Subject Leader - Food Technology, Manchester

Closing date:

Manchester Health Academy (MHA)Manchester

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS plus TLR2a payment
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Required for September 2020  

*This position attracts a TLR2a allowance of £2,796 per annum 

The Role

We are currently seeking to appoint an exceptional person to join our Food Technology department.

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious teacher seeking greater responsibility within their subject area. For each and every person employed at Manchester Health Academy, we offer excellent CPD, unwavering support from our senior leadership team and continual opportunities for succeed at your own personal and professional development.


The Department

Our Food Technology team is currently small but dedicated and supportive. We will provide a comprehensive induction and mentoring programme for the successful candidate to ensure you excel at your role. 

Additional benefits to working at MHA

- Teachers’ Pension Scheme

- Free parking

- Free use of the community gym facilities

- Cycle to Work Scheme

- 10 minute commute to city centre

The School

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 recently completed a further £10 million expansion project. 

Our vision is to combine education and health in transforming the futures of our young people. 

We are on the journey to becoming the provider of choice in a secondary setting and the hub of our local community: we will achieve this ambition. Does this excite you? Do you want to be part of something outstanding? 


What we’re looking for

We are seeking an enthusiastic, creative, committed, qualified teacher who relishes a challenge and will go the extra mile for their students.  You should be passionate about your subject and be capable of inspiring students and generating energy and enthusiasm for learning.  

Why work for us?

In return we will promise you a stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and encouraged to take a leading role in the development of the Academy vision and strategy. You will also have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression.


Application Form

 Completed application forms are to be emailed by the closing date/time to: Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Prospective applicants are also encouraged to visit the Academy to view our inspiring learning environment. To arrange an informal visit, please contact Tracy Mellor - HR Officer - 

Closing date: Friday 27 March 2020 - 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.

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. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 161 998 3992
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