Lecturer in Mathematics Education
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Grade AC3 - £40,792 - £48,677 (depending on qualifications and experience)
Full Time (part-time considered) - Fixed Term for 8 months
Walton Hall, Milton Keynes
Change your career, change lives
The Open University is the UK’s largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education.
As a successful candidate, you have a good degree in mathematics or mathematics education and experience of teaching mathematics within the secondary phase. You have developed your own teaching and contributed to developing other mathematics teachers. You have experience of engaging with the mathematics education community beyond your own school. We are looking for a candidate who is ready to contribute to writing high-quality teaching materials in geometry and algebra education, informed by knowledge of research or scholarship. Preference will be given to candidates who are aware of the challenges of part-time or distance-learning higher education.
We also require excellent communication and organisation skills.
The School provides a friendly and flexible working environment, holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award and is actively striving to achieve gender equality in terms of opportunity and success for all.
Please find more information about the role in the Job Description, link attached below
If you would like to informally discuss this post before making an application, please email Dr Cathy Smith, (Cathy.Smith@open.ac.uk).
What you get in return
Benefits include a supportive and friendly working environment, 33 days holiday per annum pro rata plus Bank Holidays and Christmas closure days and an attractive pension proposition.
How to apply
Just complete the short application form and send this to us with a copy of your CV and Cover Letter (explaining how you meet all the criteria of the Person Spec) to Resourcing-Hub@open.ac.uk. Please ensure you quote the vacancy reference number 16207.
Closing date: 08th July 2019 at Noon.
Interview Dates: Interviews are expected to take place w/c 22nd July (Skype interviews will be considered for long-distance applicants)
Please note: If you have not heard from us within a week of the application closing date, please assume that on this occasion you have not been selected for interview, however we thank you for your interest in The Open University and encourage you to apply for future positions.
We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.