Clerk to the Academy Council, Bury

Closing date:

Unsworth AcademyBury
Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £16,863 - £17,391(Pro-rata)
Contract term: Permanent

Unsworth Academy and Tottington High School – Clerk to the Academy Council 


Salary: SET Grade 3 - £16.863-£17,391 (pro-rata, hourly rate £9.36)

Weeks: Casual Basis, minimum of 10 hours per month

Required: ASAP


Unsworth Academy and Tottington High School are thriving schools, with a clear ambitions for their futures.  We seek an exceptional candidate with drive and determination to join our family. The Academy Principals, Senior Leadership Teams, Academy Councillors and staff are committed to securing outstanding in all areas of school life and the best possible outcomes and life chances for all learners.  We are going to create something exceptional for the young people in our community and if this ambition appeals to you, we would be delighted to receive your application.

Unsworth Academy and Tottington High School are academies within the Shaw Education Trust.  The Trust is led by an Executive Leadership Team steeped in school leadership and improvement experience: www.shaw-education.org.uk.  They are committed to the continued professional development of all members of staff and the sustained successful performance of all its academies. We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Clerk to the Academy Council to join our Teams.  The successful candidate will be:

• Enthusiastic, passionate, creative, flexible and innovative with the drive and determination to successfully contribute to whole school improvement

• A dedicated team player who develops excellent relationships with learners and colleagues

• A professional who communicates clear expectations, leads by example and promotes at all times positive behaviour for learning

• Willing to fully support and at all times uphold the policies and positive ethos of the school

• Willing to participate in personal continued professional development

At our schools each learner can feel that they belong to a caring and supportive environment.  The academies are committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of students and expect all staff to share this commitment.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo appropriate child protection screening including a DBS check.



This role requires the successful candidate to work across Unsworth Academy and Tottington High School; both schools are easily accessible from across the region.

Unsworth Academy the school is located 2 minutes drive from the M60/M62/M66 (Junction 17). Tottington High the school is located 10 minutes drive from M60/M62/M66 (Junction 18)

Informal visits to the schools are available, please contact Miss C Allen, Operations Manager (Unsworth Academy) at c.allen@unsworth.shaw-education.org.uk  or on 0161 7969820 or Ms Y Eardley, Operations Manager (Tottington High School) on yeardley@tottingtonhighsch.co.uk or on 01204 882327 to arrange.


Closing Date: 24/02/2020 9am


Interview: 26th February 2020 at Tottington High School


Please forward completed application forms to:

Miss C Allen, Operations Manager, at c.allen@unsworth.shaw-education.org.uk




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