Phil Chaffé



 

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Role

Phil Chaffé is a Central Co-ordinator for the Further Mathematics Support Programme which is managed by MEI. He has particular responsibility for Enrichment within the FMSP


Background

After gaining a BEng (Hons) in Production Engineering and Production Management and briefly working for two Consulting Engineering firms, Phil completed a PGCE in Secondary Mathematics in 1990. Phil taught Mathematics for several years in a variety of 11-18 schools including 10 years as the head of a large mathematics department. He has since worked as a Mathematics Advisor and a FMSP Area Coordinator in Staffordshire and Shropshire and at Warwick University before joining the FMSP central team in 2012.


Specialisms

  • Problem solving support for both teachers and students at Key Stages 4 and 5
  • STEP/AEA and MAT preparation for students
  • Transition to AS and A level Mathematics
  • Teaching Core Mathematics Units
  • Teaching Further Pure Mathematics Units
  • Teaching Mechanics Units
  • Delivering enrichment sessions and masterclasses to students
  • Professional development course design

Experience

  • Taught in secondary schools in England (age 11-18)
  • Head of Maths in 11-18 comprehensive school
  • Subject advisor for A level Mathematics in a local authority
  • Presenter and coordinator of mathematics masterclass programmes for secondary students
  • Mathematics lead for the University of Warwick iPGCE
  • LSEF Problem Solving Course lead

 

Contact

[email protected]

Tel: 07446 113259