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Head of Mathematics

Head of Mathematics


Permanent full time post 

Required from: 1st September 2017

TLR 1.2 (for an applicant with relevant L & M experience)


Faringdon Community College (FCC) is an “outstanding” school (OFSTED 2008), a successful and well-established 11-18 co-educational secondary comprehensive school, which embraces the idea of lifelong learning and community education. The school has an excellent local reputation and is known for inspiring exciting teaching and learning where teachers are supported and encouraged to help every student to achieve individual success and realise their potential.

As a dynamic organisation, we are always looking for new ideas and ways forward. The strong and motivated team of teaching and non-teaching staff are committed to providing the best education they can and have an energy and enthusiasm which makes FCC a rewarding place to work.

Faringdon Community College is part of the Faringdon Academy of Schools, an eight school multi-academy trust, which was established on 1st April 2012.

Are you a motivated, hardworking, enthusiastic and dynamic teacher of Mathematics who can inspire students of all ages and abilities to be the best they can be? 

We are seeking to appoint a Head of Mathematics who will have the presence, experience and vision to further develop a thriving department. A good knowledge of current issues and educational developments, specifically in relation to improving the progress made by less-able students will be required. 

The successful applicant will be a highly skilled teacher who is organised and passionate about their subject with the ability to lead by example. They will be required to teach KS3 and GCSE Mathematics. The ability and desire to teach ‘A’ level is desirable, but not essential.  

If you have any questions, would like further information or would like to arrange an informal visit to the school please contact our Academy HR Officer by emailing,who will put you in contact with the Subject Leader. 

An application form and applicants’ pack, giving further details, for the above post can be found below.

Please return your completed application form, along with a letter of interest outlining your suitability for the position, by noon on Monday 24th April 2017 to

Closing date: noon on Monday 24th April 2017

Interview date: Friday 28th April 2017

Faringdon Academy of Schools is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children.  Successful candidates will be required to undertake a DBS check and attend safeguarding training as part of their job role.