Job offer in england Further Maths Support Programme Area Co-ordinator at University of Essex



University of Essex – Department of Mathematical Sciences

The Department

The University of Essex is seeking a graduate in mathematics or a related subject with substantial experience of teaching Further Mathematics at A-level to take on the part-time (60%) role of Further Mathematics Support Programme Area Co-ordinator for the East of England. This post is part of the national Further Mathematics Support Programme.

The Roles and Duties

Working as part of the FMSP team, the post holder will be responsible for the effective management of support for schools and colleges in the teaching and learning of A level Mathematics and Further Mathematics in Essex, Southend-on-Sea, Suffolk & Thurrock.

This includes:

  • Organising tuition for students when schools and colleges are unable to provide it directly themselves.
  • Supporting schools and colleges so that they can offer Further Mathematics.
  • Supporting teachers with STEP and AEA mathematics.
  • Organising activities and events to promote level 3 mathematics to key stage 4 students.
  • Advising schools and colleges on their mathematics provision and organising professional development for teachers.

Qualifications and Skills

The successful candidate will have substantial experience of teaching Further Mathematics at A-level, outstanding organisational and project co-ordination skills, excellent communication skills, excellent IT skills, the ability to build and maintain good professional relationships, and will be a confident and enthusiastic teacher with a passion for mathematics.

The post is part-time (0.6 FTE – approximately 21.6 hours per week), and there is some flexibility in how the working pattern could be arranged. The start date is 1st October 2017.

At the University of Essex internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally-oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries and a university where you can find the world in one place.

Please use the ‘Apply’ button below to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role. You will also find details of how to make your application here.

Our website http://www.essex.ac.uk contains more information about the University of Essex. If you have a disability and would like information in a different format, please telephone (01206) 874693 / 873521.

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