Head of KS3 Maths & Whole School Numeracy Co-ordinator

Kings Heath Boys School
23 Apr 2021
07 May 2021
c.holmes @khb.bham.sch.uk
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Head of KS3 Maths & Whole School Numeracy Co-ordinator


Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Kings Heath Boys School

Chamberlain Road


B13 0QP

Telephone Number: 0121 464 4454

Email Address: c.holmes@khb.bham.sch.uk


Headteacher: Mr Chris Etheridge

Job Start Date: 01 September 2021

Do you believe all pupils are ACE?

Do you believe that character & experiences are just as valuable as personal achievements?

Do you want to be part of a fantastic team at a school going through an exciting period of expansion and development?

Then Kings Heath Boys is for you.

Kings Heath Boys is a school at an exciting stage of its journey with a new build due to be completed September 2021.

This vital appointment will ensure that our vision for an ambitious curriculum that will prepare students for life beyond school becomes reality. We pride ourselves on our balanced approach which goes into breadth, depth and beyond.

Our superb pastoral and inclusion teams ensure that we meet the individual needs of every learner.

Our students come from diverse backgrounds and it is the positive community cohesion in our school which we celebrate. We have high expectations of our students in terms of attendance, punctuality, effort and willingness to take an active role in school life. School fosters a happy, caring environment where students feel safe to achieve the very

best they can. Strong partnerships exist between the school, the students, their families and the community. We find our students flourish at Kings Heath Boys because they feel supported, encouraged and enthused by all around them.

This is an exciting time to join the school, as part of a forward thinking maths faculty and we hope that you feel you can make a difference to our journey. Visits to the school are encouraged to see us in action.

You will need to be:

• self-motivated and enthusiastic

• passionate about supporting students to achieve the very best they can

• able to inspire staff, students and parents

• able to lead, motivate and develop colleagues across the curriculum promoting high expectations

• be fully committed to providing a safe, caring and inclusive environment for everyone

• have excellent communication skills, emotional intelligence, resilience and tenacity

• be outward facing and willing to harness partnership working for the benefit of both staff and student’s purpose of the role (Head of KS3 Maths)

• support the Head of Faculty in strategically leading the work of the faculty to ensure high standards from both teachers within the faculty and from students

• working with teachers within the subject to develop teaching, learning and assessment, including coaching/mentoring.

• development of the subject, alongside the Head of Faculty, both in its long term curriculum planning and cross-curricular links including ACE

• encouraging positive attitudes in students through both inspirational and engaging curricula, alongside consistent implementation of the Positive Discipline for Learning strategy

• effective implementation and evaluation of both faculty and whole school improvement priorities and policy

• ensuring the effective and efficient use of resources within the subject and ensuring value for money when managing the subject budget

Purpose of the role (Numeracy Co-ordinator)

• to support the Head of Maths in raising achievement by developing our Whole School Numeracy strategy

• to raise the profile of Mathematics across the school with both students and staff

• improve develop and embed cross-curricular links for Numeracy and impact on Numeracy throughout the school

• To lead the development of innovative practice within the delivery of Numeracy across the curriculum and acting as an example of best practice to enhance the practice of other colleagues

• with support from SLT and the Head of Faculty, to further develop our Numeracy policy and practice in order to ensure the consistency of delivery and high expectations of students and staff.

• to evaluate and review the delivery of Numeracy across the curriculum and to maintain a development plan for the implementation of this on an annual basis.

This is an exciting time to be at the school and we hope that you feel you can make a difference to our journey.

Closing Date: 07 May 2021 at 12midday

Interviews week commencing 10th May 2021

Via schools website

If this is the right position for you then please complete an application form which can be found on our school website, alternatively please e-mail Mrs C Holmes, HR & Cover Manager on c.holmes@khb.bham.sch.uk  for an application


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

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