Secondary Mastery Specialists

The recruitment window for 2023/24 has now closed.

Want to become a specialist in teaching for mastery and support your own and other schools to develop teaching for mastery approaches? Join the Secondary Mastery Specialist Programme. During the programme you will receive fully funded professional development from experts, have time to develop your own expertise, and then to support others.

What’s Involved ?

•  Year One: you participate in several professional development events and focus on developing your own classroom teaching.
•  Year Two: your focus is on developing teaching for mastery approaches within your own department and honing your skills in leading professional development.
•  Year Three and beyond: you support key teachers in other local schools to develop a teaching for mastery approach within their own departments.

What is the cost?

The Secondary Teaching for Mastery – Development project is fully funded by the Maths Hubs Programme so is free to state participating schools.

How can you find out more?

Find out more about mastery in our case studies. And take a look at the Mastery Specialist Programme in more detail in this diagram.

Visit the NCETM website to watch a short video from 2018/19 which describes the programme in more detail and lets you hear from teachers in some of the schools involved.

To apply for the programme in 2023, first download and read the programme information documentPlease ensure you download and read this document before submitting an application.

What should you do next?

Ensure you have downloaded and read the programme information document above. Then complete the application form below, including the headteacher consent. 

The recruitment window for 2023/24 has now closed. Please add your name to our waiting list if you would like further information once the 2024/25 recruitment window opens.