Head of Mathematics

1.0    FTE
TMS / UPS (£22,466 - £39,453) + TLR 1B (£9,378)

Pool Academy is a successful and highly ambitious school that prides itself on its rigorous self-evaluation and continuous drive for improvement.  We are looking to appoint a skilled and inspirational leader of maths with a proven track record in securing the very best outcomes for all students.  This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious maths teacher to build on the excellent work of this outstanding department.


We have high ambitions for our staff as well as our students. As you will be investing in our young people, we will invest in you.

Your career pathway will be developed with you and will include:

· Progression opportunities both internally and externally through our CPD programme for middle leaders which includes qualifications such as NPQML and NPQSL and as a Teaching School we have outstanding links and work with other schools in the South West as well as the Maths Hub

 · Outstanding mentoring/coaching programme with a member of our College Leadership Team

· Professional development through our Teacher Learning Communities

Pool Academy is within 3 miles of the beautiful North Coast of Cornwall.  The school site is stunning and our grounds are amongst the best in Cornwall.

If you are interested in moving an exciting and well run department to the next level and implementing well thought through innovation, then this is the place for you.  Our students and staff are a pleasure to work with and Pool Academy will reward every effort you put in.
For an informal chat about this position please call our Assistant Principal, Mr Sean Walker. 

Closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Thursday 18th May 2017.  Applications should be sent for the attention of Mrs D Martin, H.R. Administrator (recruitment@poolacademy.co.uk).   Interviews will be held on Friday 26th May.  Application forms are available below.

A C.V. must not be submitted in place of any information requested on the form.

Further information can be found on the Academy’s website.

Pool Academy 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 will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
 

Application Form

Job Description- Head of Mathematics

Person Specification

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Sheet

Declaration of Criminal Convictions

Disclosure of Interests

Guidance Notes

Teacher of Computer Science

TMS / UPS (£22,466 - £39,453) 
(Recruitment & Retention Allowance for Suitable Candidate
1.00 FTE

Required for September 2017
(would consider June 2017 for suitable candidate)

We are looking for an outstanding (or someone who has the potential to be outstanding) teacher, who is able to further develop and deliver Computer Science across both KS3 and KS4. You will have the ability to inspire and enthuse students in all aspects of computing, including programming.  Some teaching of related subjects will also be required.  Applications from NQTs will be actively considered.

Pool Academy is an inclusive 11-16 mixed comprehensive with an excellent reputation.  Computer Science is an important part of the whole school curriculum, and is a popular choice amongst students. The department has been recognised nationally by being chosen as the Digital Schoolhouse for the south-west, supporting local primary schools in their teaching of Computer Science, and we are a Lead School in the Computing at School Network of Teaching Excellence.   The use of technology to support teaching and learning is becoming embedded in the Academy with iPads for every student.  The Academy has won many awards for our innovative use of ICT; most recently ‘Outstanding Use of Technology in Education Award 2016’.

Please download an application form below.  Completed application forms to be returned to Mrs Martin, Human Resources Administrator (recruitment@poolacademy.co.uk).

Closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Thursday 18th May, interviews to be held on Wednesday 24th May.  

Pool Academy 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 will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Sheet

Declaration of Criminal Convictions

Disclosure of Interests

Guidance Notes

Vice Principals

Start Date: September 2017

Salary Band: L18 - L22 (currently £59,264 - £65,362)

NOR: 805, 11 - 16 Mixed Comprehensive Academy

Pool Academy is a successful and inclusive Academy at the heart of the local community.  Pool Academy is a highly ambitious Academy which prides itself on its rigorous self-evaluation and continuous drive for improvement.  

This opportunity has arisen because our current Principal, Mrs Zelma Hill, is retiring at the end of the academic year.  Our current Vice Principal, Miss Claire Meakin, has been appointed as the Principal from 1st September 2017.

Do you have: a strong track record of delivering high standards of achievement; excellent professional knowledge; creative problem-solving skills and an ability to inspire and motivate staff and students to perform to their full potential?  If so, we would love for you to join our leadership team.

More information can be found below. 

Pool Academy 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 will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Visits to the school prior to application and discussions with the Principal are welcome and can be arranged through Mrs Sadie Sutcliffe, Principal’s P.A. (ss@poolacademy.co.uk).

The closing date for applications is 12.00pm on Thursday 4th May 2017 and assessment days will be held on 9th and 10th May. 

Completed application forms and covering letter (addressed to the Chair of Governors) should be sent to: recruitment@poolacademy.co.uk or the main Academy postal address, for the attention of Debbie Martin, Human Resources Administrator.

Vice Principal Information Pack

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Sheet

Declaration of Criminal Convictions

Disclosure of Interests

Guidance Notes