8 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    2 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Pastoral, health and welfare

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hrs/week / 52 weeks

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

Demonstrate a high level of competency in the use of IT applications e.g. Word, Excel

Ability to assess own contribution to the work of the UTC

Ability to obtain and verify information SEND student’s educational achievements and needs, and to develop a comprehensive profile of their educational achievements and needs

Ability to help students to transfer their learning to other parts of their lives

Ability to provide a good role model to students

Ability to work in an effective partnership with UTC staff, parents/carers and other agencies

Sound organisational and basic work skills including working to deadlines, record-keeping

Empathy with young people facing barriers to their learning

Knowledge of curriculum qualifications

An understanding of and a genuine commitment to Equal Opportunities including contributing to diversity policies and programmes in relation to discriminatory behaviour

Ability to operate safeguarding procedures to best effect.

What the school offers its staff

Teachers Pension Scheme

Local Authority Pension Scheme for Support Staff

Access to Westfield Health

Access to Health Assured

Further details about the role

As a Trust we aim to deliver an outstanding educational experience grounded in real, relevant workplace practice. Partnerships with world-class companies, schools, colleges and universities give our students a unique start to their future careers. We provide training today for the jobs of tomorrow. Our cutting-edge facilities and engagement with employers’ / university partners provides an exciting environment in which to teach and develop professionally. Our Trust destinations are testament to our success with students progressing to Russell Group Universities, including Cambridge, and securing higher level apprenticeships and employment at companies such as Boeing, Toyota, Bauer Media, BP, Alstom, the NHS and The Royal Navy.

We are looking to recruit a suitably qualified/experienced Deputy SENDCO who can support our students working alongside the Assistant Principal SENDCO at UTC OLP.

The Deputy SENDCo will promote the progress and achievement of SEND students throughout the UTC. This role will be student focused and will ensure high standards and expectations for both SEND students and staff.

We are looking for engaging and inspirational individuals. Resilient, driven and focused who will continue to drive forward a pioneering institution.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are an employer who values equality and diversity and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to have an enhanced DBS check and will be subject to safer recruiting policies and procedures.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to HR@utcsheffield.org.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park

School type
Free School, ages 13 to 19
Education phase
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School size
436 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 19
Phone number

UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park is a University Technical College which opened in September 2016 on the Olympic Legacy Park site in north-east Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. The UTC is sponsored by The Sheffield College and Sheffield Hallam University, who also sponsor the UTC Sheffield which opened in 2013, Specialising in Computing, Health Sciences and Sport Science. Students can join in Y9 or Y12 to study a combination of GCSEs/A Levels and a technical specialism.

Arranging a visit to UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email HR@utcsheffield.org.uk.

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