Teacher of Maths UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Job description

The Sheffield UTC Academy Trust provides a successful, dynamic education and is made up of two UTCs rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted. We opened our City Centre site in September 2013 specialising in Engineering and Creative & Digital Media and then expanded to open our second UTC on the exciting Olympic Legacy Park in Sheffield in September 2016 offering opportunities for students in Health Science, Computing and Sports Science.

We aim to deliver an outstanding STEM focused educational experience grounded in real, relevant workplace practice. Partnerships with world-class companies, schools, colleges and universities give our students a unique start to their future careers. We provide training today for the jobs of tomorrow. Our cutting-edge facilities and engagement with employers’ / university partners provides an exciting environment in which to teach and develop professionally.

You will work alongside the Curriculum Director and UTC staff to develop a centre of excellence focusing on Health Science / Sports Science and Computing. Central to this role is ensuring outstanding delivery of GCSE, AS & A2 Mathematics / Further Mathematics and Level 3 Core Mathematics as outlined in the offer on the UTC website. The new post-holder will benefit from developing links with the technical and other academic qualifications to explore mathematical aspects of Computing, Sport Science, Health and Science.

Essential educational requirements

A good/outstanding teacher who is qualified to professional/ degree level

Essential qualifications

Teaching qualification or equivalent

Essential skills and experience

Inclusive promoting a positive climate for learning by using clear boundaries, sanctions, praise and rewards
Flexible working practices demonstrating resilience, motivation and commitment to drive up standards of achievement.
Experience of teaching GCSE or L2 vocational classes to a high standard
Experience of teaching post-16 to a high standard
Acts as a role model to students
Commitment to regular and on-going professional development and training to establish outstanding classroom practice.
Highly creative with a passion for your subject and how it translates to the UTC Sheffield vision.
Effective team worker with a commitment to the UTC holistic delivery.
Commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of all pupils.
Resilience and the ability to manage in high pressured environments.
High levels of emotional intelligence.

About UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park

UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park is a University Technical College which opened in September 2016 on the Olympic Legacy Park site in north-east Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. The UTC is sponsored by The Sheffield College and Sheffield Hallam University, who also sponsor the UTC Sheffield which opened in 2013, Specialising in Computing, Health Sciences and Sport Science. Students can join in Y9 or Y12 to study a combination of GCSEs/A Levels and a technical specialism.

2 Old Hall Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S9 3TU
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