Luminate Education Group

Teacher, Maths (LCC2724)

Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
SO1 Commencing at £26,881.15 with progression to £29,369.79 PA
Posted
10 Jun 2021
Closes
23 Jun 2021
Ref
LCC2724
Subject Area
Mathematics
Job Level
Teacher
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

** COVID-19 INFORMATION: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic you may experience some delays during the recruitment process. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. **

Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC) and White Rose Academies Trust (WRAT) Luminate Education Group is one of the fastest improving and most innovative education groups in the country. 

WHAT WE DO 

We are situated in the brand new Campus of Quarry Hill and work within the School of Social Sciences. The Maths teacher role is based mainly in the school of Childhood studies and will be teaching and supporting learners with their Maths GCSE who are on a childcare qualification. The role will be mainly focused on the delivery of GCSE Maths and they will work closely with the vocational staff to provide support to the learners. The ideal candidate will be an experienced teacher with a passion for their curriculum area and have knowledge of the current GCSE syllabus.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Plan, prepare and develop effective schemes of work, lesson plans, teaching and learning resources including the development of on-line learning resources for identified modules.
  • Deliver inspiring sessions across the curriculum using a wide range of teaching methods for identified modules.
  • Develop and employ effective assessment activities for identified modules.
  • Assess student work, provide constructive and timely feedback to motivate and inspire the learner to improve and record learners’ progress for identified modules.
  • Create SMART targets, record and monitor progress against them. Implement positive interventions where needed, for students undertaking identified modules.
  • Apply theoretical understanding of effective practice in teaching, learning and assessment drawing on research and other evidence.
  • Consider and employ the most effective delivery methods, included blended learning and technology enhanced learning.
  • Carry out internal verification duties in line with quality assurance processes.
  • Undertake review processes to develop and improve identified course(s).
  • Implement evidence-based strategies to ensure high levels of retention, achievement, success and attendance for identified cohorts.
  • Develop and strengthen relationships with learners and provide support to ensure successful outcomes.
  • Contribute to the marketing of courses, learner IAG and enrolment processes.
  • Participate in student recruitment activities, including interviews and open evenings.
  • Maintain and actively engage in quality and professional standards.
  • Participate, as appropriate, in the College’s examination process.
  • Ensure that effective Induction programmes are delivered for learners.

YOUR PROFILE 

  • Holds a L5 Teaching Qualification (e.g. Cert Ed, PGCE)
  • Relevant highest level vocational qualification or degree in teaching subject.
  • English and Maths at Level 2 or above and a willingness to improve in one or both disciplines to level 3 or above.
  • Relevant up to date subject knowledge and recent delivery in the Further Education or school sector.
  • Holds Assessor/IV Award or willingness to work towards within 2 years.
  • Recent teaching delivery in relevant subject areas (PGCE teaching placements/experience would also qualify here) which demonstrates active learning and differentiated teaching styles.
  • Experience of positively managing student progression, advice and guidance in a school or Further Education setting.
  • Experience of setting appropriate SMART targets to ensure progression of learners.
  • Knowledge of current teaching practices and experience of utilising a range of teaching practices to enhance learner journey and progression.
  • Experience of undertaking internal verification and moderation activities.
  • Ability to plan and deliver quality teaching across identified modules.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate learners to achieve their optimum.
  • Exceptional verbal /written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible towards the requirements of different learner needs.
  • IT literate including knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets and databases i.e. Microsoft Word, Access and Excel and Google platforms.
  • Ability to provide productive insight into the review process and development of identified courses.
  • Commitment to the College’s support and promotion of Equality and Diversity.
  • Committed to child protection and the promotion of a safe environment for children and young people to learn in.
  • Commitment and awareness to the Prevent agenda.
  • Commitment to professional standards.
  • Commitment to restorative practice approaches.

A LITTLE BIT ABOUT LEEDS CITY COLLEGE

Leeds City College is part of the Luminate Education Group, and is one of the UK’s largest FE establishments with around 1,440 employees and over 22,560 students. We offer a curriculum as diverse as our students within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment. Our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions. 

BENEFITS & REWARDS 

We have a range of excellent benefits and rewards at Leeds City College, including:

  • Annual leave entitlement starting from 27 days + 8 bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary college closure days at Christmas

  • Excellent pension schemes with the West Yorkshire Pension Fund and the Teachers’ Pension

  • Discounted travel cards for those who regularly use public transport across the region with Northern Rail and Metro

  • Exceptional learning and development opportunities for all of our staff

SAFEGUARDING 

Luminate Education Group is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

All successful applicants are required to complete all mandatory pre-employment checks, including:

  • Proof of right to work in the UK

  • Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check

  • Children’s barred list check (we may also check the adult barred list if the role involves working with vulnerable adults)

  • Two professional references 

  • Fitness to work, this is conducted by our occupational health partners, NHS Airedale 

  • Section 128 check for all staff entering management roles

  • Prohibition check for all staff entering teaching related roles

Please Note: All successful applicants who have lived or travelled overseas for three months or more in the past five years will be required to undertake an overseas check as part of the pre-employment checks.

More information on overseas checks can be found on the government website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/criminal-records-checks-for-overseas-applicants 

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.

RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK

The UK Government introduced a new points based immigration system on 1 January 2021. You can read about the new immigration routes on the Gov.UK website here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/new-immigration-system-what-you-need-to-know#visa-application-process 

Many of the new routes require sponsorship from an employer. Luminate Education Group is not a licenced sponsor. We are unable to employ anyone without current, and appropriate right to work in the UK.  

If you are an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen and you were resident in the UK on or before 31 December 2020, you have until 30 June 2021 to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme, you can continue to prove your right to work in the UK with your passport and identity card up until 30 June 2021. 

There is no change to immigration and right to work for British and Irish Citizens. 

EQUALITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community, all candidates will be treated fairly irrespective of race, gender or gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, religion and belief or age.

WANT TO FIND OUT MORE?

For more information about the role please contact:

Louise Blunt   louise.blunt@leedscitycollege.ac.uk

We cannot accept CVs as part of the application process. 

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to every applicant. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. 

INFORMATION FOR RECRUITMENT AGENCIES 

Luminate Education Group vacancies generate a lot of interest and we receive many calls and emails from recruitment agencies. Although we do appreciate the interest you have shown in Luminate Education Group, our policy is to recruit candidates directly wherever possible. We therefore do not accept any cold calls, speculative emails or CVs from agencies. Speculative emails and CVs will be deleted unread. 

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