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Head of Faculty - Mathematics

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Shirebrook Academy
Salary details
MPS/UPS £30,000 - £41,333 / £43,266 - £46,525 per annum plus TLR1B
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Closing Date
08 March 2024


September 2024 or earlier

Shirebrook Academy is part of Aston Community Education Trust, a forward thinking and ambitious multi-academy trust, comprising of three senior and nine junior academies across the Rotherham, Sheffield and north Derbyshire areas.

Shirebrook Academy is at the heart of the Shirebrook community.  We are committed to making a real difference to the lives of our young people and will provide outstanding learning and enrichment opportunities for them throughout their time with us.  To be able to achieve this, we need to have a team of dedicated and outstanding staff, who will contribute to our exceptional learning community.

An opportunity has arisen for a suitably experienced Head of Faculty.  The post-holder will lead the Mathematics faculty to secure high-quality teaching, the effective use of resources and improved standards of learning, progress and achievement for all students, with support, from the relevant Assistant Vice Principal.

The successful candidate will be an inspirational leader who has the energy and commitment to lead this Faculty, supported closely by the ACET Senior Leaders and a team of dedicated professional teaching staff. Candidates should be able to provide evidence of and demonstrate the ability to deliver high quality lessons.

If you are looking to continue your teaching career in a forward looking and ambitious organisation which cares for its students and staff, then you are warmly encouraged to pursue an application with us. 

Candidates considering this post are welcome to have an informal discussion about the role, and visits to the academy are warmly encouraged. If you wish to do so, please contact Belinda Henson, PA to the Principal at bhenson@shirebrookacademy.org 


ACET is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

All applicants should read our Safeguarding Policy and Safer Recruitment Policy, which are available on the ‘policy’ section of our academy websites. 

It is an offence to seek employment in regulated activity if you are barred from working with children. This post will involve regular contact with children, and therefore is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Applicants are therefore not entitled to withhold information about convictions, cautions or bind-over orders which for any other purposes are “spent” under the provisions of the Act. Any information that is “protected” under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 will not appear on a DBS certificate and does not need to be declared. Guidance on this can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974. 


ACET is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity throughout the recruitment process. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, and your application will be assessed purely on your ability to do the job. 

We undertake to make any ‘reasonable adjustments’ to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face. Where required, we will make reasonable adjustments to the selection process for an applicant with a disability. 

Please note if you have not received a reply within three weeks, your application has been unsuccessful.

Please ensure your completed application is returned no later than 9.00am on the Closing Date.

Applications should be returned to Julie Stott, HR Manager at: jstott1@shirebrookacademy.org

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.

Please be aware that Derbyshire County Council is placing this advert on behalf of this organisation and you should refer directly to its website for details of the terms and conditions attached to this post. Any queries regarding this advert or the recruitment process should be made directly to the organisation.