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Head of Maths - Mangotsfield School

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 HEAD OF MATHS (TLR 1C, £10,202)


We are looking for a committed, inspirational and talented practitioner to lead the Maths department from September 2021.


This role represents a unique opportunity to join a school with the highest expectations for students and staff, and to help shape the future. 


Mangotsfield School has a strong ethos built on our four values. In all aspects of school life we encourage students to love learning, embrace challenge, give and earn respect and grow our community. Our classrooms, our corridors, our systems are built on these values and this supports our culture where we can meet individual needs and close the gaps for our students. Ofsted described our school as "welcome, tolerant and caring."


You would be joining a rapidly improving school and a very strong team with a record of success.


Mangotsfield is a local secondary school firmly rooted in, and proudly working within the community which it serves. The school is situated in pleasant semi-rural surroundings on the north-eastern outskirts of Bristol.  Mangotsfield School became an academy as part of the Castle School Education Trust on 01 September 2015 and works in partnership with Downend School to deliver 16-19 opportunities for all students.  We are committed to the professional development of all staff.


 Further details and additional information about our school may be viewed on our website.  The school’s website address can be found within the letter to applicants.


Mangotsfield School is part of Castle School Education Trust which was formed in 2013 by The Castle School in Thornbury, and now includes Marlwood, Mangotsfield and Downend secondary schools as well as Charfield, Severn Beach and Lyde Green primary schools


Applications should be made by downloading and completing the CSET application form (a CV is not required). Completed application forms and a covering letter should be emailed to cset-recruitment. The email address is included within the letter to applicants.


Applications should be received by 9.00 am on Monday 8th March 2021 although we reserve the right to close the advert earlier than this date, should we receive a suitable number of high quality applicants.


Mangotsfield School and Castle School Education Trust (CSET) are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful candidates are subject to child protection screening appropriate to the post, which will include an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check for the children’s workforce and a Children’s Barred List check.


Mangotsfield School and Castle School Education Trust are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.