VACANCIES

ASSISTANT MATHS HUB LEAD (PRIMARY)
(1 day per week - fixed term from January 2022 until July 2022)

The Solent Maths Hub wants to extend and strengthen the leadership team to further support Primary schools across the region.  We are therefore seeking to recruit an Assistant Maths Hub Lead (AMHL), who is based in a primary school, to work with our established Leadership and Management Team commencing in January 2022.  The role will primarily be based at Tanners Brook Primary School with some local travel required.

The role

The Assistant Maths Hub Lead (AMHL) will work as part of the Maths Hub leadership and management team, for 1 day per week, term time only.   The AMHL will lead and coordinate elements of the programme with a key focus on recruitment and engagement.  The AMHL will be an active member of the Solent leadership and management team and the national Maths Hubs network.

 The AMHL’s school/academy will receive a total grant of £10,000 from the Maths Hub for completion of work.  

 The AMHL would report directly to the Maths Hub Leads and the role involves working closely with the leadership team and Work Group Leads to:

  • provide support and development to Primary Work Group Leads;
     

  • liaise with key systems leaders (e.g. teaching school hubs, LA Directors) and also leaders from schools, or groups of schools (e.g. MATs) to increase participation in Primary Work Groups;

 

  • work with the leadership team to recruit and select further Work Group Leads;

 

  • market and recruit to other projects;

 

  • act as the public face of the Maths Hub, communicating and promoting the Maths Hub’s vision and ambition for maths teaching, maths teachers and the impact of hub work;

 

  • be an active member of the Solent Maths Hub leadership team, sharing the wider vision and facilitating the strategic direction of the hub. This includes attending and actively participating in the LLME community;
     
     

  • liaise with the Work Group Leads to ensure that they provide high quality Work Group plans, evaluations, and other summary reports of work completed for the Maths Hub.  Contribute to the Maths Hub annual evaluation report.

 

 

Criteria for applicants

The criteria for applicants are that they should:

Essential:

  • be an experienced teacher (with QTS) based in a primary school with a responsibility for maths or senior leadership within the school;

  • be a successful and experienced leader with good understanding of the challenges faced by both school and subject leaders;

  • have a strong awareness of the challenges of developing mathematics teaching;

  • be supportive and knowledgeable of the Maths Hub’s work.

Desirable:

  • be experienced in leading work beyond their own school including being skilled at facilitating partnerships and leading collaborative activity;

  • to have participated and/or led a Work Group for the Maths Hub in the past; this could include Teaching for Mastery.

The Solent Maths Hub is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The Application Process

Applicants should complete the application form and e-mail it to the Solent Maths Hub info@solentmathshub.org.uk by midday on Thursday 2nd December.

The Maths Hub will contact applicants, on Friday 3rd  December, to confirm the next stage in the selection process. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 8th December.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact Jess Paul, Maths Hub Lead, via email jess.paul@solentmathshub.org.uk