Maths Tutor

The Ridgeway School & Sixth Form College, Swindon, Wiltshire

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Physical education, Business studies
Working pattern
Full-time only
Unqualified Pay Scale 1 to Unqualified Pay Scale 3, £17,681 to £21,793 p/a

Job summary

About the opportunity:

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented Maths tutor to work with identified students to support them in achieving their full potential in Mathematics. It will involve working with students in small groups to support and maximise their progress in Mathematics, working alongside the Maths Team to plan and deliver lessons which support the work students are completing within their lessons.

The post will suit someone who has experience of delivering intervention strategies across the full ability range and is able to support the teaching of Mathematics to GCSE level.

The Ridgeway School & Sixth Form College is committed to ‘Inspiring learners for their future’. We are an ambitious 11-18 school with 1600 students, 200 of which are Sixth Form. The school lies just south of the M4 between junctions 15 & 16, and within easy travelling distance of Bath, Bristol and Reading. The Ridgeway School and Sixth Form College is part of The White Horse Federation Multi-Academy Trust.

We are looking for a tutor who can:

To contribute to raising standards of student attainment.
Plan, implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum in literacy for small groups of students.
Facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides small groups of students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.

The successful candidate will have:

A degree or higher level qualification in a relevant subject area
Experience with effective use of IT and new technologies to enhance teaching and learning
Previous experience of working with young adults/ children in an education setting
Good interpersonal skills with both adults and children
Have high expectations of students and deliver outstanding lessons and learning opportunities
An ability to work independently and be pro-active in all that you do.
The ability to prioritise own workload

Full details on this exciting opportunity can be located on the attached job description.

We Can Offer You:

A good school and a highly supportive Senior Leadership Team
An opportunity to develop your leadership skills with an eye towards further leadership.
A well-resourced, hard-working and supportive team.
Excellent care and support for all staff.
Comprehensive induction and on-going opportunities for Professional Development.
A positive and stimulating learning environment which values the contribution of all staff.
Enthusiastic students, willing to learn.

Why Work With Us:

The White Horse Federation (TWHF) is a not-for-profit multi-academy trust that supports and sponsors many primary, secondary and special schools across Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Swindon, Oxfordshire and Berkshire.

Its shared vision for excellence through partnership means it is also committed to keeping the best of what makes a local school great – in other words, the type of schools where TWHF colleagues would be proud to send their own children.

TWHF combines a relentless drive for academic excellence with a shared moral purpose and shared values, while ensuring that fun and happiness are a key attribute of each of its schools. TWHF believes that partnership-working with its schools, pupils and their parents, as well as the wider community, helps creates the best possible outcomes for all children.

TWHF empowers its colleagues through support, training and career opportunities to recruit and retain outstanding staff who are leaders in their field. That way TWHF can ensure that every student achieves their full potential, regardless of background, culture, heritage or ability.

The White Horse Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   If successful for this position you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before appointment is confirmed. References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview.

Employee benefits


We know that your role requires you to put a lot of time and effort into it and because of this we believe you should be rewarded. As a White Horse Federation employee you will have access to benefits listed below.

Some benefits are accessible by all staff irrespective of their contract type (T). Some are only eligible to permanent (P) employees following a successful probation period as noted:

Car Purchase scheme (P)
Reward Gateway discounts (P&T)
Cashback healthcare plan (P)
Discounted gym membership scheme (P&T)
Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme (P)
Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service (P&T)
Excellent Pension scheme (P&T)

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1586 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
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About The Ridgeway School & Sixth Form College

School location

Inverary Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN4 9DJ

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