Advanced Mathematics Support Programme Area Coordinator
This post is part time working 22.2 hours per week, temporary until 30th April 2021
The University of Wolverhampton is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic educational professional with substantial experience of teaching A Level Mathematics, Further Mathematics and/or Core Maths to take on the part-time (3 days per week) role of Advanced Mathematics Support Programme Area Co-ordinator for the West Midlands region. This post is part of the national Advanced Mathematics Support Programme, AMSP.
You will play a key role in the operation of the AMSP working as part of a team of Area Coordinators across the West Midlands region. You will be responsible for the effective management of support for schools and colleges in improving the teaching and learning of level 3 mathematics, in order to increase student participation in your area.
This work includes:
- organising activities and events to promote level 3 mathematics to students in Key Stage 4
- organising tuition for students of Further Mathematics, when schools and colleges are unable to provide it directly themselves
- organising professional development for teachers of GCSE, A level Maths and Further Maths, and Core Maths
- advising and supporting schools and colleges with developing their level 3 mathematics provision
- coordinating support for students preparing for university mathematics entrance examinations
- liaising with Maths Hubs and other stakeholders to improve level 3 mathematics in your area
You will have substantial experience of teaching Core Maths and/or A level Mathematics and Further Mathematics, outstanding organisational and project coordination 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 starting date is 1st July 2020 or as soon as possible after this date. The post is offered for a fixed term until 30th April 2021 in the first instance. The University of Wolverhampton is a Partner Institution for The Advanced Mathematics Support Programme, which is a government funded project managed by Mathematics for Education and Industry (MEI). The successful applicant would be employed by the University of Wolverhampton. This post involves working with children, hence all offers of employment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, as well as other appropriate clearances.
The University of Wolverhampton values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.