The Two Counties Trust


Director of Subject - (3 posts) Internal Only

Director of Subject Mathematics
Director of Subject: English
Director of Subject: Science

The Two Counties Trust has a range of exciting opportunities for exceptional leaders and practitioners within our schools to lead, drive and develop the educational provision across our Multi Academy Trust in Mathematics, English and Science. Successful candidates will play a major role in ensuring the students in our family of schools receive stimulating, high quality teaching and achieve excellent outcomes.

Working at both a strategic and operational level, the successful candidates will be line managed by the Chief Executive Officer and will work closely with Headteachers and Subject Leaders across the Trust, playing a crucial role in developing the direction, capacity and resources of your subject to ensure the provision in our schools becomes and remain highly effective.

The role of Director of Subject represents an exceptional opportunity for a proven specialist who wants to extend their experience and develop the leadership skills essential for a successful career within a MAT led education system of the future.

If you are an outstanding teacher and have demonstrable experience as a successful Head of Department, AST, SLE or equivalent, this post provides a unique opportunity to maintain close links with classroom practice whilst further developing your leadership skills within a supportive environment.

Grade:  Leadership Scale Point 20
Working pattern: 0.4 FTE
You will be based at your school for 3 days a week and will work for the Trust on 2 days a week.

How To Apply

Please submit a letter of application (no more than 2 sides of A4) stating how your experience to date has prepared you for the role of Director of Subject and send this to Debbie Duggan, Head of HR for The Two Counties Trust at

You should refer closely to the person specification and job description for this post.
In particular, you should comment on:
• Your vision for the development of your subject over the next three years within our Trust
• Your ability to build a strong coalition amongst subject leaders and departmental teams.
Please ensure you include your contact details and the names of two referees with your application.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Dick Vasey, CEO, either by e-mail via or 01623 455000 (ext 224).

The closing date for applications is: 12pm 18th Friday January 2019

Interviews will be held on: Friday 25th January 2019


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