Assistant Principal - Curriculum and Standards, Wythenshawe, Manchester

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Manchester Health Academy (MHA)Wythenshawe, Manchester

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £54,250 to £59,857 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Assistant Principal:  Standards and Curriculum

Leadership Range 14-18:  £54,250 - £59,857 per annum 

Required for September 2018

The Role

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and enthusiastic professional to join our effective senior leadership team during an exciting phase of Academy expansion.  Reporting to the Vice Principal (Standards), this role will be accountable for ensuring the effective development and scheduling of a broad and balanced curriculum which matches the needs and abilities of students, and for ensuring effective systems are in place for data management, assessment, recording and reporting to support student progress. The successful applicant will be responsible for the Academic overview of a Year group to ensure students achieve excellent behaviour, attendance, progress and achievement, and strategic leadership of a core faculty area, to ensure excellence in teaching and learning, engagement and student outcomes.

What we're looking for

We are seeking an outstanding teacher to make a distinctive contribution to the leadership of the Academy, who is aligned with our mission to improve the life chances of our students in the local community to which we serve.  Suitable candidates will be committed, hardworking and caring practitioners with a proven track record in the classroom and within their current middle or senior leadership 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 are currently expanding further with a £10 million project set to conclude 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 Academy during a period of expansion and growth.  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 continuing progression.  Additional benefits include:

  • Excellent Teacher Pension Scheme
  • Free parking
  • Free use of the community gym facilities
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • 10 minute commute to city centre

Application Form

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

Closing date: 21st May 2018 - 3pm

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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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
Telephone: +44 161 998 3992
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