Teacher of Mathematics, Stourbridge

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

King Edward VI College StourbridgeStourbridge

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £23,396 – 38,748 per annum pro rata depending on experience
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


King Edward VI College are currently recruiting for 2 part -time, fixed term posts, one of which is to cover maternity leave, due to start in January 2020 until around December 2020.  This is an excellent opportunity for a teacher with enthusiasm and drive who wishes to work in a strongly academic sixth form college, which is committed to lively, student-centred teaching and a concern for meeting the needs of individual students. 

Applications will be welcomed from well-qualified graduates, wishing to begin their teaching career by specialising in sixth form teaching. Newly qualified teachers are able to acquire Qualified Teacher Status at sixth form colleges and the college arranges for the necessary pre-16 teaching experience at one of our partner 11-16 schools. For experienced teachers, post-16 experience in sixth form, tertiary or general FE colleges and maintained or independent schools will be equally relevant. Although a postgraduate teaching qualification is preferred, applicants without such a qualification are also encouraged to apply. The college is fully committed to supporting all members of staff through staff development and in-service training.

The opportunity has arisen to join our large and flourishing Mathematics department. There are currently over 800 students studying Mathematical subjects at King Edward VI, including Mathematics, Further Maths, Statistics, Core Maths and GCSE. These students are taught by ten teachers, mostly full-time, who generally teach Mathematics with one other mathematical based subject alongside it. 

Colleagues within the department strive to work collaboratively, ensuring that a wide range of resources are available centrally to both help manage workload and ensure consistency for students. Staff have successfully implemented strategies to encourage students to be independent learners with a strong emphasis on self and peer assessment, which is monitored by members of the department. The post holder will be a part of a successful and experienced team, ensuring that both NQTs and experienced colleagues have access to appropriate support.

Mathematics at King Edward's follows the AQA specification and Statistics the Pearson specification. In addition to timetabled lessons, a full time workshop coordinator supports students in additional workshops to assist student progress, as well as offering some individual 1-1 support where applicable. 

Students of Mathematical based subjects are taught in a purpose build Maths building and the department embrace technology in their teaching throughout the courses offered. The majority of our students choose to attend university after their time at college, with many studying courses in Mathematics and Engineering.

Further details may be obtained from the college:  telephone: 01384 398100, email: hr@kedst.ac.uk or via the college website: www.kedst.ac.uk

CVs cannot be accepted

Closing date for applications is midday Tuesday 15 October. 

It is anticipated interviews will take place on Tuesday 22 October. 

King Edward College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

The college celebrates diversity and aims to recruit as diverse a range of staff as possible

King Edward VI College Stourbridge

Lower High Street, Stourbridge DY8 1TD

More about King Edward VI College Stourbridge
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Address: Lower High Street, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 1TD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1384 398100
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