Job offer in england Teach First PGCE (Secondary Mathematics) at Bath Spa University



About us

At Bath Spa University we work with one clear vision: to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. And we place collaboration at the heart of everything we do. With ever growing student numbers, we make sure our people are engaged and empowered by blending digital technologies, international perspectives, work-oriented connections and inspirational teaching. Together we’re on a journey to transform our students’ lives. And it starts with people like you.

The Institute for Education is a place where Bath Spa trainee teachers, classroom teachers, education practitioners, academics, and everyone interested in education come together in a community of research and practice. We want to build on our strengths to provide a community for education professionals and to align with the University’s strategic vision.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to join Bath Spa University’s initial teacher training partnership with Teach First. The role will involve devising and delivering high quality Mathematical subject knowledge and pedagogy input, as well as visiting TF participants in school and providing ongoing support and development across the two years of the PGDE programme. The impact of this support is to develop participants into outstanding Maths teachers. The post will also require you to work effectively alongside BSU team members as well as Teach First colleagues and school leaders to provide comprehensive and coherent support for the participants.

The role will involve setting and marking masters level assignments and a continued commitment to scholarly activity and research.

About you (requirements)

We are looking for an individual who is a Mathematics Secondary Specialist, has proven teaching excellence and experience in supporting the development of trainees or recently qualified teachers. You should have experience of leading continued professional development activity, with a good knowledge of pedagogy and academic practices. We are looking for a strong communicator who is able to work flexibly across partnerships and with a wide variety of individuals. This may be working at a local level or with partner universities at a national level.

You should be postgraduate educated, have a doctoral qualification or have a commitment to pursuing doctoral study

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Wendy Hanrahan, Programme Leader (Teach First PGDE), at w.hanrahan@bathspa.ac.uk.

How to apply

For further information or to apply on-line please visit jobs.bathspa.ac.uk.   Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed.  Any queries regarding the application process or our website should be emailed to hrcontact@bathspa.ac.uk.

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff.  These include a nursery, childcare vouchers, pension scheme, flexible working practices, an employee assistance programme, and family-friendly policies

We would particularly welcome applications from BME candidates as we are currently under-represented at this level