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NovaCity-Community Project Role: Alternative Provision Support Worker


Address: Unit 1 Barbout Hall Industrial Estate, S61 4RJ
Tel: 01709 801261
E-mail: novacitycentre@gmail.com
Website: https://www.novacitycentre.com/rotherham

Alternative Provision Support Worker Required for September 2021
Salary: £16.400-£17.000, pa FTE pro rata for 24-30 hours per week, 39 working weeks.
Contract: permanent
We are looking for a nurturing, confidant and dynamic person to join our team of a very successful Alternative Provision to deliver
a structured programme of projects and activities that endeavour to meet the needs of the young people that are disadvantaged or
disengaged with the mainstream education and might display challenging behaviour or have special educational needs in order
develop them holistically.
This role will involve working with individual students, small groups, or supporting identified students who are referred to us by
schools in Rotherham and Sheffield. The key purpose of the role is to help students develop their academic, social and emotional
skills in order to fully access and be successful within their educational settings and wider activities.
Being accessible to all young people is important to Nova City and you will ensure there are no barriers for young people wanting
to attend provision.
The successful candidate will be:
• A highly motivated, confidant, non-judgemental team player with good sense of humour and interpersonal skills.
• A role model and committed to an inclusive education for all.
• Genuinely passionate to work and make a difference to children and young people who are disadvantaged or have
Special Educational Needs or Disabilities.
• Able to demonstrate a dedication to their own continuing professional development.
We will offer:
• A strong, professional team to support you and work with.
• Students who want to learn and parents who appreciate the help their child receives.
• Quality CPD and experiences that will help you to develop your career.
MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES will include:
• Welcoming young people into the building, ensuring everything is running smoothly and supporting young people
engaging with the activities.
• To support individual students that are hard to reach students
• Delivering a drop-in session for example organising games, positive activities and conversations
• Leading and supporting the delivery of creative and partnership projects.
• Having conversations with young people, identifying issues affecting them and how their needs can be met.
• Mentoring, coaching and supporting individuals, encouraging young people to develop their self-awareness,
independence and individuality.
• To support and motivate a young person with a wide range of support needs, which may include a history of challenging
behaviour, involvement with the youth justice system and/or being looked after.
• Under the direction of the tutor or a provision manager to work with individuals and small groups of students within a
group situation to ensure each child has the maximum access to all learning activities.

• In liaison with other Nova City staff, plan, prepare and deliver the support needed, developing strategies to achieving
positive academic and personal outcomes.
• Support Nova City staff with appropriate strategies when dealing with potential, challenging behaviour.
Nova City is a forward thinking, multi-cultural community project, committed to an inclusive education that raises the aspirations
of all. We are unashamedly ambitious for our students and for our staff. We endeavour to grow and develop the skills and to
support young people who have special additional needs and are at risk of exclusion from education.
If you wish to discuss this post or arrange a visit, please contact Mrs Beebe-Brown, (manging Director), via e-mail
novacitycentre@gmail.com The closing date is 3pm on Wednesday 23rd June 2021, with Interviews to be held short after.
Application forms and further details may be downloaded from the Nova city website at
https://www.novacitycentre.com/rotherham or are available from the Nova City. Completed application forms should be returned
electronically for the attention of Lisa Beebe- Brown at the Nova City address or e-mailed novacitycentre@gmail.com
Please note that a school application form MUST be completed. Applicants should note that the Nova City is committed to
safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this
commitment. All successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check by the Disclosure and Barring
Service (DBS).

Closing date: Wednesday 23 rd June 3 o’clock
Interviews: Friday 25 th June

 

NovaCity-Community Project Role: Art and Photography Tutor -Alternative provision at Nova City

Address: Unit 1 Barbout Hall Industrial Estate, S61 4RJ
Tel: 01709 801261
E-mail: novacitycentre@gmail.com
Website: https://www.novacitycentre.com/rotherham

Art and Photography Tutor for the Alternative Provision

Salary: £ 22.000-£23.500 depending on experience, pa FTE pro rata for 30 hours per week, 41
working weeks.
Contract: permanent
Start date: 1 st September 2021
Nova City -Alternative Provision is looking to recruit a committed tutor who is an energetic and
enthusiastic Art, Photography practitioner. With maximum group sizes of 10 SEN students, we are
looking for someone who has experience in delivery Art and ideally Photography up to GCSE or BTEC
level 2, but most importantly he/she should be flexible, innovative, passionate about alternative
ways of educating disadvantaged secondary school age learners in order to help them to achieve
qualifications and support their transition to the post 16 pathway of education.
Nova City is a forward thinking, multi-cultural community project, committed to an inclusive
education that raises the aspirations of all. We are unashamedly ambitious for our students and for
our staff. We endeavour to grow and develop the skills and to support young people who have
special additional needs and are at risk of exclusion from education.
It is essential that the person appointed enjoys working with young people who might have social
emotional and mental health needs or at risk of being excluded from education.
The successful candidate should be ready to contribute to the range of tasks associated with a busy
alternative provsion and be willing to go the extra mile for our students who have been referred to
us by schools in Rotherham and Sheffield from different comprehensive schools.
The successful candidate will be:
● A highly confidant, enthusiastic and well organised tutor
● Able to remain positive under challenging circumstances
● High expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge
● Able to understand the statutory requirements of Equal Opportunities, inclusion and
SEN Code of Practise
We will offer:
● An induction programme with supportive and dynamic staff
● The opportunity to work with a strong, supportive and professional team.
● Quality CPD and experiences that will help you to develop your career.

The role will be offered on a permanent basis the role could be full-time or part-time depending on
the right person.

 

Nova Arts College: Leader of Dance


Responsible to: Director
Job purpose: Leadership
Key functional relationships: Senior Leadership Team
Teaching staff
Welfare and Safeguarding Team
Students
Parents/carers

Grade: MPS / UPS (currently £25,714 to £27,000) plus TLR2A (currently
£2,873). The amounts quoted are full time equivalent and the
actual salary will be pro rata (0.6/0.8 3-4 days )

Contract: Permanent

1. JOB DESCRIPTION
• This job description provides an outline of key areas of responsibility, within the terms and
conditions of employment and the range of duties attached to the post-holder. It is not a
comprehensive definition of duties or expectations. For specifics, guidance needs be taken
from line managers and the school’s policies.
• The post holder may be asked undertake other duties and responsibilities as required
from time to time, commensurate with the grade of the post, under the reasonable
direction of the Headteacher or other senior leaders.
• This job description may be reviewed annually and it may be amended at any time
during the year following consultation with the post-holder.

Main Purpose of the Job
• To carry out the professional duties of a teacher as circumstances may require and in accordance
with the College’s policies under the direction of the Principal;
• to be an effective professional who demonstrates thorough curriculum knowledge, can teach and
assess effectively, take responsibility for professional development and develop standards of
students’ learning, achievement and attainment through the use of evidence-informed practice;
• to play a full part in the life of the College and its community, to support its mission and ethos of
realising potential and to be a role model for staff and students;
• to be accountable for a discrete Curriculum area and to support, hold accountable, develop and
lead a team of people focusing on this area in order to raise standards of student attainment and
achievement.

Job Dimensions
• Students: Accountable for the oversight of learning of those students allocated to the post
holder, engaging and motivating in the classroom and building team commitment with
colleagues.
• Staff: Where appropriate, accountable for the direct line management/coordinating the work
of teaching staff and other relevant personnel within the department.
• Resources: Accountable for the teaching and learning budget allocated to this curriculum area;
the physical learning environment
Key Accountabilities Strategic Direction and Development:
Lead, develop and implement teaching and learning policies, plans, targets and practices to ensure
contribution to whole College improvement. Where appropriate to:
• promote the general progress and well-being of individual students and of any class or group
of students assigned to the post holder;
• use evidence-informed practice to improve outcomes in each area of the role;
• identify clear teaching objectives through planning and specify how they will be taught and
assessed;
• set tasks which challenge students and ensure high levels of interest and expectations for each
and every student;
• set clear targets and intervene, when appropriate, based on prior attainment;
• provide clear structures and routines for lessons which regularly review prior learning using
effective strategies, e.g. retrieval practice;
• use regular, specific feedback, both verbal and written, to provide clear and meaningful
improvement strategies to students;
• effectively scaffold the curriculum and use adaptive teaching to ensure all students can access
and excel at tasks within each lesson;
• have routines which maintain high levels of pace, motivation and challenge;
• maintain discipline in accordance with the college’s procedures and encourage good practice
with regard to punctuality, behaviour, standards of work and homework;
• ensure students acquire and consolidate knowledge, skills and understanding appropriate to
the subject taught;
• evaluate own teaching critically to improve effectiveness;
• ensure the effective and efficient deployment of classroom support through explicit guidance;
• prepare students for public examinations where relevant;
• register the attendance of students in lessons in line with the college policy.
Lead and develop the department’s curriculum intent, its implementation and
evaluation of knowledge, skills and understanding students have gained against
expectations (its impact). Lead, develop and implement teaching and learning policies,
plans, targets and practices to ensure contribution to whole College improvement.

• Develop and implement policies and practices which reflect the College's
commitment to high achievement and effective teaching, learning and
assessment;
• develop and implement policies and practices which reflect the College's
commitment to every child;
• lead developments across the subject area which identify clear targets,
timescales and success criteria for the Curriculum Area Development Plan;
• to lead the development of syllabus choice and schemes of learning taking
account of College and National trends;
• ensure the maintenance and availability of accurate and up to date information
about the Curriculum area;
• to analyse departmental and college data to ensure that student performance
targets are in line with whole College targets; create a positive atmosphere for
learning for all students across the Curriculum area including the management of
behaviour;
• to contribute to the development of College policies;
• to act as a champion for your Curriculum area and contribute to whole College
issues;
• to implement College policies and procedures e.g. Equal Opportunities, Health
and Safety, SEND, Literacy, Numeracy and ICT across the curriculum area;
• to ensure provision for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students across
the curriculum area in lessons and other activities.