Jeff Trim



 

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Role

Jeff Trim is an FMSP Central Coordinator with responsibility for teacher networks and supporting schools and colleges with new sixth forms.  Jeff is also an Area Coordinator in the South East region.


Background

After graduating in Mathematics from Exeter University, Jeff trained as a secondary teacher in Reading, continuing to live and work in the area, including 12 years as Head of Mathematics in a large comprehensive school, followed by 8 years as Director of Specialism for Mathematics and Senior Teacher.  In 2005 he also became a Further Maths Network Centre Manager and subsequently a Further Mathematics Support Programme Area Coordinator before joining MEI in 2014 as a member of the FMSP Central Team


Specialisms

  • Designing and delivering professional development courses for teachers of A level Mathematics and Further Mathematics
  • Delivering professional development which promotes the use of Active methods in the A level classroom
  • Teaching and providing professional support for Decision Mathematics
  • Management of delivery of tuition for students who would otherwise have difficulty accessing this through their school or college
  • Supporting teachers new to teaching A level Mathematics
  • Coordination of large and small scale enrichment events encouraging students to take mathematics beyond GCSE
  • Teaching and training via an online classroom environment for nationally and internationally located participants

Experience

  • Teaching Mathematics in secondary schools and colleges across the 11-19 age range
  • Subject leadership of Mathematics
  • Leadership and development of Mathematics specialism projects and community outreach
  • Staff development at all level; supporting trainees, NQTs, new staff, experienced teachers, subject leaders and aspiring senior leaders
  • Designing and delivering ‘Practical Activities for Teaching Decision Mathematics’
  • Authoring textbook and teaching file resources for A level Mechanics
  • Contributing to the Open University teacher training programme materials
  • FMSP Area Coordination providing enrichment events, professional development events, access to tuition and guidance to schools and colleges
  • Providing module-specific professional development through online courses
  • Delivering Problem Solving courses for KS4 and KS5 teachers
  • Regularly presenting sessions on Decision Mathematics at the MEI conference

Contact

[email protected]

07866 010650