Lecturer in Maths Support
De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a strong focus on delivering quality teaching and learning and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience. As a culturally rich university with a deep commitment to the public good, the DMU community strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive.The University prides itself as being a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation
Faculty / Directorate
The Maths Learning Centre is situated within Learning Services based in the Directorate of Library and Learning Services. Learning Services is a lively, enthusiastic and supportive team who have achieved a national reputation for the quality and range of their work with learners and welcome new colleagues to support continuing demand for our work and wider contribution to DMU.
We are seeking an enthusiastic, confident and proactive individual to provide maths support to our students. The post holder will provide one to one teaching to undergraduate, postgraduate and research students; deliver workshops on a range of mathematical topics; and develop learning and teaching resources, including video tutorials and online materials. The work will involve collaboration with faculty staff to develop and embed maths within the curriculum to enhance student retention, satisfaction and success. We are currently teaching in a blended format, therefore, there will be a requirement to work on Campus in Leicester. This ‘face to face’ availability of the service extends to early evening and occasional weekend provision. The post holder will be joining the team at an important stage of growth and development and we are seeking an individual who has the energy, initiative and ability to promote and expand our service. For further information on the work of the ( Maths Learning Centre) MLC team, please see: http://libguides.library.dmu.ac.uk/mlc.
The successful candidate will have an undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Mathematics, with the ability and knowledge to support and teach maths across a broad range of courses across the University. Along with having a teaching qualification and relevant post-16 maths teaching experience, the candidate must have a genuine desire for helping others to learn, a passion to work with diverse groups of HE learners and a willingness to work as part of a team. The post is available for an immediate start, however for the ideal candidate we are willing to accommodate a longer notice period. Interview date : 9th September 2021
You will benefit from access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme scheme; 35 days annual leave plus concessionary days and Bank Holidays; career progression; employee perks that include up to 8.5 per cent off grocery shopping at Sainsbury's, Tesco, ASDA, Waitrose and M&S or at least up to 10% off package holidays through travel club; NUS discount card; free and confidential access to the Employee Assistance confidential Helpline who provide support on a range of lifestyle issues; discounted gym membership; free library memberships and the cycle to work scheme.