Head of Business, IT & Computing, Manchester

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Manchester Creative & Media AcademyManchester

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR2b
Contract term: Permanent

This is a unique role providing the successful applicant with the opportunity to shape the academy’s digital strategy, whilst leading a dedicated team. As the world of work develops, we must ensure that our students are equipped to succeed in an ever changing landscape. Working with organisations and businesses including the academy’s sponsor the Co-op and its digital team, the successful applicant will ensure that the academy is a key educational partner within Manchester’s digital and business community.

The right candidate will have the drive and ambition to achieve excellence in teaching and learning and to share excellent practice within your subject area across the academy. You will put young people first and have the highest expectations of them, yourself and others. Great interpersonal skills are key to effective leadership and management as well as being able to develop relationships both within the academy and beyond.

The Head of Computing, IT & Business will lead the department in delivering this challenging and exciting work so that the highest standards are achieved.

The Academy has a team of highly skilled and committed professionals who are relentless in their pursuit of excellence to improve the life chances of our students. An excellent career and professional development offer is also at the heart of the academy’s commitment to you.

Our core co-operative values define us. Every member of staff in our academy follows our ‘Ways of Being’;

  • Do what matters most
  • Be yourself, always
  • Show you care
  • Succeed together

MCMA is a large campus set in nine acres of urban woodland and the learning spaces incorporate state of the art ICT, media and performance spaces. The Computing, IT and Business department is well-resourced to provide all students with what they need to develop their skills. This is an exciting opportunity for an inspirational and creative teacher to play a crucial role in the Academy and be part of the Co-op Academies, one of the top performing multi-academy Trusts in the country.

Application form, job description and person specification are available from our academy website: http://www.mcmacademy.coop/vacancies and from The Co-op Academies Trust website at http://www.coopacademies.co.uk/work-with-us/vacancies.

Completed applications should be returned to the Academy by email to jobapplications@mcmacademy.coop by 2pm on Friday 18th May 2018.
To arrange a visit or for an informal chat, please contact Debbie Hindle on 0161 681 1592 option 2

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

MCMA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the DBS. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
Applicants who are not contacted during this period may assume that they have not been successful but are thanked for their interest. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants who are not called for interview.

The Co-operative Academies Trust has a fantastic benefits package including discount gym memberships, childcare vouchers, healthcare packages and co-operative discount offers.

The Co-operative Academies Trust is an aware employer and is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked offers.
If you feel you have the passion and drive and are committed to our vision of excellence, then we look forward to receiving your application.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: 300 Victoria Avenue East, Blackley, Manchester, M9 7SS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 681 1592
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