KS5 Support to the Head of Mathematics
MPR/UPR + TLR (dependent on experience)
Closing date: Friday 30 September
Required: 01 January 2023
We have a unique and rare opportunity to appoint a dynamic and innovative teacher of
Mathematics to support the Head of Mathematics in leading the Mathematics Department, take
responsibility for Key Stage 5 and teach Mathematics throughout the school at Key Stages 3, 4
Our students are high achievers who are focused, hardworking and self-motivated; many go on to
further study at top universities. Progress 8 is outstanding with the latest figure of +1.01, ranking
the school as one of the highest achieving state schools in the country.
Colchester County High School for Girls is a selective girls’ grammar school and part of the Alpha
Trust. This school is a stimulating and friendly environment to work in, with an established
programme of staff induction, training and development opportunities across Alpha Trust and
Alpha Teaching School Hub. The Executive Principal is an NLE. We are an outward-facing
establishment committed to professional development and teacher-led action research. This is an
amazing environment in which to teach and learn; creativity and innovation abound!
Colchester County High School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of
children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The
successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced check by the Disclosure and
In line with recommended practice in the statutory guidance “Keeping Children Safe in Education”,
the school will conduct searches for information on shortlisted candidates which is publicly
available on-line. The purpose is limited to identify issues which call into question the applicant’s
suitability to work with children and to verify employment history. Only information related the
purposes stated will be shared with the Panel. Any information will be discussed with candidates
at interview before any decisions regarding the recruitment process are made.
All applications must be on the school application form and supported by a covering letter,
addressed to the Executive Principal, outlining suitability for the post.