Deputy Headteacher, Manchester

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The East Manchester AcademyManchester

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Start date: Easter 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

The East Manchester Academy       

A Member of the Education and Leadership Trust

Our mission is to educate, inspire and empower young people to be the next generation of leaders

Deputy Headteacher Personal Development, Behaviour, Well-being and Student Leadership

‘Committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children’

Required for Easter 2019

Competitive Salary 

This is an exciting time for the Academy and the chance to shape the future direction of travel along with the recently appointed Headteacher. 

The school is seeking to appoint an outstanding, motivated, inspirational teacher and creative leader who is passionate about safeguarding, child protection, the well-being of our students and their positive personal development. You will make a difference to the whole TEMA community. You will provide vision and strategic leadership to a team committed to improving outcomes for our young people. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work with and motivate a wide range of people and students. You will be a champion for safeguarding in the school. 

You will join a team of ambitious senior leaders and will assist the Senior Leadership Team in providing a high level strategic, management and operational direction for the school. You will have the opportunity to make a considerable impact on the future direction of the school.

This post offers an outstanding opportunity for professional development in a supportive and highly collaborative environment. We are looking for an exceptional leader who is passionately committed to promoting the highest standards of achievement and positive attitudes to learning and life.

We value our diverse and vibrant community. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum, with class sizes tailored to our students’ needs. Guided choice at Key Stage 4 helps students access the pathway that is best suited to them. Our holistic curriculum supports the spiritual, moral and social development of our students. The Academy’s distinctive offer provides students with a solid foundation for success as confident and respectful young adults.

The East Manchester Academy is committed to safeguarding, child protection and promoting the well-being of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check prior to starting.

In return we offer the following 

  • CPD
  • Bike2work scheme
  • Gym membership
  • Employee Assistance
  • Teachers’ Pension Fund
  • On-site parking for staff
  • Staff Well-being
  • The academy participates  in the childcare voucher scheme 
  • Free annual flu jabs
  • Modern staff room with quiet space for marking with free tea and coffee

Our co-operative Values


We help people to help themselves


We take responsibility for, and answer to our actions


We give our members a say in the way we run our business. We give you a say  in the way we run our school


No matter how much money a member invests in their share account, they still have one vote. Equal rights for everyone


We carry our business in a way that is fair and unbiased


We share interests and common purposes with our members and other co-operatives

Shortlisting is scheduled to take place on Wednesday 23rd January 2019 and interviews are scheduled to take place over two days on Monday 28th January 2019 / Tuesday 29th January 2019. 

As it is not possible to inform each applicant if they have been selected for interview, if you have not been contacted before the interview date please be aware that you will not have been successful on this occasion.

Securely Apply for this Position via WeTransfer

Please visit this vacancy on our website ( and follow the instructions to securely send us your completed application pack:

• Complete your application in your preferred text editor (e.g. Microsoft Word)

• Follow the 'apply now' link on the appropriate vacancy on our website

• Attach your completed application files

• Add your email address to the 'your email' field (so we can easily get in touch if needed)

• Click 'transfer' to send your files

You do not need to sign in or sign up to WeTransfer to use this feature. Alternatively, you can apply by post.

If you have any questions please contact the school at the above address or telephone number or email:

Successful applicants are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service

We encourage you to visit us for a tour of TEMA

Please return your application form to by Sunday 20th January 2019 at midnight.

Job location

More about The East Manchester Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: 60 Grey Mare Lane, Beswick, Manchester, M11 3DS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 230 8039
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The East Manchester Academy is located at the heart of Manchester re-generation area near Sport City and the Etihad Stadium. It is co-located with Beswick library and enjoys fantastic facilities for learning and sport. The Academy joined the Educatio...