GCSE Functional Skills Maths / English Qualified Teacher

BEP Appointments
21 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
GCSE & Functional Skills Maths / English Qualified Teacher

Job description and Person Specification


Business Education Partnership (UK) Ltd, known as BEP Group, is a registered Charity. Currently, we have three main areas of work: work experience for children agreed between 14 and 19; alternative education for children who have been partly or completely removed from mainstream school (or who are risk of becoming NEET); supporting the unemployed through the governments work programme.

Since November 2017, BEP Academy has become a registered Independent School.


Located at our Basildon and/or Romford training centres, you will be leading on the development and delivery of GCSE & Functional Skills Maths and English to young people aged 13-16.

You will be working alongside the Teaching and Learning Manager and a group of GCSE, Functional Skills and Practical Skills Tutors.

Students are referred to our inclusion programme and are often challenging (academically and/or behaviourally). You will take an active role in helping to equip students with the skills they will require as they transfer to the world of work.

Key Areas

Delivering Maths / English (Functional Skills and GCSE) to small groups of students (normally a maximum of twelve)

Developing schemes of work and lesson plans

Taking a lead of the marking of work and assessment for learning within the Maths / English department.

Developing relationships and offering support to challenging students in order for them to achieve

Liaising with VIP Key Workers to monitor student progress, behaviour and attendance

Keeping up-to-date registers on attendance and progress and ensuring that information on student progress is tracked in the database

Produce individual learning plans and set appropriate targets

Attend meetings with parents and schools as required

Be familiar with and following the company code of conduct for student behaviour (and applying disciplinary procedures evenly)

Other areas

* prepare reports for your manager as required

* attend meetings and keep records, as appropriate (may involve some unsocial hours)

* Be familiar with the Health and Safety Policy and ensure that high standards of Health and Safety are observed, including when working off site and/or within other institutions

* Be familiar with the Equal Opportunities Policy and put it into practice

Person Specification

* Experience in teaching GCSE Maths /English

* Must hold one or more of the following qualifications DET, Cert Ed, QTS / QTLS

* Ability to form productive relationships with young people who can be among the more challenging

* Good team working skills

* A flexible approach to both delivery and working methods / regimes

* High level of ICT skills (MS Office 2007 / Office 365 including word, excel, access and PowerPoint)

* Ability to plan and prepare training sessions

* Ability to deliver projects to time and on target

* Ability to work and prioritise in an organised manner

* High motivation and the ability to take initiatives

* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Terms & conditions

Responsible to

Vice Principal, Teaching and Learning


Term time - 39 weeks, plus 2 weeks (holiday INSET days), plus 20 days paid leave = 45 weeks per annum)

* Monday - to Thursday 8:30 to 16:30

* Tuesday - 8:30 to 17:00

* Friday - 8:30 to 16:00

(contact with students 9.30 to 15.00)

Holiday entitlement

20 days, to be taken during school holidays.

If appointed

You will be required:

* To observe our Child Protection, Health and Safety and Equal Opportunities Policies.

* To undertake a Criminal Records Bureau check.

* To provide references.

* One term’s notice period required.

Everyone employed by The Business Education Partnership is responsible for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children they are responsible for and / or come into contact with

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