Maths Lecturer

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Job Title: Maths Lecturer

JOB DESCRIPTION AND PERSON SPECIFICATION

Hours: full time (up to 20 teaching hours per week)

Line Management: Maths lecturers report to the Director of Pathway Programmes who has overall leadership of the undergraduate Foundation Programme. Maths lecturer will also work with the Foundation Programme Maths Coordinator to deliver the curriculum, create, deliver and mark assessments.

Purpose of the job: Maths Lecturers teach pre-university-foundation-level Maths to students on Muscat University’s Foundation Programme. They are responsible for planning and delivering interesting, useful and engaging Maths lessons to students on the Foundation Programme.

Detailed description: Maths Lecturers support Muscat University’s vision by ensuring that students have an appropriate knowledge of Maths to enable them to achieve success once they progress onto their chosen degree programme.

Working closely with the Pathway Programmes Director and other lecturers on the Pathway programmes, lecturers will be expected to teach up to 20 hours of Maths classes per week. Lecturers will also be required to create assessments, mark stated deadlines and attend to administrative matters.

These main responsibilities will be undertaken in close collaboration with the Director of Pathway Programmes and the Foundation Programme Maths Coordinator.

Responsibilities include:

• Planning and delivering up to 20 hours per week to students on the Undergraduate Foundation Programme;
• Creating and marking maths assessments to students on the Foundation Programme;
• Administrative duties relating to teaching maths (assessment, standardisation, moderation, lesson preparation, report writing, attendance of regular course and general meetings).
• Being an effective ambassador for the University locally, regionally and internationally among academics, parents, students and prospective sponsors as well as senior members of international affiliate institutions;
• Effective liaison with Muscat University Senior Management, the Director of Pathway Programmes, other members of the Pathway Programme team, and academic staff;
• Any other reasonable duties appropriate to the post.

Person specification:

  •  experience of full-time foundation-level Maths teaching;
  • Confidence in analysing student work and providing constructive and explicit feedback;
  • Able to work in a team and individually to teach and assess to agreed criteria
  • Able to work under pressure and meet administrative/marking deadlines
  • Good oral and written presentation skills;
  • A good understanding of IT and its application to teaching e.g. the use of a VLE such as Moodle or Blackboard;
  •  English as a first language, or equivalent English language competence. A minimum of IELTS 6.0 is required to teach on foundation programmes in Oman
  • Experience in teaching students from the Middle East;
  •  strong belief in and commitment to the mission, vision, and values of Muscat University.

Education, qualifications and training:

A minimum of a BSc in maths or a closely related field (essential), a teaching qualification (desirable) + a minimum two years relevant teaching experience (essential).

 

Job Features

HoursFull time. Hours as necessary for the role.
LocationMuscat, Oman (some local travel may be required)
Terms and ConditionsA competitive compensation and benefits package will be offered. Annual leave entitlement will be 30 days plus private sector national holidays applicable in Oman.

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