Teacher – Child Development and Care/Health and Social Care

Manchester Health Academy (MHA)Manchester

Required from Easter 2021

The Role

We are currently seeking to appoint an exceptional person to teach Child Development and Care and Health and Social Care.

We currently deliver the CACHE Level 2 technical award in Child Development and Care and the BTEC Level 2 technical award in Health and Social Care. These are very popular courses at KS4. 


The Department

Our Health & Social Care team is made up of experienced and supportive subject specialists. Results in the health and social care department are consistently high and amongst the best in the school. 

For each and every person employed at Manchester Health Academy, we offer you excellent CPD, unwavering support from our senior leadership team and continual opportunities for you to succeed at your own personal and professional development.  We will provide a comprehensive induction and mentoring programme for the successful candidate to ensure you excel at your role.

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 and are seeking exceptional and inspiring individuals to join our committed team.

What we’re looking for

We are seeking candidates with experience of Health & Social Care / Child Development and an eagerness to get involved with health related projects as well as Personal, Social and Health Education.  The successful candidate will have a keen interest in vocational learning and will therefore fully utilize the strong links we have with our sponsor as well as proactively seeking to create new links.

As a member of the Academy teaching staff you will be tasked with delivering an exceptional standard of teaching and learning, which raises aspirations and leads our students to the achievement of the highest academic standards. 

This role represents an exciting opportunity to work as a member of a committed and highly innovative team delivering a curriculum where collaboration and team work is essential.  We are looking for a highly original and innovative individual, able to make an exceptional contribution to a strong team. 

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.

Additional benefits to working at MHA include

- Teachers Pension Scheme

- Free parking

- Free use of the community gym facilities

- Cycle to Work Scheme

- Short commute to city centre with excellent tram links on the doorstep of the Academy


Application Form 

Completed application forms are to be emailed by the closing date/time to: recruitment@manchesterhealthacademy.org.uk. 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 - t.mellor@manchesterhealthacademy.org.uk. 

Closing date: 22 January 2021 – 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.

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