Fuctional skills Lecturer
The purpose of this role is to:
• Deliver outstanding GCSE and Functional Skills Maths provision to a wide range of full-time learners, through an exceptional student experience leading to positive achievement outcomes.
• Undertake a range of administrative and development duties that contributes to improving learner’s skills, abilities, confidences, achievements and progression.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
The successful applicant will be expected to:
• Deliver excellent GCSE Maths and Functional Skills Maths teaching to predominantly 16-19 year old learners.
• Contribute to the Maths department/team through an enthusiastic, dedicated and pro-active approach, utilising a proven record of innovation and teaching experience.
• Demonstrate an understanding and sensitively for the needs of your learners to support their progression and achievement outcomes.
• Apply differentiated and engaging teaching, learning and assessment strategies to enable learners to achieve their potential.
• Through a well-organized manner regularly review and monitor learner’s attendance, targets and progress and follow up as required to ensure learners achieve their potential.
• Monitor learners progress through core duties including initial diagnostic assessments, ILP’s, learner profile contribution, preparation, marking, effective feedback, tracking progress (including ProMonitor), exam preparation and supporting appropriate intervention.
• Evaluate and assess (formative and summative) the work of learners in relation to the curriculum criteria and provide timely constructive and helpful learner feedback.
• Maintain quality systems related to the teaching of GCSE Maths and Functional Skills including designing work schemes, lesson plans, assessment plans and assessment activities.
• Attend meetings and contribute to the continual quality improvement mechanisms, including IV and standardisation.
• Develop quality and innovative resources (including e-resources) which support the development of GCSE / Functional skills teaching, learning and assessment.
• Prepare and enter learners for exams in a timely basis.
• Play an active role in raising the standards and awareness of Maths across College.
• Keep up to date and adapt to changes with current national developments in GCSE Maths and Functional Skills.
• Share in responsibility for ensuring good standards of student behaviour and take appropriate disciplinary action when liaising with course tutors.
• Contribute to the advice, guidance and assessment of prospective learners, e.g. marketing activities, student interviews, placement and open days.
• Communicate effectively with students and peers.
If this position is of interest to you, please get in touchAdditional Information
New Directions Education recruits qualified mathematics teachers for supply and long-term work in schools across the UK.
If you are a newly qualified teacher (NQT) or experienced maths teacher looking to join a leading education supply teaching agency, we offer roles which include delivering the curriculum in key stage 3 (KS3) to key stage 4 (KS4) with a possible work at key stage 5 (KS5).Mathematics Teacher Trends…
Maths teachers continue to be in great demand, but they are in short supply. In 2012 reports indicated applications for maths PGCEs are down 10% (Graduate Teacher Training Registry).
New Directions are very keen to hear from individuals looking for work teaching mathematics in any capacity.The Role of a Supply Mathematics Teacher:
- Teach all areas of the school curriculum or your subject specialism;
- Organise the classroom and learning resources to create a positive teaching environment;
- Plan, prepare and teach lessons that cater for all student ability ranges;
- Motivate pupils with enthusiastic, imaginative presentation;
- Maintain discipline;
- Meet requirements for the assessment and recording of pupils' development;
- Coordinate activities and resources within a specific area of the curriculum, supporting colleagues in the delivery of this specialist area;
- Staying up to date with changes and developments in the structure of the curriculum;
- Take part in school events and activities which may take place at weekends or in the evening;
- Liaise with colleagues and working flexibly, particularly within smaller schools.
- A dedicated account manager;
- Regular and varied teaching supply work;
- Competitive pay rates;
- Potential long-term teaching roles;
- Fully compliant with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR);
- Network of branches across the UK;
- Preferred supplier to 19 boroughs across the UK;
- Recommend-a-friend scheme;
- Respected reputation throughout the education and recruitment industry.