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Specialist Maths Support Tutor (Part time, permanent 0.28 FTE)

Learner Support

Location:  Newport, Shropshire TF10 8NB
Salary:  £32,348 to £35,333 per annum on a pro rata basis
The point of entry will be dependent upon relevant qualifications and experience
Post Type:  Full Time Term Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 24 August 2022
Reference:  JH-864

Working within the Academic Guidance Team, the postholder will provide specialist maths and statistics support, with a focus on the first two years of study to help students improve their skill set to succeed in a higher education environment. In addition, the post holder will also support students to develop their academic skills in line with the wider work of the Academic Guidance Team.

You must be qualified to at least honours degree level (Mathematics or related subject) with experience of teaching and/or providing student maths and statistics support, preferably with in an FE or HE setting. You will also need to be prepared to work flexible hours and be able to develop highly effective working relationships with staff and students.

The routine working week is 2 days (working days TBC) with 45 hours to use flexibly to meet peak demands outside of working weeks. Occasional weekend work will be required and hours will be in additional to the routine working week.

Working pattern: 2 days per week over 29 teaching weeks (weeks 1-25 and 3 weeks prior to the start of term) with 45 hours to use flexibly to meet peak demands outside these 29 weeks and during the reassessment window. 

If you have any queries or questions or for an informal discussion please contact Jane Hill, Head of Learner Support on jhill@harper-adams.ac.uk

For further information about the University or to see full job description, please visit our website at www.harper-adams.ac.uk


Application Procedure:


All applications should be completed and submitted using the Harper Adams e-Recruitment programme at http://jobs.harper-adams.ac.uk  to be completed no later than midnight on 24 August 2022


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Harper Adams University is one of the premier UK Higher Education institutions focused on the land-based and food supply chain sector. With around 2,800 undergraduate students, plus those completing postgraduate, research and CPD programmes, Harper Adams University is the UK's largest single provider of higher education for these subjects.  Programmes fall into eleven broad subject areas – but none operate in isolation. Community and collaboration are key at Harper Adams, meaning everyone, including staff, students and industry partners, benefits from a close network of knowledge and opportunity exchange. Situated in Shropshire, the campus and the surrounding area provide an excellent working and living environment for staff and students alike.

Harper Adams is consistently positioned highly in a range of national ratings, performance measures and league tables. The University has been the highest performing modern university in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide for the last four years, climbing to 17th place in the overall league table. In the 2020 guide Harper Adams was named Modern University of the Year and runner-up University of the Year. In the 2019 Whatuni? Student Choice Awards, based on student reviews, Harper Adams won the Student Support category for the fifth time – the only university to have taken the title since the awards began - and won the category for best job prospects for a fourth year running. In the 2020 QS World Rankings for Agriculture and Forestry published in March 2020, Harper Adams was ranked first in the UK for academic reputation and second in the world for its reputation with employers.


Applied research is at the heart of the university’s activity, with the work of a thriving academic community underpinning both teaching and work with the industries allied to Harper. The 2014 Government Research Excellence Framework rated all of the university’s research as “of international quality”, and more than half was deemed “world leading” or “internationally excellent”.
 


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