Deadline is tomorrow

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 March 2024

Job details

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Pay scale

NSP 1 - 9 £30,500 - £47,133

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious, highly motivated and specialist teacher of Criminology and Sociology to support our vision to transform the lives of young people in North Sheffield.

We are looking for someone who:

  • is an inspirational teacher with a strong occupational/ academic background
  • has the ambition to develop their career through Continuing Professional Development
  • can work collaboratively with colleagues to ensure the success of the department and the sixth form on our journey to ‘Outstanding’
  • can use their expertise and industry experience to deliver a high-quality curriculum
  • can develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours of our learners in readiness for their next steps into higher education, training and employment
  • has a proven track record of achieving good or outstanding results, though we also welcome applications from ECTs

History, Criminology and Sociology are extremely popular subjects within our Level 3 offer, with high proportions of learners progressing into higher education and related careers. We also offer Sociology at GCSE to support students to access Level 3 Social Sciences after their first year of study.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in the 16-19 setting of a 2-19 multi-academy trust which is committed to raising academic standards and attainment. You will be provided with a programme of professional development that will enable you to continue to develop your craft in a sixth form that is highly focused on staff wellbeing.

What the school offers its staff

  • A hardworking department with friendly and supportive colleagues
  • An excellent learning environment
  • Access to the Teachers Pension Scheme
  • High quality professional development and support
  • Opportunities to work with colleagues across an ambitious and forward-thinking 2-19 Sheffield Trust
  • A chance to make a real difference to the lives of young people.
  • Various health and wellbeing benefits including a free onsite gym, Wellbeing and Employee Assistant Programme (EAP), employee discount scheme and dedicated staff wellbeing events.

Further details about the role

We welcome contact from anyone considering applying to Longley Park Sixth Form Academy and encourage prospective applicants to visit the Academy to meet the team and our committed student body.

Want to find out more? To arrange an informal chat please contact Matthew Fieldsend by email

All candidates are expected to read our Safeguarding Policy which can be found here

Policies and Procedures - Longley Park Sixth Form

Brigantia Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) form in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.

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.

Applying for the job

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About Longley Park Sixth Form Academy

School type
Academy, ages 16 to 19
School size
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Age range
16 to 19
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