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South Yorkshire Teaching Hub

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Designated as one of only 87 national Teaching School Hubs, the South Yorkshire Teaching Hub is a centre of excellence for teacher training and development. They support schools and empower teaching professionals by delivering and sign-posting evidence-based professional development to teachers and leaders at every stage of their career. The South Yorkshire Teaching Hub is here from the moment they consider working in education through to leadership and beyond.

They bring together all the teaching expertise from over 318 schools in the region. The South Yorkshire Teaching Hub is proud to serve the local community of Sheffield and Rotherham and work alongside their hub schools and education partners to support recruitment, training, development and retention of teachers within the region's amazing schools.

South Yorkshire Teaching Hub mapThey connect our education community, sharing opportunities, showcasing great practice and providing training and development opportunities for all. 

They have all you need to know if you want to:

  • Join the teaching profession.
  • Find new, exciting roles working in the region's schools.
  • Discover exciting opportunities in the region.
  • Further your professional development.
  • Find out more about what’s going on in teaching in the region.
  • Make a difference to young people's lives in the area.

Their remit is to:

  • Deliver the DfE’s ‘golden thread’ of Initial Teacher Training (ITT), Early Career Framework (ECF) and National Professional Qualifications (NPQs).
  • Be the nucleus for the community, ensuring opportunities and initiatives are shared.
  • Shine a spotlight on the amazing practice taking place in the region.
  • Act as a bridge to connect all education colleagues and partners in the region.
  • Share news, research and papers related to education.

Ultimately their work is focused on developing and improving the outcomes of the region's young people and the people who teach them.

Development opportunities for teaching colleagues:

The South Yorkshire Teaching Hub provides high quality training and support for teaching colleagues including:

  • Delivery of, and supporting the delivery of Initial Teacher Training (ITT).
  • Delivery of, and supporting the delivery of, the Early Career Framework (ECF) to the region’s Early Career Teachers (ECTs).
  • Delivery of both the specialist and leadership National Professional Qualifications (NPQs).
  • Seeking, creating, promoting and delivering Continuous Professional Development (CPD) opportunities for all.
  • Promoting job opportunities in the region’s schools for all colleagues.
  • Bringing together all CPD opportunities from local education partners

Supporting schools and school leaders

They help schools and their leaders with the provision of support and training for all colleagues.  Services we offer to schools include:

  • Delivery of ITT and supporting ITT placements within the area.
  • Delivery of, and supporting the delivery of, the ECF to the region’s ECTs.
  • Providing Appropriate Body (AB) services for ECTs – as each statutory induction process must be overseen by an AB to check that it meets the Teachers’ Standard.
  • Delivery of the entire NPQ suite of programmes.
  • Delivery of a range of CPD programmes.
  • Connecting schools with education support locally and nationally.