About the Role
Plans and delivers a programme of tuition in GCSE maths ensuring all course documentation is in place and up to date
Inducts learners into the programme and ensures that Health and Safety, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, Safeguarding, Prevent and other KAE policies are implemented.
Assesses learners on entry, monitors and documents their progress
Negotiates learning objectives for each learner to build their individual learning plan and adapts the programme of work accordingly, ensuring differentiation.
You will be working as part of the maths department at Kingston Adult education.
Kingston Adult Education is rated by Ofsted as a ‘good’ adult education provider for over 3,500 learners and is on an exciting journey towards outstanding provision.
Our mission is to offer high quality learning and training opportunities to meet the needs of individuals and employers in Kingston and surrounding areas and to work alongside community partners to achieve this.
The role involves delivering two maths GCSE courses.
Both courses consists of two sessions per week: a classroom session on Tuesdays and an online session on Thursdays. The pattern reverses the following week with an online session on Tuesdays and a classroom session on Thursday. This means that you would not be teaching in a classroom setting in both the afternoon and evening.
Currently, the courses are planned for the following dates:
14/09/2021 (Tue) - 19/05/2022 (Thu) 12:00 - 14:30 (29 weeks)
14/09/2021 (Tue) - 19/05/2022 (Thu) 18:30 - 21:00 for (29 weeks)
There may be the potential for further work within the curriculum area.
The successful candidate will:
Hold a relevant teaching qualification at Level 3 or above
Have experience in teaching maths to adult learners, preferably experience teaching GCSE maths. Familiarity and experience with teaching Functional Skills maths at E3/L1/L2 is also a bonus
Be familiar with the GCSE maths curriculum (we are currently using Pearson Edexcel for these qualifications) and be able to deliver a programme of learning which gives all learners the best possible chance of passing their GCSE exams
Be able to teach GCSE classes of mixed ability and differentiate between Foundation and Higher papers in one group
Be able to teach in both classroom and online settings (we use Google Classroom and Google Meet to deliver online learning)
Demonstrate innovation and creativity
Demonstrate agility and adaptability in mindset and ways of working
Communicate clearly, confidently and appropriately with colleagues using the best methods of communication for the task
Question and challenge ways of working, with an understanding of the bigger picture in terms of the corporate context and external environment
Demonstrate commitment to own personal and professional development to meet the changing demands of the role
Be able to work successfully with key stakeholders within and outside of the Council
Actively engage in positive cross organisational communications and team working Assesses learners’ work regularly and marks classwork / homework where appropriate.
Provides constructive developmental feedback on work including spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPAG).
Our Offer To You
As an organisation that values and nurtures talent, we’re committed to helping you fulfil your potential and will offer you a supportive, friendly and collaborative environment to grow and develop your career and skills. We’re constantly striving to improve our ways of working so putting your ideas across however big or small; will be fully encouraged and supported by your colleagues and our dynamic and experienced management team.
In addition we offer a modern and flexible working environment for our staff supported by our IT infrastructure, Google Chromebooks and Google Apps, which have acted as a key enabler for collaborative and streamlined working. The COVID-19 pandemic has required us to be even more flexible in how we work and manage staff workloads, ensuring they have the correct equipment and resources to be able to maximise their talents and looking after their wellbeing.
Employees have access to a wide range of benefits, some of which include:
Generous annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays (pro-rata if part-time working hours apply)
Three volunteering days per year
Flexible and agile working arrangements
Comprehensive learning and development programme
Discounts on a range of local shops, restaurants, gyms and leisure centres
Interest free season ticket loans
Local Government Pension Scheme
Bicycle loan facilities and cycle to work scheme
Zip car scheme
Free eye tests and contribution towards glasses
Confidential wellbeing and counselling support
Subsidised gym membership
KAE is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and successful applicants will require a DBS Disclosure.
KAE positively welcomes applications from BME and registered disabled applicants as we are currently under-represented in these areas.