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Founded in 1928, Aberdour is one of Surrey's leading independent preparatory schools, catering for 370 girls and boys aged 2 - 11 years and situated in 12 acres of beautiful countryside at Tadworth, near Sutton, Epsom and Reigate. The school is superbly resourced and equipped, and won a national award in 2018 for the best use of technology in any UK independent school. 

The education we offer is built around our philosophy that every child has brilliance that is just waiting for us to find and develop it.  Our PAL curriculum (details on this website) gives us unique advantages that other schools visit us to see.

We offer staff excellent pay and conditions, a very happy and collaborative working environment, and many opportunities for professional development.

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Job Head of Mathematics
Location Burgh Heath, Surrey
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Salary Competitive
Closing date Friday 12th April 2024 at 12pm
Start date September 2024


We are pleased to announce an exceptional opportunity for a talented individual to join our team as the new Head of Mathematics. This key role offers the chance to lead and shape our mathematics department, overseeing the teaching of mathematics across Years 2 through to Year 6 at a happy, successful and vibrant school.

We are seeking a dynamic and passionate educator who possesses strong leadership skills and a deep commitment to inspiring young minds. As Head of Mathematics, you will not only guide the curriculum development but also serve as a form tutor for Year 6 students and contribute to teaching an additional curriculum area.

Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to join Aberdour Preparatory School and help shape the future of mathematics education. 

To apply for the position, please send a covering letter addressed to the Headmaster, together with a completed application form and CV to Jo Reid, Aberdour School, Brighton Road, Burgh Heath, Tadworth, Surrey KT20 6AJ.   

The closing date for applications is: Friday 12th April 2024 at 12pm.

Shortlisting will take place the week beginning 15th April 2024 with interviews scheduled to take place on 18th and 19th April 2024.  

Please note we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for this role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible. 


Aberdour Application Form

Job Description - Head of Mathematics

Person Specification - Head of Mathematics

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Aberdour School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo safer recruitment screening appropriate to the post, including through referencing, online search, medical questionnaire and an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).