GCSE Maths Lecturer

Job Reference: ML/04.2024

Salary: This is a full time role with a full-time equivalent salary of up to £ 32, 348 per annum depending on qualifications and experience.

Working Hours: 33  hours per week over 4 days, working one in four Fridays, 52 weeks per year.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Maths Lecturer to join our English and Maths department.

The purpose of the role is to demonstrate a high quality professional practice and provide quality teaching, learning and assessment at a variety of levels. To devise action plans and maintain appropriate records.….

The successful applicant must have:

  • Qualified teacher status – PGCE, Cert Ed, DET, DTTLS or equivalent; or a willingness to work towards a qualification.
  • Qualifications to teach a GCSE course, in Maths;
  • Experience in the delivery of GCSE’s
  • An understanding of the importance of diagnostic testing and initial assessments
  • Knowledge of writing lesson plans and schemes of work and assessing work
  • The ability to communicate effectively with others cross college and curriculum
  • The ability to work effectively in a team and with young people and adults
  • Experience being organised, efficient and flexible with good time management skills.
  • The ability to meet deadlines.

The roles main duties include:

  • Teaching, using an appropriate mix of traditional, e-learning and blended learning approaches on a range of courses within the curriculum area and across areas.
  • Taking responsibility for specific areas of work within the curriculum area including course leadership if required
  • Supporting the college and the team in preparation for the Education Inspection Framework
  • Providing support and guidance to students
  • Operating as an effective member of relevant course teams and to work closely with other areas.
  • Carrying out administrative duties associated with teaching, including maintenance of registers, schemes of work, assessments, reports, course records and course evaluations to a satisfactory standard and within established deadlines.
  • Ensuring safe working practices are observed by yourself and others (including students) for whom you are responsible.
  • Providing such returns or reports as required by the Curriculum Manager or College
  • Assisting in the recruitment of students, including interviewing and enrolments
  • Assisting in the marketing of the College provision through attendance at Careers Conventions, Open Days and other promotional events.
  • Assisting in the development of curriculum support materials
  • Assisting with programmes of work and/or industrial and commercial liaison, including the organisation and monitoring of work experience placements.  To assist with the enrolment process, including initial and diagnostic assessments to support the students’ progression.
  • Supporting the improvement of High Grades within the area of GCSE
  • Supporting the improvement of Pass Rates for FS
  • Participating with SAR
  • Ensuring the principles of equality and diversity are upheld.

This role requires you to engage in regulatory activity in the FE sector. The full definition of regulatory activity is set out in the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 as amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012. Regulated activity includes teaching, instructing, caring for or supervising children if the person is unsupervised.

Fancy a 4-day working week*?

Grantham College operate a 4-day working week. Staff benefit from a reduction in working hours with full pay. You will work core hours (based on a full-time equivalent contract) of Monday to Thursday, working a Friday morning once a month. 

Grantham College experience positive benefits from the 4-day week, including improvement to staff wellbeing and morale. We have also seen benefits in terms of reduced staff turnover leading to greater consistency of performance for our students and apprentices. The number of staff sickness absence days has reduced alongside the energy usage for the college and therefore its carbon emissions. We have also seen improvements in key quality indicators such as student attendance and retention and we are confident this will feed through into improved achievement rates and more positive outcomes for our students.

What we offer you in return:

  • An excellent pension scheme :
    • Teachers’ Pension: Employer Contribution 23.68%
  • A continued professional development programme of up to £750 per academic year
  • In addition to the 8 Bank Holidays a year, a generous annual leave allowance of:
    • 7.4 Weeks for Academic employees,
  • Generous occupational sick pay scheme after one years service
  • Family friendly policies, including up to 5 paid occasions for time off for dependants within a 12 month period, after the first year of service
  • Up to Five college closure days in December in addition to annual leave

The closing date for all applications will be Sunday 19 May 2024.

Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive we will only be able to contact candidates who have been selected for interview. You are welcome to download a full application pack and return your completed application to hrapplications@grantham.ac.uk  
Please note that we do not accept CV’s by way of application or online application via other websites, you must complete a Grantham College application form. Grantham College are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. All employment offers are subject to a self-funded satisfactory enhanced DBS check. The successful applicant will have a deduction of £44 taken from payroll. We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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