Deputy Head Teacher, Manchester

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North Ridge High SchoolManchester

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership range 12-16
Contract term: Permanent

North Ridge is a specialist support school for pupils with persistent and complex special educational needs, aged 11-19 years.We opened in September 2006. We are an outstanding school (Ofsted 2014) and a National Support School (February 2016). Are you looking for an exciting challenge? Do you want to join an enthusiastic truly collaborative team that strives to achieve our goal of excellence? We wish to appoint the following:

Due to the expansion of North Ridge and possible federation with another Manchester Special School the Governors seek to appoint a dynamic, hard working individual to this post who will live up to our school motto of “do your best”. You will have significant experience as teacher of SEN pupils, experience of working in a special school is desirable but not essential.

  • You will be able to teach pupils with special educational needs.
  • You will have experience as a middle manager, be an excellent teacher and have aspirations to develop your leadership skills further.
  • You will be responsible for leading major areas of school development and supporting the Exceutive Head Teacher and Head of School in the day to day running of the school.
  • A committment to team work is an essential attribute.

The successful applicant will benefit from working in a school wth a positive, caring, ethos where team work is important and a supportive staff development and training programme is available. Please telephone or email for further details and an application pack.

Closing date Monday 19.3.2018- 12.00 noon, shortlisting 22.3.18

Interviews 26/ 27.3.2018

(candidates are required to complete an application form available on the school website or by emailing  All applications should be retruned to

The Governors of the school are committed to safeguarding pupils in the school and all posts require DBS clearance.

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More about North Ridge High School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Alworth Road, Blackley, Manchester, M9 0RP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 234 3588