Secondary ITT Course Leader

Silverdale School, Sheffield, South Yorkshire


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 6 to Lead Practitioners range 10, £46,457 to £51,311

Job summary

Chorus Education Trust is a growing Multi-Academy Trust, founded by Silverdale School in Sheffield. We collaborate with primary and secondary schools across South Yorkshire and north Derbyshire, drawing on the outstanding expertise in our region to ensure every child gets the very best education possible.

The Sheffield Teaching School Alliance is part of Chorus Education Trust, and as such all appointees may be required to work at any Trust site in the future.

Secondary ITT Course Leader
Salary Scale L6 – L10
(£46,457 – £51,311)

Required to start September 2020, an experienced Lead Practitioner who will demonstrate, sustained, high quality performance linked to the modelling and improving of teaching skills within Sheffield Teaching School Alliance (STSA) and across Chorus Education Trust

An ability to demonstrate that they have worked extensively with colleagues both in and outside of Silverdale to support the development of leadership and management in Early Career Development with high levels of success.

Outstanding leadership skills at Middle Leader level and/or above.

An understanding of system leadership and the role of Teaching Schools in providing this leadership.

A comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the ITT Core Content and Ofsted framework and its implications for Teacher Training and Schools.

Applicants are welcome to discuss any aspect of the role with Helen Duffy, Director of Early Career Development

Application packs are available from and completed application forms should be returned by email to:

Please note that CVs or Sheffield City Council applications will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications - Monday 13 April 2020 by 11:59am
Interviews to be held the week starting 20 April 2020

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure & Barring check in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 and the Police Act Regulations.

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School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1384 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Silverdale School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About Silverdale School

Silverdale School is an extremely popular and high-achieving 11-18 comprehensive in the south west of Sheffield and is now the founding school of Chorus Education Trust. The school is rated as ‘Outstanding’ (Ofsted 2014) and achieved the best GCSE results in 2018 of any state school in Sheffield. At Post 16 the progress students make places Silverdale in the top 10% of schools nationally. At its heart is one of the country’s largest Teaching Schools, the Sheffield Teaching School Alliance. Silverdale moved into a brand new building in January 2009 with a full complement of facilities. Silverdale School is part of Chorus Education Trust, and as such all appointees may be required to work at any Trust site in the future.

School location

Bents Crescent, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 9QH