Post:                  Head of Mathematics  


Contract type:  Permanent  


Salary:               QTPS -  (MPS1 – UPS3) + TLR 1B (£9,926) 


Required for:    January 2021 


Closing date:    Friday 2 October 2020 at 12.00noon 


Interview Date: Wednesday 14 October 2020 



The Governors of St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School wish to appoint an outstanding and dynamic leader, with a proven track record of success at KS3 & 4, to lead our large Maths Department. The successful candidate will have the ability to inspire and lead colleagues with passion and share a commitment to enhancing the achievement in Maths for students of all abilities. This is an excellent opportunity to undertake a key leadership role and shape a department of committed staff to excellence in all areas. 


Applications are sought from highly experienced and talented classroom practitioners, with a thorough understanding of the characteristics of high quality teaching and effective learning.   


The successful candidate will:- 


  • Be able to evidence successful planning and implementation of curriculum developments 
  • Be able to evidence intelligent leadership skills in order to build, inspire and develop an effective team  
  • Be highly passionate about the importance of cross-curricular numeracy 
  • Be a committed professional with high levels of personal motivation and ambition 
  • Bring innovative ideas and vibrancy to the classroom 


St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School is an innovative and flourishing school, which is well regarded for the excellence of its academic achievement and the high level of motivation of its pupils and staff.  We can offer our potential new colleague the opportunity to advance your career within a supportive environment. 


If you are interested and would like to learn more about our school and this vacancy, please contact Mrs P Lennon, Clerk to Governors via email or by telephoning the school number on 01942 728651 x2223.  Please note that due to the current situation, we are not able to offer a tour of the school in advance of the interview.


Completed application forms must be returned to: Mr M J Dumican, Headteacher, St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School, Rookery Avenue, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 9PF or via email to: 



The employer is committed to safer recruitment practices and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.  The post is subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks.  The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects its staff to share this commitment. 


To download an application form, or for further information please click the link below:-

Head of Mathematics

Salary: MPS1 - UPS3 + TLR 1B (£9,926)

Closing Date: 2 October 2020, 11.15am

Interview Date: 14 October 2020