Centre Lead - Centre for Excellence in Maths (Fixed-term until March 2023)

Location
Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset
School
Weston College
Hours
Full Time
Salary
£44,850.00 per annum.
Posted
24th September 2021
Start Date
As soon as possible
Expires
21st October 2021 11:59 PM
Contract Term
Fixed term contract
Job ID
1178482
Job Reference
WREQ2930
Start Date
As soon as possible
  • Contract Type :Fixed term contract
  • Contract Length: Fixed-term until March 2023
  • Job ID: 1178482

The post-holder will lead the Centre for Excellence in Maths ensuring that it delivers against an action plan and a set of agreed performance criteria validated by the Education Training Foundation (ETF) and Department of Education. Working with a network of 15 further education providers the postholder will develop and co-ordinate research, CPD and best practice in teaching maths to students with low prior attainment.

The role will be responsible for driving innovation and improvement within the Weston College maths delivery team and project manage wider initiatives driven by the Centre for Excellence programme including national research trials and improvement methodologies such as the Whole College Approach.

The role will be based within the English and maths directorate at the College but report to the Deputy Principal for Curriculum, Quality and Student Experience. The person appointed will be part of the senior management team at the college.

The successful postholder will qualified to level 5 or above in maths or a maths related subject and hold a full teaching qualification. They will have successful teaching experience within maths and detailed knowledge of maths pedagogy. Experience of managing projects and building effective external partnerships are other key attributes necessary for the role.

Please note, previous applicants need not apply.

This is an exciting time to join Weston College. The College is Ofsted 'Outstanding'; its Higher Education provision is graded 'Gold' by TEF, and Weston College has recently won the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, one of only two Further Education colleges in the country to be awarded this prestigious honour. Furthermore, the College is an Investors in People 'Champion' and has been awarded 'Platinum' by Investors in People, which demonstrates our commitment to invest in our staff to improve performance.

Weston College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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Safeguarding Statement:

Weston College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced CRB check.