This academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All vacancies are subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

Please note: CV’s are not accepted. Only fully completed application forms are to be submitted for shortlisting.


Teaching Roles 



Support Staff

Student Support Assistant

Salary: NJC Grade 4 (£17,391 - £18,672) pro-rata 32.5 hours per week actual salary £13207 - £14,334. Term time only

 Required for January 2019

Staffordshire University Academy is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Student Support Assistant to join the academy Progress Centre.

We have access to high quality facilities and resources and work within a strong team structure that allows best practice to be shared. The successful candidate will join a team of friendly and supportive colleagues who want to achieve the very best outcomes for our students.

The successful candidate will work with small groups of students or on a one to one basis, to help them to achieve their potential and be successful both inside and outside school by providing support to overcome barriers to learning. It is desirable but not essential that you have prior experience of working with groups of 11 – 18 year olds.Advert Job Description

Catering Assistant

Grade 1 / scale point 6 (£8.50 per hour)

15 Hours per week / 39 working weeks

we are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and proactive Catering Assistant to join the team. We are an 11-19 academy who take pride in our in house catering service, providing our students and staff with quality meals and a friendly service.

Successful applicants should have previous experience working in the food industry, preferably in an environment with children. A current level two hygiene certificate is desirable but can be renewed with the academy prior to appointment. Knowledge of health and safety in the kitchen is essential as an integral part of catering operations.

The successful candidate will assist in the operation of the catering service including the preparation and cooking of food and beverages. Setting up and clearing away service points and dining equipment and serving meals to students and staff.advert, job description


Associate Teacher - Are you a university graduate who is looking for an exciting career in education?  We are looking to recruit an Associate Teacher to our team, as we continue to transform our academy.  The successful candidate will have excellent subject knowledge in their specialism, and a keen thirst to provide the best life chances to young people. The post is ideal for candidates who have aspirations of moving into teaching within the next two years, via schools direct or the Assessment Route only pathways to teaching.advert, job description

Student Support Assistant Apprentice - Working as an apprentice Teaching Assistant you’ll provide support to teachers in preparing for lessons and helping create a safe and enjoyable learning environment for all pupils. During lessons, you’ll work together with the class teacher to support pupils with classroom activities and help to manage behaviour.  Excellent communication and enthusiasm will be key in supporting all pupils to progress, achieve and overcome any problems. You will support all areas of the curriculum including literacy, numeracy and ICT within the classroom. You’ll also accompany teaching staff and pupils on trips and other out-of-school activities


We would welcome colleagues to apply to join SUA to teach or to become part of our very strong team of support staff. The staff here all really do care and are incredibly supportive of one another. I really enjoy my job, I love teaching and I love seeing students responding to some really great teaching and learning opportunities and activities each week. The academy is also in a period of growth with increasing numbers of students applying to join us into Year 7; we are delighted by this. If you would like to come and have a look around our academy before deciding to apply, I am certain you will be impressed by what you see! 

Mrs Hillier - Principal


SUAT supports and leads in the set-up of new academies joining the partnership.  The services provided by the central support function cover both educational and non-educational support.  In terms of educational support, SUAT is linked to the School of Education of Staffordshire University, which is an outstanding ITT provider.

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