Maths Tutor, London

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Big Creative AcademyLondon

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Start date: 13th August
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £23000
Contract term: Permanent

Big Creative Training (BCT) Job specification (Maths Tutor)

Big Creative Training is a well-established and expanding creative industry training provider with a long track record of delivering positive outcomes for learners. Our mission is to improve the lives of young people through high quality training and creative industry experiences. We have more than 300 young people per year going through our vocational training programmes including apprenticeships and they all take qualifications in maths and English. We have great industry links and work with over 100 creative sector employers and SMEs. We are looking for an outstanding Maths Tutor to join our team based in Walthamstow, East London. The successful candidate will have maths and English at GCSE grade “C” or above, and will be educated to degree level in a relevant area with evidence of outstanding practice in a similar setting.

Post Requirements

· The ability to work in a way that promotes the wellbeing of children and young people

· Outstanding approach to curriculum delivery using varied, trusted and emerging methods of learning in mathematics, including the ability to contextualise the mathematics to the learners vocational course 

· Plan and deliver exciting lessons that support learner retention, achievement and progression

· Model and encourage the highest standards from team and learners

· Track progress of learners and initiate support plans

· Contribute to learner one to one tutorials and individual learning plans

· Attend team meetings with colleagues using KPI data to track learner progress

· Work with parents and carers to support students and attend interview and parent’s evenings

· Ensure feedback and marking is completed in accordance of the department guidelines and supports learner progression

· Demonstrate experience of teaching mathematics GCSE and Functional Skills in a post 16 environment with proven results at national benchmark or above

· The ability to use ICT confidently and effectively within the classroom setting and to be able to use software required for MIS 

Desired qualities

· Experience of the Edexcel 9-1 GCSE curriculum

· Experience of working in the creative industries using an entrepreneurial approach (not essential)

· Extremely organised and able to manage own work load effectively and flexibly

· Highly motivated and driven to succeed in a competitive and rewarding environment

· Outstanding teaching and communication skills and experience of good / outstanding Ofsted 

· Positive, solution focused and proactive when managing and responding to data 

· Assertive and self-confident in management of the learning environment

· Kind, empathic and supportive but challenging when needed

· Committed and willing to “go the extra mile” to meet targets

· Ambitious – will not settle for less than outstanding standards of work and behaviour

Benefits of working for BCT

· Company pension scheme and healthcare cashback scheme

· Supportive, caring and developmental environment

· Creative and innovative approach to education

· Be part of a successful and expanding organisation

Salary and days of work

· This is a part time position of 28 hours a week including 16.5 hours teaching per week

· Salary is £23000 for a fully qualified teacher and £20700 for unqualified

· 8 weeks holiday inc bank holidays (to be taken in college holiday periods)

· Start date 13th August 2018

 How to apply

For an informal conversation about the role please call Elaine Smith on 07578 265 570.

Please complete the TES application form and additionally send a covering letter detailing how you meet each of the criteria above and explaining why you would like to work for BCT to by 5pm on 27th April 2018. 

To find out more about BCT and our approach to education please see 

Big Creative Training has been rated “good” by Ofsted in April 2017. You can read the full report here

“Leaders and staff successfully ignite young people’s enthusiasm for learning” (Ofsted)

BCT is an equal opportunities employer and positively welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding all learners enrolled on our programmes and appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory references being obtained, and an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check. 

Job location

More about Big Creative Academy
Phase: Further Education
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Address: Big Creative Education Campus, Clifton Avenue, Walthamstow, London, E17 6HL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 498 3300
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