Second in Department – Maths

  • SchoolHavant Academy
  • SalaryMPR/UPR + TLR 2 (£2873.00 - £7017.00 depending on experience)
  • Start DateSeptember 2021 or sooner if available
  • Closing DateSunday 28th February 2021
  • InterviewsTBC

Job Summary

We are delighted to introduce you to Havant Academy – a secondary school where we know every student as an individual and where the combination of excellent teaching, pastoral support and extensive facilities provide students with everything they need to reach their potential and become happy, successful adults. At Havant Academy, we pride ourselves on ensuring our students are engaged and involved in their own learning so they feel an ownership of their school.  Students will achieve their potential in their examinations but, just as importantly, will develop life skills enabling them to be successful adults.

We are seeking a dynamic and highly motivated teacher to join our Maths team as Second in Department. We are looking for a teacher who is committed to supporting our Curriculum Lead to achieve academic excellence and high classroom standards within our Maths department. The ideal candidate will be a well-qualified practitioner with a passion for Maths and have a proven track record of securing successful student outcomes. This post would be ideal for a Teacher of Maths looking for the next step in their career and at Havant Academy you would be part of leading a department of subject specialists on an exciting journey to excellence.

All staff at Havant Academy are expected to promote the highest possible personal and professional standards as an example to colleagues and students and promote good relationships and communication between all members of Havant Academy and the wider community.

As Second in Department in Maths at Havant Academy you will be required to work with and support the Curriculum Leader to:

  • Develop and lead a team of teachers to ensure high standards of teaching and learning, student progress and the well-being of staff and students.
  • Lead the learning area in all aspects and across relevant Key Stages.
  • Work with other teachers to improve their work and enhance the educational outcomes for all students including Pupil Premium and SEND.
  • Monitor and evaluate assessment data to identify trends, issues for development and in order to assure quality throughout a student’s educational experience of the subject.
  • Develop schemes of work, approaches to teaching and the uses of new technologies to produce high quality teaching and learning that generate enthusiastic responses from students and self-sufficient learners.
  • Produce an annual department evaluation and an improvement plan, which is designed to help achieve school targets.

For this role, you will have the following essential (E) and desirable (D) experience:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (E)
  • Degree level qualification in the relevant subject (E)
  • Evidence of further professional development (E)
  • At least 2 years successful teaching experience (D)
  • Results that show students have made good progress in relation to school/individual targets (E)
  • Experience in writing or contributing to a school or subject improvement plan (D)
  • Experience of leading people with high expectations but also modelling enthusiasm, energy and a good sense of humour (D)
  • A record of good or outstanding classroom teaching demonstrating passion and innovation in your teaching techniques (E)
  • Good communication skills with students, parents, colleagues and stakeholders (E)
  • A clear understanding of the diverse needs of students and how to meet them (E)
  • Awareness of strategies to raise student attainment and manage behaviour (E)
  • Good understanding of the subject and its place in the national curriculum (E)

To apply for this post please visit the vacancies page on our website and complete the application form. Please return this form to Jennifer Coates, Business Manager, by email to Alternatively, please post the completed form to Havant Academy, Wakefords Way, Havant, Hants, PO9 5JD.

For an informal conversation about this position or to answer any questions please contact Jennifer Coates via email to or 02393063592.

Working for TKAT:
In return, as an employee of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT), you will benefit from:

  • A wide variety of opportunities for professional development, including the potential to develop your career at more than one TKAT academy;
  • Opportunities to work flexibly, where possible;
  • Our support for your wellbeing at work; and
  • The rewards of working to improve the life chances of our pupils.

TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

Equal Opportunities
TKAT is committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic for example race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit. This includes applications from individuals wishing to work full time, part time or on a flexible basis.

How To Apply

To apply for this role please download and complete the attached Application Form then send to:

Wakefords Way, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 5JDT: 02393 063 592
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