Assistant Head of House, Manchester

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Wellacre AcademyManchester

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for an Assistant Head of House to start as soon as possible.

Wellacre Academy in Trafford was designated 'Good' by Ofsted following a successful inspection in May 2017. Inspectors highlighted a number of key reasons for the school's success, including:

  • Strong leadership and governance provide the school with good capacity to sustain further improvement and move to outstanding.
  • The school is producing "well-rounded citizens that have the skills such as resilience, self-confidence, self-worth and empathy to prepare them for the next stage of their lives."
  • A resounding positive judgement on the behaviour of the boys at the school and that the boys "feel safe and are safe" at the school, that boys are free from bullying and that "the school is highly inclusive and welcoming."
  • Pupils' conduct around the school is consistently good. They are self-disciplined and orderly when they move around the school. The atmosphere is calm and safe. Pupils are respected and show respect for one another.
  • Pupils have good attitudes to learning. They are attentive and contribute enthusiastically in lessons. Pupils are proud of their achievements and are a credit to the school.

We would like to hear from all candidates, no matter what point in your career you are currently at. 

You will be able to work, as part of a team, with young people who may have social, emotional and behavioural difficulties and motivate them to succeed. You should be a dedicated and passionate professional who will inspire students and be committed to raising the aspirations of all - regardless of background.

We offer the opportunity to be part of a highly innovative and successful Inclusion Team where quality teaching and pastoral care is at the heart of our school; a friendly and supportive working environment with a commitment to staff wellbeing and a comprehensive induction programme leading to the opportunity to engage in further professional development.

If you feel that you could add value to our school and have the necessary energy, enthusiasm and sense of humour to join us, please complete the application form included. 

Completed application forms should be emailed electronically to 

Closing date: Monday 17th June at 10.00am

Interview date: w/c 24th June 2019

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More about Wellacre Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Irlam Road, Flixton, Manchester, Lancashire, M41 6AP, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 161 7485011
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Located in Flixton, Greater Manchester, Wellacre Academy is a boys’ secondary school. First opened in 1955, the school has seen extensive development and modernisation over the years, with some of the most recent development including a fully floodli...