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As requested, below are some documents that may help new HODs out there. Let me know if there's anything else you'd like to see on this page.

Looking for a "to do" list to make sure you've done everything this term? Have a look at this:

Head of Maths Termly Responsibilities


Teaching and Learning



Give feedback to students!

Set homework

Record homework

Lesson visits

Book scrutiny

Whole school numeracy

Monitor departmental homework setting/tracking

Running intervention

Enrichment opportunities - clubs, trips, etc.


Student Progress

Tutor group responsibilities

Arrange which students sit which assessment

Print assessments

Collect assessment data

Print/email gap analyses

Intervention setting

Intervention tracking

Moderate SIMs data

Update departmental tracking sheet

Planning/developing schemes of learning


Behaviour and Safety

Contact with parents/carers

Maths club register



Action plan

TLR meetings

Performance management

Transition/primary connections

Departmental CPD

Observing trainees/NQTs

Trainee/NQT meetings


General Administrative Tasks


Manage the budget

Departmental displays

ESPO orders etc.

Setting cover work for absent colleagues

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