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Victoria Centre – Volunteers Wanted

11 Jun

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Job Opportunity

11 Jun

Title: Education Tutor

Organisation: Sheffield Wednesday Football Club

Reference: Vacancy Reference No: 66


General Responsibilities

  • To offer students a high quality learning experience to achieve the goal or qualification for which they are studying.
  • To teach on Sport study programmes (BTEC and NCFE) ranging from levels 1-3 and to be the personal tutor for select cohorts.
  • Organise suitable guest speakers, educational visits and work placements to enhance student experience.
  • Ensure an engaging and motivating learning experience for students through successful teaching and personal tutoring. These should be to the standard of funders and Ofsted.
  • To make a significant contribution to curriculum development and course co-ordination.
  • To teach on programmes in other service delivery areas as may be reasonably required.
  • To contribute effectively to the team’s collective responsibility for:
    • Marketing activities
    • Regular meetings
    • The induction of new members
    • Planning, designing and up-dating the programme and its materials and activities
    • Delivering the programme
    • Creating and maintaining course, student records and associated administration
    • Recruitment and interviewing of students
    • The timely assessment of students
    • Monitoring student progress
    • The evaluation of the programme
    • Identifying personal and professional development needs
    • Developing and maintaining links with employers
  • To teach effectively on a range of courses and programmes.
  • Work positively and collaboratively with colleagues to ensure that students have the best opportunity to flourish and succeed
  • Ensure that appropriate challenging student targets are effectively set and monitored
  • To develop course materials, schemes of work, lesson plans etc. and make these available through the shared information system.
  • Systematically improve the quality of learning activities, ensuring that they meet quality standards and result in improving student success rates
  • Keep up-to-date with qualification frameworks, subject specifications, assessment procedures within your subject area
  • Systematically improve the quality of learning activities, ensuring that they meet quality standards and result in improving student success rates
  • To contribute to the organisational requirements.
  • To carry out all duties and responsibilities with due regard to Equal Opportunity Policies and Health and Safety policies
  • Course management
  • To undertake liaison, administrative, tutorial and pastoral duties for one or more groups of full-time or part-time students.
  • To work with others to develop existing and new programmes.
  • To work co-operatively with the Curriculum Managers and colleagues to achieve objectives.


  • Degree in Sport or Physical Education
  • Teaching qualifications e.g PGCE, Level 5 Diploma in Education & Training
  • Driving license
  • Basic First Aid Training
  • Safeguarding Certificate


  • Teaching experience in the 16-19 age group
  • Understanding of every child matters
  • Evidence of CPD
  • Completing Schemes of work and lesson plans
  • Assessing learning using a range of methods
  • Experience in quality assurance procedures including internal verification

Job Category: Education

Contract Type: Full Time

Hours: 37

Benefits: Car Allowance
Westfield Healthcare
Complimentary season tickets
Opportunity to purhcase away match tickets in advance of general sale
10% discount on full price retail goods from the Megastore

Closing Date: 25/06/2019

How to Apply: To apply please send your CV to

Salary: 20000-22000


Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust – Traineeship Opportunities

6 Jun

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Job Opportunity – HealthWatch Sheffield Chief Officer

21 May

Job Title:                   Healthwatch Chief Officer

Employer:                 Voluntary Action Sheffield

Responsible to:      VAS’s Chief Executive      

Responsible for:     Healthwatch staff and volunteer team (6 staff, plus volunteers)

Salary:                       £34,894

Pension:                    VAS pension scheme with 6% employer contribution and                                                             compulsory employee contribution subject to Auto-enrolment                                                   requirements

Hours:                   Full time (35 hours per week), we welcome part time and jobshare                                          applications.  The post will include very occasional evenings and                                              weekends

Holidays:                  25 days’ annual leave in addition to 11 statutory and additional holidays.

Location:                  The Circle, Rockingham Lane, Sheffield S1 4FW


For informal discussion on this position please contact:

Maddy Desforges, Chief Executive, Voluntary Action Sheffield: 0114 2536607, email

To apply: email for an application pack and return the application form by email, or post to Human Resources, Voluntary Action Sheffield, The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane, Sheffield S1 4FW, by 21 May 2019 midnight.

Interviews will be held on 6 June at The Circle, Sheffield.


Activities at Zest – May 2019

7 May

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For a list of all activities, please follow the link below:

Zest Activities May 2019 PDF

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