Head of Mathematics at Upper Batley High School


  Job Reference #
Batley Field Hill, Batley, West Yorkshire, WF17 0BJ
  Contract Type
  Contract Term
  Closing Date
Midnight, 16th Mar 2023
  Start Date
As soon as possible
  Positions Available
   Positions Available        1

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About this Role

Head of Mathematics


1.0 FTE


To commence as soon as possible

Batley Multi Academy Trust’s sole purpose is to provide a great education for Primary and Secondary learners throughout a local family of schools. The Trust is passionately committed to the communities of Batley, Birstall, Dewsbury and our surrounding areas, serving our local learners and their families in order to secure excellent educational outcomes, partnered with high aspirations. Batley Multi Academy Trust currently comprises Batley Girls’ High School, Upper Batley High School, Batley Grammar School, Healey Junior, Infant and Nursery School, Field Lane Junior, Infant and Nursery School and Manorfield Infant and Nursery School. We provide high quality education for all young people. This collaboration enables us to share expertise, knowledge and best practice to ensure academic and pastoral excellence throughout all of our schools, with all schools embracing the same overall ethos and values, whilst maintaining their own unique characters. 

Upper Batley High School was identified as a Beacon School in the Northern Challenge report due to the excellent progress our disadvantaged learners make. We also hold the Gold Award for Mental Health & Wellbeing, the PSHCE Charter Mark, the Careers Quality Standard and we are a lead school within West Yorkshire. We are one of only a few schools in the UK to achieve 100% in all Gatsby benchmarks. Ofsted identified our careers programme as a “real strength of the school” and we are in the top 20% of all schools nationally. 

Our 11-16 school is multi-cultural and located close to the town centre, within easy access of the motorway network. Our work is focused on developing the unique potential of every individual whilst working towards becoming an outstanding educational organisation. We are a vibrant, rich and exciting learning community with unique and inspiring opportunities inside and outside the classroom.

We are seeking to appoint an innovative and enthusiastic Head of Mathematics to lead our successful, supportive and hardworking department. If you are a highly effective classroom teacher with excellent leadership and communication skills and are keen to make a difference to the learning and aspirations of our students, then we would welcome your application.

The successful candidate will:

  • Lead the Mathematics Department to become an outstanding department with excellent outcomes.

  • Ensure all learners are high achievers in Mathematics.

  • Plan, develop, monitor and evaluate all Mathematics course.

In we return we can offer:

  • A firm commitment to your professional development with a structured programme of CPD for continued progression.

  • A supportive team of exceptional staff and school leaders to ensure success in the role.

  • Excellent facilities with highly motivated learners who are keen to engage in lessons.

  • Leadership development opportunities and a bespoke development programme.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a supportive forward thinking school who in return for your commitment and hard work will support you to achieve your own career goals and aspirations.  

A job specification can be downloaded from the above link. Please contact the People and Talent team on 01924 942075/ recruitment@batleymat.co.uk, if you have any questions or to arrange a visit.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 16th March 2023 at 11.59 pm

Interviews will be held week commencing 20th March 2023

Batley Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check for Regulated Activity and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed.

Batley Multi Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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