12 month fixed term contract (maternity cover)
35 hours per week, term time only (including 5 training days per year) i.e. 39 weeks per academic year
Salary: Grade 5: £18,067 to £20,460 per annum (actual salary)
We currently have an exciting opportunity for someone passionate about the community, to take responsibility for coordinating and delivering a wide range of extended activities to both our students and wider community as a whole. The post holder will also be responsible for developing and leading on-going activities with our partner primary schools as part of the Academy’s transition programme.
What we’re looking for
We are seeking someone who is dedicated to the community and who is keen to encourage and motivate both children and adults to get involved in a wide range of sporting/health related activities. Possessing either a dance/drama qualification and/or a sports coaching certificate, suitable candidates will be experienced in working with young people. They will be self-motivated, organised and flexible with their working hours; having availability to work during occasional weekends/evenings when required in order to deliver a sporting, health related or other dance/drama type course to the community.
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 to accommodate a growing student population we have expanded further with a £10 million project, which concluded in October 2018. 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.
Why work for us?
This is an excellent opportunity for you to join our friendly and dedicated team. In return, we will promise you a stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and where you will have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression as well as a competitive rate of pay. Additional benefits include:
• Excellent Local Government Pension Scheme
• Free parking
• Free use of the community gym facilities
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• 10 minute commute to city centre
Completed application forms are to be emailed by the closing date/time to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Closing date: 25 February 2019 – 9 am
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.