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Programme Leader Maths

Teachers Pay Range M1-UPS3

Northampton International Academy are looking to appoint a Maths Programme Leader on a permanent contract from September 2020

This is an exciting opportunity to lead the maths department in our growing, diverse school. The school was awarded good in the most recent Ofsted inspection and has continued to grow its range of provision with improvement ever since.

Northampton International Academy is part of the East Midlands Academy Trust, it is an all through school, 4–19, and opened in September 2016. In July 2019, the academy achieved an Ofsted rating of Good.

It is a fantastic time to join NIA as it has its first Year 12 intake, as well as further groups in the primary phase and by 2021 the school will have over 2000 pupils. This will make NIA one of the largest free schools in the country.

As a Programme Leader, you will work with the support of the team to carry out teaching and tutorial duties and will have the opportunity to take on responsibility for an aspect of Maths delivery. As a Programme Leader, you must be extremely motivated, have high professional standards and a proven track record of success at GCSE and ‘A’ Level. You will be responsible for ensuring consistently outstanding practice and taking a leading role in developing and enhancing teaching and learning across the department. As a Core PL, you will also join our Extended Leadership Group, which is key to drive standards at whole school level and triangulate best practices and standards across all curriculum areas.

Experienced teachers are invited to apply; we will be seeking to appoint those with the greatest ability, enthusiasm and commitment to excellence in the school.

Essential skills and experience

QTS and eligibility to work in UK
Evidence of continuing professional development
Understanding and support for the values and visions of the school
Understanding and clear vision of the importance of Maths
A consistently good or outstanding practitioner capable of generating high student outcomes
Ability to teach Maths to KS3, KS4 and KS5
Self-motivated and self-reflective
Good teamwork skills
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Good organisational skills

Teachers here at NIA need to be exceptional classroom teachers who will inspire and motivate our learners, making learning fun and challenging. They need to be resilient, flexible, committed and dedicated, working with a diverse group of pupils.
Sharing the values and ethos of the Academy Trust

Our teachers are an integral part of our dedicated team who are working hard to attain high standards across the academy

By working for our Trust, you’ll be able to take advantage of a wealth of professional development and support opportunities, as well as a range of employee benefits.

These include:

  • Continuous professional development and training opportunities
  • Dedicated support from our school improvement team
  • Career and leadership opportunities within our growing family of schools
  • A Trust employee forum with representatives from across the organisation
  • A confidential 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme
  • Childcare vouchers scheme
  • A corporate eye care plan

For more information about these positions please contact Lorna Stockwell on 07500 559281 or email

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.


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