Graduate Teaching Associate – Functional Skills (Maths and English)

Opening Date:
1 Feb 2022
Closing Date:
13 Feb 2022
Salary Range:

Graduate Teaching Associate (Functional Skills-English and Maths)
£29,614 – £33,309 per annum
Aylesbury Campus

Buckinghamshire New University is an ambitious, modern university; one that is always open to fresh ideas and thinking. Our staff combine the very best professional practice with inspirational teaching and our Academic performance is strong. The University continues to experience rapid growth in student numbers, making us one of the top 20 fastest growing higher education providers in 2020-21. The University’s student retention rates have exceeded our benchmark, and league table performance has been excellent with our aggregate ranking rising by 10 places to 99th in the UK, and to 77th in the Guardian University guide, the University’s highest ever ranking.

This is an exciting time to join the University, with our new University Strategy – Impact 2022 – and our revised values. The University is poised for the next phase in its development as we seek to develop our impact further, enrich the student experience through innovative and employment-focused education, and realign our professional services in support of our strategic aims.

The School of Nursing and Allied Health is a leading provider of nurse education for the London and Buckinghamshire region and is pleased to invite applications for a new Graduate Teaching Associate (Functional Skills-English and Maths)

This is an exciting opportunity to join the innovative Pre-Qualifying Nursing team. The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health has a strong history of high quality nursing education and is leading the way in apprenticeship delivery of healthcare programmes. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about delivering student-focused education to support the academic skill development of our students, in particular literacy and numeracy functional skills.

The key purpose of the role is to support teaching and learning through the delivery of academic study skill focused sessions in accordance to programme requirements. The post holder, in conjunction with module/course leaders, will design and prepare innovative teaching material within the overall module/course framework. There is an expectation of collaborative working across the School and central support services (e.g. Learning Development Unit) to delivery of a first class student experience.

Applicants will be a graduate and have recent experience in teaching literacy and numeracy functional skills at level 2 and above. Have a recognised teaching qualification in Functional Skills teaching (or equivalent) or be willing to undertake one. Willingness to work across campuses and off-site is necessary.

What you can expect in return are excellent employment benefits including: training, development and research support, a generous holiday entitlement, contributory pension scheme, discounted gym membership and a range of staff discounts with major retailers.

For further information: Please contact Paul Maloret, Interim Head of School – email

All applications are to be made in full and online The University operates an anonymised shortlisting process and therefore any uploaded CV’s or supporting documents must not include your name and personal details.

Closing Date: 13th February 2022
Interview Date: 24th February 2022