Head of Mathematics - Meoncross School and Nursery

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Job type

Full Time, Permanent


£37 - £37

Closing date

9 November 2021

Located in a semi-rural setting, a stone’s throw from the Sea, Meoncross School and Nursery provides Independent Education for boys and girls aged 2.5 to 16 years.

We currently have exciting opportunities for suitably qualified and experienced individuals to join our passionate and committed team in our superb School.

We require an enthusiastic and student-centred Head of Mathematics to join our friendly, hardworking team at Meoncross Coastal School in Fareham. You will have strong interpersonal skills, be able to work effectively individually and as part of a team and have the ability, not only to teach students from KS3 through to GCSE, but also to inspire and encourage children to develop a love of Mathematics.  As we are an all through school some primary experience would be advantageous.

At Meoncross School we aim to provide every student from Reception through to Year 11, a world class education, within a small, friendly and family-oriented atmosphere. We are a school that consistently achieves high academic results. Our success is linked not only to small class sizes, enthusiastic students and highly trained and talented staff but is also the result of the school’s strong focus on personalised learning, allowing every student to realise their full potential, regardless of ability.

If you are passionate about teaching to students who are enthusiastic about their learning and leading the Mathematics team to further develop the department, we would like to hear from you.  Please take a look at the attached Job Profile and take some to learn more about our school, including our seven core values, from our website.

For further details please see the Job Role Profile and Application Form, which are available on the Meoncross School and Nursery website – www.meoncross.co.uk/jobvacancies

Closing date for applications:  Tuesday 9th November 2021 (8am), however we reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date for the ideal candidate, so early applications are encouraged.

Interviews:  Rolling interviews – Shortlisted candidates will interviewed as they apply.

Start date:   January 2022

“Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment.  Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.”

 Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual task undertaken may not be identified.

Employees will be expected to comply with any reasonable request from a manager to undertake work of a similar level that is not specified in this job description.

This job description is current at the date shown, but, in consultation with you, may be changed by the Headteacher to reflect or anticipate changes in the job commensurate with the grade and title.


Competitive Salary

Up to M6 £36.961 + allowance for HOD (£ tbc)

Teachers’ pension scheme

Possible Staff Discount

The school is committed to staff development: there is an annual performance management scheme and regular opportunities for in-service training.  We run an Induction Programme for all new staff.

Midday meal provided for staff during term time.


A letter of application together with a completed application form for the attention of Miss Sue Watson, to recruitment@meoncross.co.uk

Interviews and lesson observations will be held remotely via Teams to protect our current staff and candidates.

Applicants selected for interview will be contacted to make necessary arrangements. Candidates short-listed for interview will be required to show proof of qualifications and their right to work in the UK at the start of the interview via Teams.

Applicants who have not heard from the School by the closing date must assume that, on this occasion, their application has been unsuccessful.


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