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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    8 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 4 days per week for 41 weeks - 38 school weeks plus an additional 3 weeks worked flexibly during the school holidays. There is the opportunity to work from home, flexible working hours, upto 5 days holiday may be taken during term time to meet the needs of the school.

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 8 - £38,296 - £41,496 pro rata (pay award pending) Pay point dependant on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

Seven Hills School is a School for young people 11 – 19 years old. All students have learning difficulties, many have associated difficulties relating to communication, sensory, physical and or medical disabilities.

The main school is on located on Granville Road, we also have a large post 16 provision based at The Bridge, which is a site on the Talbot/Newfield campus in collaboration with Talbot School.

We are looking to appoint an experienced Finance and Facilities Manager who has the skills to lead the school in the next phase of our innovation and development. This role is a newly formed appointment and requires an exceptional individual who is enthusiastic, efficient and highly organised. You should have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in accounts and finance, preferably in a school setting, be conversant with and competent in the use of FMS financial accounting software, and be qualified to NVQ 4, degree, or have an equivalent qualification (eg Certificate in School Business Management) Working closely with the Headteacher, the post holder will be required to support the Senior Leadership Team in its aims and objectives for the school.

What the school offers its staff

With this role you will have the opportunity to work from home, along with having flexible working hours. There is an opportunity to have up to 5 days holiday to be taken during term time, to meet the needs of the school.

This role will require you to:

  • Lead others in providing outstanding financial and administration support to the school
  • Provide effective line management for some administration staff
  • Alongside the Premises Manager, take the lead role in the Health and Safety monitoring for the whole school
  • Report to the Headteacher and Governors on financial matters and in relation to key areas of responsibility
  • Take a pro-active role in liaising with the Headteacher to affect budget efficiencies

Working in a busy environment it is essential that you are a 'people person', with outstanding interpersonal skills, exceptional communication and IT skills and the ability to deal professionally with all of the schools’ stakeholders, including pupils, visitors, school governors and parents. This role is suited to someone who has experience of line managing, enjoys problem solving and has the ability to multi-task whilst keeping a positive attitude at all times. You will need to be friendly, approachable and have high professional standards, with a willingness to show initiative in order to improve practices.

For further information about the school, please visit our website www.sevenhillslearning.co.uk

Application packs and further details can be obtained from Tracy Mycroft, Human Resources Manager, Seven Hills School, Granville Road, Sheffield S2 2RJ, tel 3082003, e mail tmycroft@sevenhills.sheffield.sch.uk and to whom completed forms should be returned. Visits to the school are welcomed.

Closing Date: Sunday 8 October 2023 – Applicants will be shortlisted against the person specification supplied with the application pack.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Seven Hills School

School type
Special school, ages 11 to 19
School size
212 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
0114 3082003

Seven Hills School is a co-educational secondary special school co-located with a Catholic High School near the centre of the city. We cater for pupils from 11 to 19 years of age. The school is maintained by Sheffield Local Authority (LA).

All pupils have learning difficulties and many have other associated difficulties relating to communication, behaviour, sensory, physical and/or medical disabilities. In common with many other special schools, pupils admitted have increasingly complex needs. A high proportion of pupils are from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. Approximately 25% of pupils are from an ethnic minority background.

The mission and purpose of Seven Hills School is to provide high quality inclusive education for young people aged 11 -19 with learning difficulties, physical disabilities and complex and multiple learning needs, in a safe and stimulating environment.

Seven Hills School is an inspirational community, which nurtures talents, shares learning and celebrates life. Students are challenged to achieve their full potential in all areas

Arranging a visit to Seven Hills School

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

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