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FTE £28,000 to £30,000 pro rata (actual £24,053.08 to £25,771.15)
Sheffield Springs Academy
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Sheffield Springs Academy are looking to appoint a SEMH Tutor to complement the existing department.  This role will involve working 1-2-1 with students along with small groups to deliver a programme of personal, social and emotional education as well as academic studies and skills.  This role is ideal for someone who experience working with children with SEND/SEMH and would like to develop further.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ academy.  The academy is part of United Learning, a national group of schools and academies.  Sheffield Springs Academy is an 11-16 school.  As part of United Learning our aim is to bring out ‘the Best in Everyone’ and we continuously strive to ensure that students and staff have every opportunity to succeed, with their potential developed to the utmost.  Our school has motivated, ambitious students with a high percentage of our students going on to attend Russell group universities.

United Learning is one of the largest and most successful Trusts in the country who offers unrivalled Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and training, including opportunities for nationwide networking.

The city of Sheffield itself is a vibrant place to live and work with two universities and a range of entertainment opportunities alongside the access to the beautiful Peak District within a 20-minute commute.  Quality of life is routinely ranked highly, and it is one of the greenest cities in Europe: Welcome to Sheffield

What we would like from you:
•    Knowledge and experience working with SEND/SEMH children.
•    Someone who is solution focused.
•    Ability to plan and deliver engaging core academic sessions, tailored to pupil’s learning level.
•    To be approachable, flexible and have excellent people skills.
•    Outstanding organisation skills and keen attention to detail.
•    An ability to work well under pressure.
•    A fundamental belief in the power of education to enable students to achieve anything they set their minds to.

We will offer you:
•    Highly competitive salary.
•    Excellent facilities and resources.
•    Access to an outstanding professional development programme.
•    Polite, respectful and dedicated students who want to learn and fulfil their potential.
•    A respectful working environment.
•    Colleagues who are supportive, friendly and who are committed to each other’s professional development.
•    A chance to become part of one of the largest groups of academies in the country.
•    Opportunities to work collaboratively with colleagues in other schools within the Yorkshire cluster and across United Learning.
•    Excellent employee benefits which include a highly sought-after pension scheme with high employer contributions. 
•    Access to training through the Apprenticeship Levy.
•    Perkbox benefits platform.
•    We are open to requests for flexible or part-time working; and we encourage open and regular conversations about work-life balance.

If you possess these qualities and share the academy’s vision, then we will be delighted to hear from you.  Please refer to the job description and person specification for further details.

To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button at the top of the advert on our website using the following link to our vacancies page: Sheffield Springs Academy Vacancies and complete our online application form.  Please note that CVs are not accepted.  The closing date for this post is 23:59 on Sunday 10 March 2024.  Interviews will take place soon after.

If you would like to discuss this exciting opportunity, please contact

United Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Employees will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an Enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.  All successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

We value our diverse workforce and aim to work together to make the most of our differences. We welcome applications from everyone.  Under the Disability Confident Scheme, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

The Council is not responsible or accepts liability to the reader, for information included in this job advert. If you have any queries or concerns, please speak to the school.