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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Main scale M1 to M6/UPS dependent on experience plus TLR2b

Additional allowances

SEN 1 allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic teacher to work within our secondary section preferably a specialist in Maths. We are seeking a dedicated and hardworking teacher who will be able to continue the work driving up standards towards outstanding.

We would welcome applicants from all educational sectors: primary, secondary, specialist or PRU/alternative provisions. This position presents a genuine opportunity for those with a proven track record in a particular phase to expand their skills and experience across wider fields of education. If you are considering a move from mainstream education we offer a full professional development package to further develop skills, for example in enhanced behaviour management techniques through Team Teach.

If you feel that you have the dedication, resilience and understanding of the needs of our pupils we would welcome your application.

We are looking for a Head of Maths who can:

  • Deliver a curriculum with highly skilled differentiation and a strong focus on pupil engagement and creativity.
  • Show dedication and patience in working with pupils with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties.
  • Rise to the physical and emotional challenges of teaching students who are disaffected with education.
  • Help our students make accelerated progress towards national expectations in all subjects.
  • Show commitment to understanding and improving the life circumstances of all our pupils.
  • Be an excellent team worker.
  • Deliver outstanding provision to raise the attainment and achievement of our pupils.
  • Have high aspirations for all of our pupils.
  • The ability to assess the progress of learning, keep accurate assessment data and the potential to analyse the data.

You would work in a class with small group sizes. Many of our students also have underlying Special Educational Needs, and an understanding of some of the key features will be beneficial. We are looking for someone who is adaptable and enjoys the daily excitement of working in a challenging environment. No two days are the same. You will need to be a good team player, but confident to work on your own initiative.

Experience working with young people with emotional, social and behavioural difficulties is an advantage but by no means essential as full training will be given.

The successful candidate will entirely share our commitment and dedication to our young people. No matter what behaviours and challenges are faced day to day, you will remain resilient and ambitious for our pupils and will take every opportunity to celebrate success. The education and support we provide is personalised, dynamic and ever-changing. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to both lead and participate in effective teams.

What the school offers its staff

  • Excellent training opportunities and career development.

Commitment to safeguarding

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.

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About Sheffield Inclusion Centre

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 16
School size
199 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16
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All our children have been permanently excluded from mainstream school. Some children are reintegrated back to mainstream. Young people come to us with unmet Special Educational Needs and in some cases a full assessment of need is carried out resulting in an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).

We feel we are the most important school in Sheffield with some of the most vulnerable and at the same time vibrant children in the city. Many of our children have unsettled home lives and mental health difficulties. Therefore, it is important to role model behaviour and always show children unconditional positive regard.

Everything we do is based on relationships and building trust.

Our children have not had the best start to their young lives in education so we need to help them become ready to learn and then to accelerate their learning so we provide a brighter future with improved life chances.

Arranging a visit to Sheffield Inclusion Centre

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email enquiries@inclusion.sheffield.sch.uk.

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