Team Leader – Maths (0.2)
Fixed Term Contract until June 2022, Part Time (7.2 hours per week)
As a member of the Maths Management Team, the Team Leader will have collective responsibility for the implementation of the Maths Improvement Plans, as well as, contributing to College Objectives and Improvement Plans. The specific remit is to raise the achievement rates, including GCSE high grades, through focused work to develop staff performance.
As Team Leader, you will ensure high quality student learning in GCSE and Functional Skills lessons, including assisting the Curriculum Manager in carrying out learning walks. Teaching GCSE and lower-level qualifications, you will coordinate schemes of work, assessment schedules and student monitoring and ensure the effective and efficient use of resources allocated to the programmes.
We’re looking for an individual who is educated to Degree level or who holds relevant professional qualifications in an appropriate subject and who has excellent teaching skills in Maths, recognised as a good or better teacher. With high personal standards and expectations, you will have current knowledge of impending curriculum changes and the implications for teaching and learning strategies and have experience of successfully monitoring ‘at-risk’ learners to achieve or exceed their potential.
Experience of managing, supporting and developing staff is desirable, as is a track record of making sustained improvements.
A teaching qualification is not essential; however, we do ask that you are willing to achieve one in line with current regulations.
Closing date for the return of a complete online application is 15th August 2021
The benefits package includes generous annual leave of 37 days plus up to 7 additional days over Christmas/New Year as well as an additional 5 days Wellbeing leave to enhance employees’ physical and mental health. This leave is all in addition to Bank Holiday entitlement. There is an excellent pension scheme that receives a significant financial contribution from the employer (Teachers Pensions or Local Government Pension Scheme), subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training plus a salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme. The benefits package is to be pro-rata for part time staff.
South Thames Colleges group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.
The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do.
We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.
When you click on ‘Apply’, you will be forwarded to the application page which sits on a platform hosted by an external partner called Blue Octopus who support STCG throughout the recruitment process.