Job Description

Job Location

Hook, UK

Type of Job


Salary / Rate


Job Ref:


Maths Teacher

Our client Based in Hook, Hampshire are currently looking to recruit a Qualified Tutor / Teacher to join their growing team, to support those young people who have been most disadvantaged by Covid by delivering a personalised and bespoke curriculum designed around the needs of the young person.

Do you want to make a difference, have the empathy, care and patience to help young people to learn and gain qualifications? Can you help support young people with their mental health and wellbeing?

Do you want to work somewhere where your mental health is also cared for and valued and, as a Teacher, have your evenings and weekends free for a healthy work / life balance?

We are looking for an empathetic and kind person who is passionate and motivated by teaching. We provide our learners with a small and nurturing learning environment that emphasises progress and personal development on their own terms, rather than focusing on externally driven targets and enforced progress.

Teaching and learning

  • Teach an engaging and enriching Maths      curriculums across a range of abilities across years 7-11.

  • Teach on a 1:1 basis, or with small groups of      learners, working with approximately 30 learners each year.

  • Ensure that all lessons are planned with clear      aims and objectives.

Engage and encourage learners to participate in learning.

  • To encourage and foster intellectual      curiosity.

  • Meets the learning needs of students and      support the early identification of any previously unidentified areas.

  • Differentiate tasks and strategies to provide      bespoke support for a variety of needs.

  • Support learners to progress towards personal      and academic goals and targets.

  • To check that all subject matter is      effectively communicated and understood by all learners

  • To set appropriate learning tasks and      challenges and ensure that it is regularly marked with constructive      feedback.

  • Encourage all learners to be actively engaged      in their own learning and in reviewing their progress against targets.

  • Further Teaching and learning (TLR)      development opportunities and responsibilities for the right candidate.

  • Wellbeing and other areas

  • Develop positive relationships with learners      in order to support their needs.

  • Work as part of a team to incorporate agreed      strategies in supporting mental health and

  • SEND and meeting the individual needs of      learners.

  • Maintain registers, evaluations, academic and      SEMH progress monitoring (and other records as necessary).

  • Attend all session briefings and meetings with      Head/Assistant Head and staff to keep up to date with individual learner      progress.

  • Attend all safeguarding and child protection      training and be aware of procedures at all times.

  • To keep work and learning areas clean and      tidy.

  • Adhere to policies.

Who we’re looking for

  • Experience and knowledge

  • Qualified teacher, Level 4 or 5 in Education      and Training

  • Experience teaching learners with SEN, such as      SEMH and ASC

  • Experience of applying safeguarding and child      protection policies and procedures and

  • promoting the welfare of children

  • Experience embedding research in education,      mental health and young people in teaching

  • Awareness of factors impacting on and issues      facing vulnerable children and young people

  • and families (e.g. disadvantage, poverty,      SEND, mental health)

  • Knowledge and/or experience of supporting      mental health and other complex needs (e.g.

  • depression, anxiety, self-harm)

  • Knowledge and/or experience of teaching SEND      learners (e.g. SEMH, ASC)

  • Knowledge of learning strategies and behaviour      management and experience in planning and

  • implementing

  • Skills and abilities

  • Ability to listen to and communicate      effectively with children and young people

  • Ability to build trusting relationships with      young people conducive to a learning environment

  • Ensuring outstanding outcomes for learners

  • Motivating and engaging learners

  • Working collaboratively within a knowledgeable      and supportive teaching community

Why work for us?

  • The chance to be part of an educational      community that is built with its foundations in mental

  • health and wellbeing

  • An approachable leadership team that      prioritises staff wellbeing by providing 1-1 supervision

  • and support for all staff

  • The opportunity to be part of a close-knit and      supportive community of teachers, tutors and

  • mental health specialists

  • Extensive opportunities for professional development

  • Awarded a Carnegie Gold Award for our      commitment to mental health and wellbeing for our

  • staff and learners

  • A commitment to a healthy work/life balance as      part of our Mental Health Strategy and

  • ensuring work does not need to be completed at      home or on weekends

  • Enabling teachers and tutors to focus on      teaching, planning and relationship building with

  • learners to enable them to progress      academically, socially and emotionally.

  • Offering flexibility and adaptability

Additional information

  • To undertake other duties as reasonably deemed      appropriate by the Head

  • Learning Centre

  • This document will form the focus for      Performance Management and will be integral in any

  • subsequent review

  • Our client  is committed to safeguarding children and      promoting the welfare of

  • children and young people/vulnerable adults      and expects all employees, workers and

  • volunteers to share this commitment. We will      ensure all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this      commitment.

  • The post holder is responsible for ensuring      that all  child protection policies      are adhered to and concerns are raised in accordance with these policies.

  • This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.      As with all posts, the successful applicant will

  • be required to provide proof of their right to      work in the UK and, if they have lived abroad,

  • Overseas police clearance/s will need to be      sought.

Job characteristics

  • Term-time only

  • Working with young people aged 11 years +

  • Working with young people with special      educational needs

  • Working with young people with mental health      needs

  • Display Screen Equipment

  • Laptop

  • Transport

· You must be able to meet travel requirements of the post

Interested in this job? Call us on: 0118 981 1110