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Curriculum Vitae

Zoë Baker

Hi! Welcome to my cv page.

I am currently searching for a new position, to start in September 2021. I am specifically looking for a role where I can put my tech skills and experience of digital learning to better use. I am interested in a management or leadership position with at least some teaching, either in-person or remote (or ideally a blend of the two). I would also love to be involved in producing teaching and learning online content so don’t hesitate to contact me if you think you have a suitable role.

Find me on Linked In HERE

Contact me using jobs@mathsheaven.co.uk

Current Roles

  • Advanced Practitioner in Mathematics (2016-current)
  • Owner of Maths Heaven (2011-current)


  • MA in Interactive Media Production, with Distinction, Southampton Solent University (2011)
  • BSc (Hons) Environmental Management and Technology, University of Bradford (2000)

Teaching Qualifications

  • City and Guilds Level 4 Certificate in Adult Numeracy Subject Specialist (2008)
  • PGCE (Post Compulsory Education and Training), Suffolk College (2005)
  • 7307 and 7407 Teaching Certificates (2002-2004)

Prior Experience in Further Education

  • AS Science for Public Understanding/GCSE Environmental Science / GCSE Science (2002-2005)
  • Adult Numeracy and Literacy Qualifications, Entry to Level 2 (2002-2005)
  • Private tuition in Mathematics and Science (Primary and Secondary level tutees & Adults) 2002-2005
  • Key Skills Application of Number, Communications and ICT Qualifications, Levels 1-3 (2005-2011), plus completion of the Key Skills Practitioner Trainer qualification
  • Functional Skills Mathematics and English Qualifications (C&G pilot 2007-2010 with the FSSP and delivery of Functional Skills English (C&G) and Maths Qualifications (C&G from 2010-2016 and Pearson 2016-current)
  • IV Lead and Internal Verifier for Key Skills (C&G), IV Lead for Functional Skills C&G and Pearson
  • Curriculum Manager for Maths, English and ALS (2014-2016)
  • GCSE Mathematics (OCR 2002-2004, AQA and Pearson)
  • Numeracy for ESOL (specific provision, 2008-2010)
  • Delivery of Numeracy Skills as part of the Minimum Core Teacher Training course (2009-2011)
  • Teaching placement mentor for teacher trainees from IoE
  • Planning and delivery of bespoke training modules for cross-college group training, individual support of mathematics practitioners, supporting vocational staff to complete Maths qualifications, plus development and promotion of mathematics, integration, contextualisation and embedding of maths and English into vocational subjects (2007-current)
  • Formative, ungraded and graded Lesson Observations for Maths, English, vocational and ALS tutors (2014-current)
  • Cross-college lesson timetabling and liaison, delivery model and curriculum planning and enrolment (2007-2016)
  • Initial and diagnostic assessment software and administration, including IA compliance, target setting and monitoring (2004-current)
  • Moodle VLE administration and content production (2007-current)
  • Synchronous online teaching and learning (Teams) and asynchronous teaching (including screencasts, FlipGrid), video scripting, audio production and editing, closed captions
  • Online interactive teaching and learning platforms such as MathsWatch, BKSB, ForSkills, Manga High, Kahoot!, MyMaths, and use of platforms such as YouTube, Skillswise, Bitesize and Vimeo to enhance online delivery