Recruitment of Teaching for Mastery Work Group - Mathematics

In 2018-19, all Maths Hubs will be running primary mathematics Teaching for Mastery Work Groups led by Mastery Specialists. This programme is for schools who have a commitment to developing a teaching for mastery approach.

Although the participation involves two teachers attending events outside of the school it is expected that these two teachers lead development across the whole school. West Yorkshire Maths Hub is now seeking to recruit schools for up to 12 Work Groups, each involving six or seven schools.

Participating in the Work Group will provide the following benefits to participant schools:

 High quality support for teacher professional development for the lead teachers, facilitated by the Mastery Specialist

 Support for the head teacher in addressing leadership issues related to teaching for mastery from the Mastery Specialist and the Maths Hub’s leadership

 Opportunity to work closely with other schools also developing teaching for mastery

 No charge for participation and a grant of £1000 to help subsidise teacher release time

 Matched funding of £2000 to support the school in buying text books

Schools chosen to participate in the Work Group commit to the following expectations:

 The lead teachers will participate in the half-termly, cross-school Work Group meetings with the Mastery Specialist (half-days) and complete gap tasks.

 The lead teachers will receive a minimum of 10 (combined) days release time for development work including the above meetings

 The head teacher will meet with the Mastery Specialist and the Maths Hub’s leadership as well as working with the other Work Group school head teachers

 The school will introduce teaching for mastery approaches across the school and establish TRG professional development models to support teacher development

 The school will provide any reports required by the Maths Hub and participate in any evaluation processes required

 The school will continue to network with the schools in the work group for the year 2018-19

If you would further information and an application form please email The West Yorkshire Maths Hub wymathshub@trinitytsa.co.uk

Closing date for application is Friday 18th May 2018


Opportunity

Published: 19/04/2018
Audience: Primary Schools
Contact: The West Yorkshire Maths Hub

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