Maths Tutor, Brighton and Hove

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DV8 Sussex - Brighton CampusBrighton and Hove
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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £23-£24k pro-rata
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Dv8 Sussex is seeking a Maths tutor to teach Functional Skills Maths (E3 to L2) at our Brighton Centre. The Maths Tutor will deliver the Maths curriculum to L2 and L3 learners on vocational programmes.

Key Responsibilities

Teaching Learning and Assessment

  • Plan, deliver and assess Maths Functional Skills provision across vocational areas.
  • Ensure that all student pre-enrolment information and initial assessment information is used to plan for effective delivery and differentiation of learning.
  • Feed-into, and contribute to ILPs, student live files and 1-2-1 progress reviews to support Maths learning and evidence progress for every learner.
  • Ensure assessment of learning is on-going, effective and delivered as per the assessment plan on the Scheme of Work.
  • Support with basic administration with Functional Skills online testing.
  • Support vocational staff to ensure that Maths is embedded throughout the curriculum and that opportunities to embed literacy skills are built into all curricula.
  • Maintain accurate and timely records of learner attendance on Arbor register system.
  • Report to Curriculum Area Lead on a regular basis regarding learner progress and predicted achievement.

Curriculum Planning

  • Ensure all course delivery and assessment meets the criteria set out by awarding bodies and within ESFA study programme funding guidelines
  • Ensure that student profile information from the admissions process is used to develop and inform curriculum design, and the planning for learning.
  • Create a positive environment for learning and set high expectations for learners regarding attendance, punctuality, engagement and achievement.
  • Attend and play an active part in weekly Course Meetings. This is not an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities. The post holder will be expected to undertake other tasks and duties commensurate with the role.

Student Services

  • Liaise with parents and carers as and when required to support student achievement.
  • In collaboration with teaching teams, put in place clear action plans for students identified as at risk of non-achievement in Maths

Person Specification


  • Hold a formal teaching qualification at level 4 (CTLLS or equivalent) or above, or be willing to work towards a qualification.
  • Preferably hold a Degree level qualification (ideally in a related sector area)

Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience of teaching Maths Functional Skills
  • A demonstrable record of success in previous roles.
  • Up to date knowledge of the subject area, syllabus requirements and appropriate teaching techniques; an awareness of requirements of awarding bodies.
  • Knowledge and understanding of mechanisms for the identification, assessment and support of learner needs
  • Understanding of equality and diversity within the curriculum, barriers to learning and strategies to overcome these

Personal attributes and qualities

  • Good organisational and administrative skills
  • Good IT skills
  • The ability to work flexibly as part of a team.
  • The ability to make a contribution to the development of the curriculum and resources.
  • The suitability to work with children and young people.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A good work ethic with the ability to work under pressure, to be flexible, thorough and accurate.
  • A commitment to provide an outstanding and inspirational service to staff and students.
  • A commitment to Dv8’s core values, with particular focus on student success through high-quality teaching, learning and assessment.

More about DV8 Sussex - Brighton Campus
Address: 12 Queen Square, Brighton, BN1 3FD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 127 355 0432