Academy Director – The Sheffield Sixth Form

The Sheffield College
Sheffield [South Yorkshire]
£44,632 - £51,741 Per Year
23 Jan 2023 12:03
20 Feb 2023 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Deputy / Vice Principal, Director
A Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Academy Director – The Sheffield Sixth Form

Academy Director – The Sheffield Sixth Form

Salary Range £44,632 - £51,741

37 hours per week X 52 weeks


The Role

The Sheffield College is an anchor institution in the city of Sheffield and the local economy. We are proud of how the College contributes to meeting local skills, needs and transforms lives through learning. The Sheffield Sixth Form is a rapidly expanding sixth form centre based within The Sheffield College at City Campus.

We have high aspirations and standards for ourselves and our learners and this role will be a key one in supporting the College’s mission to be consistently great and ensure our students get the qualifications and skills they need to go further in employment, careers, apprenticeships, further training and university level courses.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Academy Director of The Sheffield Sixth Form and are looking for you to provide outstanding leadership for the College, ensuring a high-quality learner experience which leads to outstanding achievement, progression and employability outcomes for all learners.

The successful Academy Directors will be at the forefront of driving innovation and will lead on the achievement of Academy KPIs, including growth and efficiency targets as set during the college’s annual Business Planning process.

You will be integral in ensuring that Academy growth targets are met, in line with the college’s strategy (to 2025).

You will have extensive recent experience of working within the sixth form sector, a passion for driving excellence to the benefit of the students and desire to go further.

If you’re excited about the scope of this role and the opportunity to have a real impact in a place that makes a real difference to lives then read the job description to find out more and apply for this Academy Director position today.



We offer a wide selection of benefits in return for the work that you will do, such as

  • Continuing Professional Development
  • Excellent holiday allowance - 42 days
  • Excellent pension package - Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to work, Car hire, Healthcare schemes plus others
  • Flexible working
  • TOTUM card with great offers and discounts



Next Steps and additional information

  • Closing Date: 20th February 2023
  • Shortlisting Date: 24th February 2023
  • Final interviews are due to take place w/c 6th March 2023


As a Leaders in Diversity employer we encourage applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. Also, as a Disability Confident Leader we are committed to removing barriers for applicants with a disability during our recruitment process, upon appointment and as an employee.

We are an employer who are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students. Successful applicants will be required to have an enhanced DBS check and will be subject to safer recruiting procedures.

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