Director of Mathematics, Wythenshawe, Manchester

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Manchester Health Academy (MHA)Wythenshawe, Manchester

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Start date: Easter 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £53,160 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

NOR 754, 11-19 

Director of Mathematics

UPS3 plus TLR1d and a 2 year fixed term recruitment and retention allowance (i.e. £53,160 per annum)

Required for Easter 2018

Manchester Health Academy opened in September 2009 and is sponsored by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. In September 2010 the Academy moved into a £20 million state-of-the-art building and is now amongst the most popular schools in the city, showing significant academic improvement, a rapidly expanding student population and growing sixth form provision.  Rated by Ofsted in April 2015 as a good school, with many outstanding features, we are now embarking on the next stage of our journey to outstanding and are looking for exceptional and inspiring individuals to help us achieve this ambition.  The school is expanding and a £10 million project is set to conclude in September 2018 with a brand new English and Maths block.

We are currently seeking to appoint an experienced, committed, ambitious and dynamic Director of Mathematics, who will play a key role in the Academy's journey towards Outstanding to start Easter 2018.

The successful candidate will be an experienced leader, or an experienced assistant curriculum leader, aspiring to move into a senior leadership position within the next few years.  We are looking for a strategic thinker who is also an inspirational and outstanding practitioner with excellent curriculum knowledge and pedagogical practice, who has a desire to ensure the best life chances for all students. We are seeking an individual who has a proven record for delivering effective strategies to improve standards of teaching and learning in order to create an ambitious, innovative and collegiate department. 

You will:

  • Lead the strategic direction of the Head of Mathematics and the staff within the maths team in delivering our vision of an outstanding, inclusive Academy with the highest standards of teaching, learning and pupil progress.
  • Lead, manage and support the Head of Mathematics to promote outstanding academic progress.
  • Have the knowledge, experience and ambition to teach across a range of ages and    abilities.
  • Be a highly skilled, resourceful and enthusiastic individual able to inspire and      motivate students and staff.

You will be joining an ambitious and innovative organisation which is looking for imaginative practitioners to secure positive outcomes for our young people. We offer bespoke leadership and professional development opportunities and we look forward to your application.

An application form, job description and person specification are available for download from our website (

Completed application form and supporting statement to be emailed by the closing date/time to: -

To arrange an appointment for an informal discussion or opportunity to visit the academy, please contact Tracy Mellor - HR Officer -  In the interests of economy, only short listed candidates will be notified.

Closing date:  Friday 8 December 2017  - 9 am

Interview dates:14h December 2017

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We therefore follow safer recruitment procedures and successful candidates are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service, along with other pre-employment checks.

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More about Manchester Health Academy (MHA)
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Moor Road, Wythenshawe, Manchester, M23 9BP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 998 3992
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