Internal Alternative Provision Manager

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Post: Internal Alternative Provision Manager
Location: Stocksbridge High School
Pay Scale: Grade 6, Scale Point 21: £30,825 to 26: £34,834 gross per annum pro rata
Actual Annual Salary: £26,513.65 to £29,961.93 (under 5 years of service)
Contract: Permanent, 37 hours per week x 39 weeks (term time)
Start date: As soon as possible

Minerva Learning Trust is an expanding Sheffield based multi-academy Trust with a vision of providing outstanding education for all the students within our schools. The Trust is passionate that all students should see their time at school as happy and fulfilling with their potential developed to the utmost.

Working as part of a wider and high-quality pastoral team, the post-holder will work with another colleague to supervise small groups of students in the Bridge to develop their academic learning and support their broader social/emotional development. The students will be identified through careful assessment and may well have anxiety or an emotional need acting as a barrier to better attendance or engagement in main site. Full training in delivery of emotional development will be made available.

The post-holder will be responsible for:
• Supporting other colleagues in the day-to-day operation of the Bridge
• Act as a full-time key worker for children within the Bridge
• Supporting students with their academic programmes of study
• Organising, developing, and delivering personalised intervention activities, which enhance the learning of students
• Work with colleagues in the assessment of need and the setting of appropriate, measurable milestones for success.
• Liaise with pastoral and SEND team to ensure that students receive an appropriate developmental provision in the Bridge, continued into the school.
• Liaise with subject leaders and classroom teacher to ensure they have access to materials and resources to continue their academic progress.
• Deliver programmes of study to improve resilience, regulation and literacy skills.
• Be the key point of contact between home and school for students accessing The Bridge
• Work across the inclusion team and facilities in school to develop expertise and programmes to meet the needs of students.

You will have:
• Excellent communication skills and building relationships with others will be a key strength
• Excellent numeracy and literacy skills.
• A successful and proven track record in a similar role which supports students and parents/carers.
• Previous experience of working with young people.
• Academic and/or professional qualification appropriate to the level of responsibility and accountability with the role.

Candidates are encouraged to have an informal discussion about the role with Andy Ireland, Headteacher, arrangements for this can be made by contacting

The closing date is 9am on Thursday 02 May and interviews will take place shortly afterwards.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment, further information can be found in our child protection and safeguarding policy on our statutory information page on our website Statutory Information – Minerva Learning Trust. The successful candidate will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. In line with KCSIE, the trust/school will be carrying out online searches on shortlisted candidates as part of their due diligence.

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