We Are Hiring Maths Instructors

Are you passionate about helping students from disadvantaged backgrounds improve their maths attainment? Are you fired-up to support students who need to catch up with their maths learning following Covid-related disruptions? Would you like to work with a dynamic organisation with a proven track record in maths intervention?  

MathsMakers is looking to appoint instructors for our online tutorial programmes. Programmes will run during term time in the Autumn, Spring and Summer terms, from September 2022 to July 2023. All tutorials will be scheduled either after-school or on Saturdays.  The instructor position is on a freelance basis. MathsMakers offers £35 per hour. Programmes involve weekly 60-minute tutorials with students, plus 30 minutes for preparation and follow-up. Instructors are typically allocated at least 3 groups per week.

 

Other benefits:

  • Use of MathsMakers learning resources

  • Training and support from a MathsMakers manager to deliver engaging and effective online tutorials

  • Opportunity to work with a friendly and cohesive team of MathsMakers instructors.

Please be advised that as the position involves contact with children, a satisfactory disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be required as a condition of any offer.  

Below please find Job Description, Person Specification, and Application Form. If interested in applying, please email a completed Application Form to Helena Mullins (hmullins@mathsmakers.org). 

Applications accepted on a rolling basis. The final deadline for applications is Wednesday, July 13th, 5pm. Interviews will be scheduled on Friday July 15th and Monday July 18th.

What Do Our Instructors Say?

"It has been a pleasure to be part of the development of the new MathsMakers online programmes. A great deal of thought has gone into making the tutorials an engaging, interactive and valuable learning experience for students. Every effort has been made to ensure they have opportunities to contribute their ideas and answers, both directly and anonymously through polls. Students have become more confident and have commented favourably on their learning experience.

Incorporating short videos into the lessons has proved to be a really good idea. These add variety and provide effective, memorable visuals and animations. The instructor is able to pause to clarify, emphasise, ask questions, check understanding, praise, and share good answers. Also, students are attentive to video and this helps with engagement.

 

On the technical side, it has been a steep learning curve for us all. However, the support and guidance for MathsMakers instructors is excellent and I am looking forward to continuing being part of the team."

Gemma Garland, MathsMakers Instructor

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