Advanced Mathematics Support Programme Area Coordinator
This post is part time working 22.2 hours per week, temporary until 31st July 2022
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 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.
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As part of our commitment to ensure the diversity of staff body reflects the diversity of the student and local communities we serve, we particularly welcome applications from candidates of Black, Asian, or Ethnic Minority heritage, and candidates who are Disabled (including people who whilst not self-defining as disabled do encounter challenges due to a society that disables them by lack of inclusivity).
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