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Assistant Headteacher

Manor High SchoolLeicestershire

Assistant Headteacher 

Required from Summer Term or Autumn Term 2022, to be negotiated

L10 – L14

Focus:  Working with the leadership team to promote excellence through development of the whole child, with emphasis on character and resilience.  

Manor High School is an over-subscribed 11-16 school of 930 students with excellent GCSE outcomes.  We have a culturally diverse population, from both Oadby, surrounding areas and the entire city of Leicester.  Manor High is a founding member of the OAK Multi-Academy Trust.  Our Trust is committed to valuing all individuals from all walks of life.  

We seek a strategically focused individual with enthusiasm, passion and resilience who will make a significant contribution to the Senior Leadership Team and work closely with the senior teams across the Trust.  

The successful candidate will be: 

  • A well-qualified, highly motivated middle or senior leader with experience of effecting change;
  • An innovative and excellent classroom practitioner with a proven track record of success, able to engage and inspire KS3 and KS4 students;
  • Committed to inspiring excellence across the school with the aim of securing outstanding outcomes and progress for all groups of students;
  • Committed to the development and leadership of programmes that widen the school experience for all students, facilitate social mobility and fair access.   
  • Able to achieve high levels of investment by all students and their families.  
  • Dynamic and enthusiastic, with excellent interpersonal skills that enable positive relationships with stakeholders and the wider community;
  • A strong leader, able to inspire, challenge, motivate and empower individuals and teams;
  • Outward looking with a collaborative approach to school improvement.


The successful candidate will be supported through:

  • Ongoing professional development
  • A highly experienced leadership team
  • Collaboration across schools
  • Enthusiastic teams of staff, committed to continually raising standards
  • A thriving and successful Multi-Academy Trust
  • Well-motivated students and supportive parents.

We look forward to receiving your application, with a letter, evidencing how you have effected school improvement and change.  For more information, an informal conversation or to arrange a visit, please contact the Headteacher: lpowell@manorhigh.leics.sch.uk 

Interviews will be in early January.  


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