English Teacher
United Learning
5d ago

English Teacher

Sheffield Springs Academy is a United Learning academy, rated Good’ by Ofsted in May 2019.

Our whole-school ethos of the best in everyone’ underpins our core values of ambition, confidence, creativity, respect, enthusiasm and determination.

Our aim is to send every student out into the world instilled with these values, as well as the right knowledge, skills and qualifications, so that they are ready to play their part in it.

Improvements made in outcomes for students over the last three years are a testament to the relationships between our staff, pupils and their families, each one of them playing their part in in trying to ensure that every pupil achieves their potential.

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Teacher of English to join our school. The successful candidate will be passionate in making a difference for our students.

We are looking to recruit a colleague with both the commitment and relevant skills to embody our culture and help to raise standards throughout the school.

They will join the school at an exciting point in its trajectory; we look forward to having you on this journey.

Our School

Our mission is to provide a world class education, so students have the choice to attend a top university or a real alternative.

Our mission is underpinned by our shared values of ambition, determination, and respect which drive our thinking and behaviours.

Our most recent Ofsted inspection judged the academy Good’. High expectations of behaviour and learning are established resulting in a calm and purposeful environment.

Sheffield Springs Academy is part of United Learning, one of the largest groups of schools in England aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people.

Schools within United Learning work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. By collecting expertise and combining resources, we help to make the tough job of teaching a little easier.

With a shared curriculum and lesson plans from around the group available to all, our teachers have strong foundations to lead the engaging, rounded education our children deserve.

Our intranet site, United Hub, is just one example of how we share this resource and communicate across sites, helping to simplify processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance.

We reward our staff : with wide career opportunities between Primary and Secondary, Academy and Independent better pay, benefits, and ultimately the satisfaction of helping every child at each of our schools to succeed and reach their full

What we offer

  • Highly visible and supportive SLT
  • Knowledge rich curriculum
  • Teaching and learning approach based on Rosenshine and Teach Like a Champion
  • Evidence informed CPD
  • Disruption free learning and centralised corrections
  • Academy routines to maximise learning time
  • Regular feedback to colleagues
  • We have no educational fads, no written student reports and no graded or high stakes lesson observations
  • There are a number of subjects and leadership networks that operate across United Learning which offer professional development with a real focus on pedagogy and leadership.
  • Application process and contact

  • To apply, please click the APPLY’ button at the top of this page.
  • Closing date : Tuesday, 5th July 2022, 9 am
  • Interviews to take place shortly afterwards,
  • Sheffield Springs Academy is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.
  • Applicants are encouraged to visit the Academy before applying, to organise a visit please email Karen Jones, HR Coordinator at
  • United Learning values diversity and inclusion and is committed to creating and sustaining a more diverse workforce. We welcome applications from professionals of minority ethnic origin and from majority ethnic professionals who share our commitment to inclusion and diversity.
  • We will be applying the Rooney Rule to the shortlisting process.

    United Learning

    Sheffield Springs Academy is part of United Learning, a large, and growing, group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England.

    Our schools work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. Our subject specialists, our Group-wide intranet, our own curriculum and our online learning portal all help us share knowledge and resource, helping to simplify work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance.

    We are working hard to become a more diverse organisation which is key to our commitment to bringing out the best in everyone.

    We welcome applications from everyone committed to this ethos and would particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented in the Group as a whole.

    We always appoint on merit. We are open to discussing flexible working options.

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