Further Mathematics Area Coordinator (Part-time, Fixed Term) (UN2208)

The University of Northampton

Location: Park Campus

Part time - 0.6FTE, Fixed term until september 2017

The University of Northampton is seeking to appoint a part time, fixed term academic post of Further Mathematics Support Programme Area Co-ordinator.

You will play a key role in the operation of the Further Mathematics Support Programme in the East Midlands region. You will work as a part of a team of 4 Area Coordinators across the region. You will be responsible for the effective management of support for schools and colleges in the teaching and learning of A level Mathematics and Further Mathematics in your area.

The post will be located in the Faculty of Education & Humanities, Division of Teacher Education at Park Campus. Initial Teacher Training has been established for over forty years and includes undergraduate, postgraduate and School Direct programmes in primary, early years, secondary and post-compulsory. The Facultys ITT Ofsted grades have been consistently high across the last decade; the most recent Ofsted inspection of UG/PG provision was grade 2 ‘Good’. The Faculty's Primary and Early Years ITT programmes have achieved national recognition in recent years for high retention, employment and trainee satisfaction rates, including high NQT satisfaction rates for the training of early reading, phonics, and mathematics. The Faculty of Education & Humanities has an excellent reputation for its range of courses and is committed to continually improving the learning, teaching and assessment opportunities for students.

You will be an expert mathematics educator with a first degree in mathematics or equivalent and extensive experience of teaching mathematics at A-level. Ideally you will also have experience of training teachers. You will be well organised and able to work effectively and flexibly, both independently and as part of a team. You will be confident and adaptable in your use of technology. You will have excellent communication skills

The post requires effective liaison with the other Area Coordinators in your region, your FMSP Regional Manager, the FMSP administration team, the universities and the schools, colleges and other relevant organisations in your area. Therefore, the post holder will need to be able to travel freely. This post will involve some evening work and spending some time away from the office outside of normal office hours including some weekends. Expenses are paid at an agreed rate.

The Vice Chancellor or Executive Dean of School may request of the appointee any reasonable duties within the University, including evening and weekend activities.

Interviews to be held on 17 November 2016.

This is an exciting time to join our University as we prepare to relocate to a new state of the art, vibrant, town centre campus in 2018. We are looking to recruit individuals who share our passion for innovation, creativity and social impact and who will play a key role as we realise our ambition of TRANSFORMING LIVES + INSPIRING CHANGE.

We are an AshokaU accredited Changemaker University that believes in providing students and staff with the opportunity to change their world for the better.

All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

The University of Northampton as an employer strives to achieve diversity among its staff which reflects the communities it serves.

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