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Level 3 Mathematics Tutor - (Online Work)

Location

Blackpitts, Dublin 8Dublin

Company

iScoil

Date added

27/05/2020

Website

http://iscoil.ie

Job Description:

Mathematics QQI Level 3 Tutor - Role Description

iScoil, a registered charity, is an online school that offers learning opportunities and

accreditation to young people aged 13-16 years who are not in mainstream education. Students

are referred to iScoil from Tusla, the Education Welfare Service. Since 2009, with the support of

the Presentation Sisters, iScoil has been at the forefront in designing and implementing a range

of innovative learner-centred programmes informed by research and evidence-based good

practice.

We believe that with improved connectivity and learning tools, there is a real opportunity to

redesign approaches to learning. To date, iScoil has pioneered new approaches to digital

learning content, teaching approaches and assessment and the CEO and Board of Directors

are keen to continue this ethos of development into the future.

iScoil aims to:

● Engage young people in learning

● Build confidence and self-esteem

● Offer accreditation opportunities

● Support progression to further education and employment

iScoil is undergoing a period of significant growth and is seeking suitably qualified applicants to

join our team of tutors.

Please go to our website for more information: iScoil.ie

Primary Purpose

iScoil is recruiting a second maths tutor who will be responsible for the delivery of the iScoil QQI

Level 3 programme in Mathematics (3N0929). The Maths tutor will grade student work, create

content as required on the iScoil online platform, work with mentors to support students to

complete the course, prepare student portfolios for QQI accreditation and other duties as

required.

The aim of the Maths course is to provide students with a competency and a solid grounding in

written, numeric, and interpersonal skills. The course works to equip students with the

knowledge, skills, and competence to apply these skills to solve mathematical problems.

Students develop an understanding of mathematical applications in everyday life and develop

skills and confidence that allow them to deal competently with mathematical problems and

numeric challenges that they will encounter at home, in further education, and in the workplace.

Responsible to: iScoil Head of Learning

Key relationships with: CEO, Head of Learning, Programme Manager, Office Manager, iScoil

Tutors & Mentors, Head of Experience & Development

Role Specifications

● Deliver QQI Level 3 Maths course in line with QQI and iScoil guidelines

● Grade students work in a timely manner

● Provide feedback to support learning

● Develop relevant content for Maths course for online delivery, allowing for a range of

student needs, e.g. creation of videos to explain concepts or audio messages to give

direction

● Creation of tasks, assessment development, online gradebook maintenance, and overall

development of relevant structure for delivery of Maths course

● Prepare student portfolios and marking sheets for QQI accreditation

● Work with mentors and iScoil team to support students to complete the course

● Partake in summer development to update and maintain course quality and

effectiveness

● Other duties as required for the successful implementation of the Maths course

Person Specifications

 

Qualifications:

● Relevant third level subject-specific qualification in Maths

● Irish teaching council registered and qualified teacher

● 2+ years teaching experience

Desired Experience and Competencies:

● Subject matter expertise in Maths, with a strong focus on QQI Level 3

Mathematics/Functional Mathematics

● A keen understanding of QQI course requirements, with an understanding of

assessment processes

● Experience designing and developing courses for both classroom and online use

● Experience developing Maths content with a focus on students who may struggle to

engage

● Knowledge of educational disadvantage and the factors associated with early school

leaving

● Excellent technical skills and experience employing digital technologies in education

programmes

● Experience with Moodle and Salesforce an advantage

● Excellent communication, planning, time management, and organisational skills

● Excellent collaboration and teamwork skills with the ability to take initiative and work

independently

● Strong attention to detail and commitment to quality

● Commitment to the ethos and culture of iScoil

 

Terms and Conditions

Contract: The role is a 1-year contract with a time commitment of approximately 15 hours a

week during iScoil term times.

 

Location: This is a remote working role with initial induction training in our offices in Acorn

Centre, Blackpitts, Dublin 8.

 

Deadline for application: Friday 19th June at 5 pm, with interviews to take place the week

starting Monday 6th July

Term

Permanent / Full-time

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