43 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    30 September 2024

  • Closing date

    5 September 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours/43 weeks

Contract type

Fixed term - One year

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,672 - £25,760

What skills and experience we're looking for

The UTC Sheffield Academy Trust provides a unique dynamic education. We opened our City Centre site in September 2013 specialising in Engineering and Creative & Digital Media and then expanded to open our second UTC on the exciting new Olympic Legacy Park in Sheffield in September 2016, offering opportunities for students in Health Science, Computing and Sports Science. From its success the Trust has continued to grow, with UTC Derby Pride Park joining us in December 2019, offering Engineering and Health & Life Sciences. All 3 UTCs are rated Ofsted Good.

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.

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.

We are looking to recruit a suitably qualified Learning Support Assistant to join our team. You will work as part of our team, working closely with the Senior Leadership Team, SENCO, Deputy SENCO and Learning Managers providing support for students, teachers and the UTC in order to raise standards of achievement for all our students working with small groups of students or in classrooms across the UTC.

You will assist with planning, monitoring, assessing and managing classes and targeted interventions to encourage students to become independent learners, providing support for their welfare and to support the inclusion of students in all aspects of UTC life. In addition, you will supervise classes across the curriculum where there are planned and unplanned absences of staff members, ensuring that students are engaged in pre-set work and you will manage student behaviour to ensure a safe learning environment.

You will be a skilled practitioner who has knowledge and experience of working within the SEND / Inclusion area. A Level 3 qualification within this field is essential and a HLTA qualification desirable. In addition, a Level 2 qualification in Safeguarding is desirable.

What the school offers its staff

Local Government Pension Scheme.

Access to Westfield Health Scheme.

Access to Health Assured Scheme

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

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About UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park

School type
Free School, ages 13 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
426 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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