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Deputy Student Support Services Manager - 37 hours/52 weeks

Longley Park Sixth FormSheffield

Our opportunity

We wish to appoint a Deputy Student Support Services Manager to support the Student Support Services Manager in leading the Sixth Form’s Support Services team and to act as the Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL).

Core duties of the role will be to assist with the line management of the Wellbeing team to provide outstanding support to vulnerable young adults, to act as DDSL within the primary safeguarding team responsible for managing safeguarding disclosures, attending all multi agency meetings and maintaining appropriate records, coordinating the Sixth Form Wellbeing Service for students experiencing personal, social, behavioural, emotional difficulties, supervising the administration of the 16-19 bursary fund and free school meal scheme and coordinating/developing student welfare initiatives such as counselling and sexual heath drop-in clinic.

Ideally the successful candidate will hold a specialist qualification in areas such as student support, mentoring, counselling or guidance or the equivalent of this, and must have a sound knowledge of the 14-19 curriculum and experience of working with young people in a supportive role. 

It is desirable for candidates to have 2 years’ experience in a similar or related role and have an awareness of local safeguarding partnerships and support services.  Candidates must be IT literate, have excellent organisational, time-management and communication skills and be committed to providing quality customer service and solution focussed.

Longley Park Sixth Form is a 16-19 academy and proud to be part of the Brigantia Learning Trust. Based in North East Sheffield, Brigantia Learning Trust provides 2-19+ learning pathways for local children and young people with an ethos of high expectations and support. We are especially proud of our diverse and inclusive learning environment. Longley Park is a melting pot of ideas, beliefs, cultures and languages – just like the world. It’s a perfect example of the great ideas that can come to life when we listen to each other, share opinions and work together.

Students’ individuality and aspirations are just as important to us as academic success, which is why we foster their personal curiosity and creativity. 


We can offer:

A hardworking and committed department

An excellent learning environment

Fantastic students

High quality professional development and support

Opportunities to work with colleagues across an ambitious and forward-thinking 2-18+ Sheffield Trust

A chance to make a real difference to the lives of young people.


Brigantia Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) form in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.


Want to find out more? To arrange an informal chat please contact Matthew Fieldsend by email MFieldsend@brigantiatrust.net. To submit an application or request an information pack please contact Brigantia Human Resources, by email recruitment@brigantiatrust.net Details are also available on our websites, www.brigantiatrust.net and www.longleypark.ac.uk 

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 7th December 2021


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