Advanced Teacher - Maths (Basildon College)

South Essex College, Southend-on-Sea
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Job Ref No. ECC0-80S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: £42,000 - £44,000
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 14/04/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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***To apply for this position, please do so by applying direcrlty on the South Essex College recruitment portal***

The opportunity we have:

We are seeking an enthusiastic and passionate Maths Teacher with high level technical abilities to contribute to innovating Maths delivery, and enable the College to become a centre of excellence. Reporting to the Quality Improvement & Education Managers you will be responsible for implement teaching strategies to enable students to develop skills in Maths and achieve high grades.

The successful applicant will be passionate about Maths and have the ability to inspire interest and curiosity in students and enable them develop either basic, intermediate or advanced skills in using mathematical calculations. They will inspire students to appreciate that maths is a part of everyday life and practical maths skills will be essential to have in their chosen careers and work environment. You will be responsible for teaching Maths to at least GCSE Level, A Level and potential Degree level and act as a role model and work with other teaching staff to develop their technical teaching skills.

Our students join us from a variety of education areas having had varying education experiences. These include, secondary education, home educated or through adult education where they have not achieved the basic level of a Grade C or Grade 4/5 Maths as a standard qualification. Some require Maths qualifications to progress to the next level of education whilst others require the qualification to enable them to progress in their work life or chosen career. Some may have no interest or have lost interest in the subject, but need the qualification. As part of their study programmes, it is essential they undertake their Maths qualifications and are seeking your expertise to help them to achieve their goals and career aspirations.

Please note, this role is based cross campus between our sites at Luckyn Lane and Stephenson Road (Basildon College).

As a minimum, candidates will ideally possess the following:

Candidates must have proven successful experience of teaching KS4/ KS5 and above with outstanding value added outcomes within public or private sector, alongside experience enabling students to achieve higher grades. A degree in Maths or closely associated subject (such as Physics) is essential, as well as UK Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

Benefits we offer:

  • 40 days annual leave
  • *College Additional leave over Christmas
  • Teachers Pension - Enhanced
  • Discounted on site Hair and Beauty facilities
  • Free Eye test and contribution towards glasses for VDU users
  • Enhanced sick pay and family (subject to policy terms)
  • Free breakfast on campus (term time only)
  • Free On-site parking (subject to space/permits)
  • Wellbeing and health support
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flu Jabs

Other information:

Under the Health & Safety etc. at Work Act 1974 it is the responsibility of individual employees at every level to take care of their own health and safety at work and that of others who may be affected by their acts at work.

The College is committed to the safeguarding of all its students, staff and visitors and provides a safe physical environment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks

***To apply for this position, please do so by applying direcrlty on the South Essex College recruitment portal***

Information about the School

South Essex College is at the heart of community transformation, working with young people and local employers helping to make a difference. We are the largest provider of technical and vocational education and training for 16-18 year olds, adults and apprenticeship provision within Essex – and we are growing!

With over 1000 staff working across our 5 campus locations, there are plenty of exciting opportunities to choose from including Support, Management, Academic (Teaching and Teaching Support) and Specialist positions. Plus a range of support for industry professionals who are looking to get into teaching.

In return we offer competitive salaries and some amazing benefits......

  • Flexible working options
  • Holidays 30/35/40 days dependant on role type
  • Additional college closure efficiency days
  • Career development opportunities
  • Training opportunities for both academic and support staff
  • Free breakfast at all campuses during term time
  • Free Eye test and contribution towards glasses for VDU users
  • Enhanced sick pay and family (subject to policy terms)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flu Jabs

For more information and a full list of vacancies we have on offer, please visit our website and go to careers at South Essex College.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Sarah Barnes
Southend City Campus
Luker Road, Southend-on-Sea
Essex, SS1 1ND
Telephone: 0845 52 12345

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