High Level Summary:

Responsible To: Education Project Manager

Salary: 23-26K

Start Date: Thursday 1st September 2022

Closing Date: Friday 27th May 2022

Please see a full job description here.


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Sheffield United Community Foundation are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and well-qualified Education Tutor to deliver Further and Higher Education Sport courses. This vacancy is open to newly qualified as well as experienced teachers.

About the Role:

You will be working in a professional football club environment, utilising state of the art facilities. You will have the opportunity to demonstrate outstanding teaching to our BTEC students who are studying at the Sheffield United Community College, as well as mentoring on our Foundation Degree programme. You are expected to plan and deliver engaging lessons in the classroom, sports laboratories and sporting field. In addition, you will be responsible for assessing learner’s work in accordance with the awarding body guidelines.

As part of this role, you will be responsible to plan, organise and coordinate the college’s recruitment strategy. You will work closely with the college’s leadership team to agree and deliver a recruitment strategy aimed to attract and recruit learners, aged 16-18, onto our various study programmes.

As an employed member of staff at Sheffield United Community Foundation, you will be entitled to statutory holidays, that include bank holidays, as well as adopting a flexible working policy. You will be required to teach a maximum of 24 hours, attend regular meetings, be part of learner enrichment programmes as well as manage your own time efficiently to plan, prepare and assess.

About Sheffield United Community Foundation:

Sheffield United Community Foundation is a charity working in the areas of sports participation, education, health and social inclusion.

Our Mission:

Our mission is to provide equal opportunities to help develop personal skills, promote health and well-being, improve academic achievement, and inspire people to unlock their potential.

Our Pillars:

Trustworthy – Flexible – Considerate – Passionate – Progressive

Sheffield United Community College:

Sheffield United’s Community College provides a bespoke, high-quality education and training programme specialising in the delivery of accredited sports-based qualifications in further and higher education. Our aim is to prepare students for a successful career in the football and wider sports industries.

We offer a very stimulating curriculum to all our learners. As part of the learning environment, we offer state of the art ICT equipped classrooms utilising modern technology and offering each learner their own personal virtual classroom platform. Practical lessons are based at Sheffield United Community Foundation facilities which boast FIFA Quality Pro Certified Football Pitch football pitches, learning hubs as well as well-equipped fitness suites. In addition, within our programmes of study we welcome professional guest speakers such as first team players and staff as well as organised trips, visits and rewards as part of positive behaviour policy.

Please note that all suitable candidates will be subject to satisfactory references and Enhanced DBS procedures. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please let us know if there are any alternative arrangements which need to be made to help you during the application and interview process.

We particularly welcome applications from under-represented audiences, including but not limited to applicants with disabilities, ethnically diverse communities, and we don’t discriminate against any age groups.