Abbey College Manchester was founded in 1990 and over the past twenty eight years has become one of the leading providers of independent sixth form education in Greater Manchester. There are approximately 220 students in the college. We are a dynamic, exciting college, situated in the heart of Manchester providing high quality, flexible A Level, International Foundation and GCSE programmes.
Abbey College Manchester is part of the Alpha Plus Group of schools which is one of the country’s leading educational groups.
This position is one of four posts on the SLT which comprises the Principal, the Assistant Principal Academic and the Assistant Principal Operations who work closely as a team sharing ideas and striving to achieve the best outcome for every student and colleague. The team have an overview of the whole college and together form and implement the college ethos and vision meeting weekly as well as informally and individually.
The Assistant Principal Pastoral and Boarding has an overarching role in leading safeguarding, pastoral welfare and boarding in the college. The post holder will be an experienced teacher and pastoral senior leader with direct experience of working in a boarding environment. Whilst the role is related to student welfare and personal development as well as compliance linked to boarding and safeguarding, the successful candidate will have a strong academic ethos and will ensure there is focus on ensuring students reach their potential from their given starting point. An important part of the role incudes supporting Heads of Year in liaising with parents and agents regarding student progress. At the college we favour an individualised and personalised approach to working with each student and we are looking for someone who shares in that belief.
Full details of the role are provided in the Information pack available here.
The closing date for applications is: Friday 22nd February 2019.
The Alpha Plus Group are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
APG is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as an employee of APG you are expected to share this commitment. The protection of our students’ welfare is the responsibility of all staff within APG Schools and individuals are expected to conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of our organisation.