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Tutor of GCSE Maths

Reference: SEP20232363
Expiry date: 2023-10-20 08:00:00.000
Location: Sim Balk Lane campus
Salary: £28,628.00 - £37,661.00 Pro Rata
Benefits: Please see attachment
Attachments: TutorJobDescription21-22.docx

Tutor of GCSE Maths

Ref: 2324/027

Hours: 14.8 hours per week (0.4 fte)

Salary: Up to £37,661 pro rata per annum (pay award pending), subject to experience and qualifications 

Plus generous benefits. These include: 

•    55 days annual leave per year pro rata (including bank holidays and efficiency closures) 
•    Generous Occupational Pension Scheme
•    Payment of 100% of your teacher training course fees if you do not have a recognised Level 5 teaching qualification (Cert Ed/PGCE) – worth up to £6,000 over 2 years

About the role
York College is seeking to appoint a Mathematics tutor to join the Foundation English and Maths team. You will be a dedicated and motivated professional with a passion for helping students improve their numeracy skills. You will also contribute to the delivery strategies to improve the delivery and quality of Mathematics teaching and learning for our 16-19 cohort.

About the person
You will be qualified up to at least Level 3 in Mathematics and a relevant degree qualification (or equivalent) would be desirable. In addition, you must possess a recognised Level 5/6 teaching qualification (PGCE/CertEd) or display a willingness to work towards achieving this.

You will be an enthusiastic, flexible and innovative teacher with experience of delivering Mathematics, preferably in a FE context. The ideal candidate will have experience of teaching the new 9-1 GCSE Mathematics specification and have taught GCSE Mathematics to a wide range of students. Excellent administration and interpersonal skills together with a commitment to working effectively as part of a team are also essential in this role. 

About the College
A college with an excellent track record for quality, we're amongst the top performers in the region.  We're one of the largest providers of A Level and vocational programmes for 16 to 19 year olds in the region. We also deliver a range of T Levels,Traineeships, Apprenticeships, degree level courses, working with over 1,000 employers, helping them to meet their current and future skills needs. 

We are proud of our excellent achievement rates for students at all levels, as well as our outstanding student progression into higher-level study and employment.

York College is proud to be part of a consortium of colleges and employers developing the Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology (IoT), designed to increase higher level technical skills for employers.

With a vibrant working environment, excellent transport links to the city centre and surrounding area, plus on-site parking, you will find York College to be fulfilling and supportive place to work. As a member of College staff you will have full use of the College facilities including free gym membership at the Athletic Suite, our brand new state of the art gym.
Please check out our website here: www.yorkcollege.ac.uk 

Want to know more? 
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Graham Baker, Head of Curriculum at gbaker@yorkcollege.ac.uk  / 01904 770439.

Important Notices

1.    The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 
The College is exempt from the provisions of the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974, by virtue of the fact that postholders have access to children and young people, and to vulnerable adults. 

In such circumstances, York College is legally entitled to ask applicants for details of all convictions, and cautions irrespective of whether they are ‘spent’ or ‘unspent’. This means that you must disclose all convictions and cautions in your application.     

2.    Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
We take the safety of our learners extremely seriously, and to ensure no unsuitable persons are employed, all successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check, regardless of the role they undertake. This is a regulated role (e.g. those roles providing teaching, training, instructing, advice and guidance, or supervision of children). As such it is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. 

3.    Online Search of Shortlisted Candidates
Please note we will undertake online searches of all shortlisted candidates, to identify any candidates who may give cause for concern in relation to learner safety.

Please note that we do not accept CV applications. If you are viewing this vacancy through any job board then please go to our website www.yorkcollege.ac.uk/job-vacancies and apply using our application form.

Most correspondence regarding vacancies will be sent via email, so please check your emails regularly for updates on your application. We would also advise to check your junk/spam folder as some emails may end up here depending on your mail provider settings.

Closing date: 20th October 2023 (9am)
Interviews: 7th November 2023

We are deeply committed to diversity and inclusion and wish to have a diverse workforce. We positively welcome applicants from all under-represented groups, including minority ethnic groups and those with disabilities. We are proud to be affiliated to the Black Leadership Group (BLG).

As an employer we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff.  York College has signed up to the ‘Mindful Employer’ charter for employers who are positive about mental health.  We are also a certified Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident is a government scheme designed to encourage employers to recruit and retain disabled people and those with health conditions.