Maths for Social Science Tutor

London (Greater) (GB)
Jul 30, 2021
End of advertisement period
Aug 15, 2021
Contract Type
Part Time

Maths for Social Science Tutor

Job ID: 028627

Salary: £38,304 - £45,026 per annum pro rata, including London Weighting Allowance

Posted: 27-Jul-2021

Closing date: 15-Aug-2021

Business unit: King's Foundations

Department: King's Foundations Contact details: Head of Foundation Programmes Nick Pearce: ,

Strand Campus   Academic and teaching    

Job description
We are looking for an experienced maths tutor to teach on the Maths for Social Sciences module on the King’s International Foundation programme.  This module provides the foundations for studying a range of undergraduate programmes in the King’s Business School, and helps them become independent, critical and creative learners. 
You will have demonstrable experience in developing materials in a variety of media, and will be able to demonstrate interest and experience in integrating technology into teaching, as well as in online and/or blended approaches to teaching. 
You will be based at King’s Foundations (Bush House) and, like all members of the Department, may be required to work on any of the King's campuses or from home. 
Please note that this is a teaching focussed role. It is therefore essential that applicants have relevant teaching qualifications and teaching experience. 
This post will be offered on a permanent contract.
This is a part-time post – 60% full time equivalent.
Working 4 days a week for 35 weeks, and 1 day a week for 17 weeks of the year.

Key responsibilities

  • To teach on the Maths for Social Sciences module on the King’s International Foundation programmes both campus-based and online. You may also be asked teach on other modules depending on Centre needs and the skillsets of the successful candidate.
  • To input on the design and development of the Maths for Social Sciences module.
  • To play a key role in ensuring a high-quality student experience across the department. 
  • To contribute to departmental academic life and focus on the development of pedagogical excellence across programmes
  • To take on personal tutoring if required. 

The above list of responsibilities may not be exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.

Skills, knowledge and experience
Please address each criterion in your personal statement in order under separate headings 
Essential criteria
1.       Relevant postgraduate degree (completed or nearly completed) 
2.       Teaching qualification (such as a PGCE in the relevant subject area or the PG Cert in Academic Practice) 
3.       Relevant teaching experience, preferably on 1st year undergraduate or courses preparing students for undergraduate study, A-levels or the IB. 
4.       Experience of teaching blended/online courses. 
5.       Experience of high-quality, innovative materials design/development, preferably including materials for use in blended/online programmes. 
6.       Ability to work appropriately with students and staff from a wide range of backgrounds.
7.       Excellent standard of written and spoken English, with the ability to communicate effectively and succinctly. 
8.       Excellent IT skills (including the ability to use the full range of Microsoft Office tools) to support efficient and effective working practices. 
9.       Evidence of being able to manage a demanding workload to meet deadlines. 
10.   Evidence of being able to work autonomously, collaboratively and flexibly.
Desirable criteria
1.       PhD in a relevant field, completed or in progress
2.       Fellowship of the HEA 
Further information
Here at King’s we are passionate about the power that diversity has on everyday life and the world leading work that we do. We are working towards Athena Swann Silver, and proud Disability Confident Employers who would encourage anyone from an underrepresented background to apply and make our University even richer.