School Direct

Get into Teaching - Training Events:

  • Get Into teaching - South Yorkshire, Saturday 12th October 2019, 9.30 - 2.30 pm Charles Street Building, Sheffield Hallam University.
  • Teach Yorkshire Recruitment Event, Saturday 9th November 2019, 10  am - 12 noon, Outwood Institute of Education, Adwick, Doncaster.  

Sheffield South East Learning Partnership (SSELP) aims to provide outstanding ITT training leading to long term career prospects within one of our 18 schools. A high percentage of our graduates have found employment within our schools and have excelled within their NQT year and beyond.

We are a collaboration of schools, working in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University, with the aim of sharing and promoting excellent standards and practice in primary education.

SSELP Schools are proud to represent a wide variety of catchment areas, with many being multi-cultural, offering a range of varied training experiences throughout the programme. SSELP School Direct is uniquely placed to provide a wide variety of training opportunities across a diverse network of schools. SSELP schools are passionate about delivering a creative curriculum which meets the needs of all our children. The schools work collaboratively to enhance ITT provision and to provide outstanding training and career opportunities to all teachers within SSELP.

Many SSELP schools are recognised as centres of excellent practice, offering school to school support and leading on school improvement projects across Sheffield and beyond. Practice within our schools is firmly based on action research and we continually strive to implement the outcomes of educational research.


  • Proven track record in ITT training –now in our 5th year
  • Well established, skilled and experienced team to support your training needs.
  • Opportunity to gain school based experience prior to application and training.
  • Highly trained School Based Tutors to support your bespoke training programme
  • High quality academic input provided by Sheffield Hallam University enhanced by school based specialists.
  • Emphasis on evidence based practice drawing on the best pedagogical research.
  • Experience gained during SSELP training will ensure that you are well equipped to teach in any school.
  • SSELP has well established networks that enable the sharing of good practice across schools, so that you will have access to a wide range of experiences and expertise.

Teaching in a SSELP school will enable you to make a huge difference to the life chances of the children you teach.

We are extremely happy to show you around our schools and to provide you with school based work experience. 


Fiona Heath - School Direct Lead - -  0114 2502760

Anna Ainsley - Deputy School Direct Lead -             Twitter: @SSELPschdirect            Facebook: @sselp