Role: Course Leader Lower Sixth A Level Maths

Duration: Permanent, full or part-time (80.95% to 100%)

Salary: The full-time equivalent salary for this post is up to £50,053 per annum (up to £48,516 main scale plus £1,537 off-scale payment for Course Leadership).

Closing date: 17/06/2024

With an exceptional reputation both locally and nationally, Reigate College focuses on excellent teaching, learning and support to make it one of the best sixth form colleges in the country. The College is a great place to work and study, with an active, inclusive and supportive community ethos at the heart of everything it does.

The Post

The College is seeking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and motivated teacher to join the highly successful Maths Department. The post is available from 1 September 2024 on a permanent, full or part-time basis (80.95% to 100%). The post would equally suit an experienced curriculum manager or someone looking for their first management responsibility.

All new members of staff receive mentors to help them settle into the College. This post provides an exciting opportunity for those wishing to specialise in sixth form education.

The Department

The Maths Department is located in the County Building in fully equipped classrooms. The team consists of twelve other teachers, who work closely in a collaborative style, contributing to central teaching resources.

The Department is led by a Head of Department, supported by Course Leaders for each of the qualifications offered. The Department meets once a week during the College’s dedicated Meeting Slot during the College day.

There are over 500 students studying A Level Maths, around 80 studying A Level Further Maths and approximately 120 resitting GCSE Maths.

The Department has an excellent record of outstanding student achievement, high quality provision and innovative curriculum development. Students regularly progress onto university courses for Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, Accounting, Economics and Medicine, in addition to highly competitive apprenticeships.

Courses

The Departments offer the following courses:

  • A Level Maths (Pearson Edexcel)
  • A Level Further Maths (Pearson Edexcel)
  • GCSE Maths resits for students who have not yet received a grade 4 or above (Pearson Edexcel)

The successful candidate will be expected to teach primarily on the A Level Maths course, but there may be opportunities to teach GCSE Maths if desired.

Course Leadership

There is currently a Course Leader vacancy for Lower Sixth A Level Maths. The successful applicant will be responsible for the planning and delivery of the Lower Sixth A Level Maths course, as well as the monitoring of student performance throughout the qualification.

Salary

The full-time equivalent salary for this post is up to £50,053 per annum (up to £48,516 main scale plus £1,537 off-scale payment for Course Leadership).

The contact time for a full-time teacher is 21 hours per week (20 hours teaching and 1 hour Tutor).

Applying

Full details and an application form can be downloaded from our website (www.reigate.ac.uk/job-vacancies) or found in the Supporting Documents section of this page. Applicants are asked to complete and return the application form to the Personnel Department by email to jobs@reigate.ac.uk as soon as possible, but no later than 9.00am on Monday 17 June 2024.

When completing their application, candidates are asked to indicate:

  • Why you are applying for the post
  • Particular strengths, experiences and interests that you would bring to this post
  • Evidence of your ability to work as part of a team in a flexible and professional manner
  • What you are able to bring to College life outside of your teaching commitment, including extra-curricular activities
  • What experience you have, if any, in planning curriculum, schemes of learning and course management
  • Which courses you have experience of delivering

Safeguarding

Reigate College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. These posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on successful applicants including an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please note that it is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. The college will carry out an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates in accordance with the Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023 guidance.

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