Lead Practitioner - Mathematics, Manchester

Closing date:

Manchester Health Academy (MHA)Manchester

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teacher Pay Scale plus TLR2a and a Recruitment and Retention Allowance
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

NOR 916, 11 – 19 

Lead Practitioner – Mathematics

*This position attracts a TLR2a allowance of £2,721 per annum and a recruitment and retention allowance of £2,000 per annum (fixed term for 2 years)*

The Role

Due to increasing student numbers, we are currently seeking to appoint an exceptional person to join our expanding Maths team. 

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious qualified teacher looking for their next role. We offer the opportunity to work as part of a supportive and dedicated department.  For each and every person employed at Manchester Health Academy, we offer you excellent CPD, unwavering support from our senior leadership team and continual opportunities for succeed at your own personal and professional development.


The Department

Our Mathematics department currently consists of 8 excellent practitioners. We will provide a comprehensive support and mentoring programme for the successful candidate to ensure that you excel at your role and can fulfil your own ambitions and potential. 

Additional benefits to working at MHA

- Teachers’ Pension Scheme

-      Free parking

- Free use of the community gym facilities

- Cycle to Work Scheme

- 10 minute commute to city centre

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 have recently completed a further £10 million expansion project. 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. 

Our vision is to combine education and health in transforming the futures of our young people. 

We are on the journey to becoming the provider of choice in a secondary setting and the hub of our local community: we will achieve this ambition. Does this excite you? Do you want to be part of something outstanding? 

Please visit our most recent Ofsted report to see what they say about our teaching and learning at MHA.

What we’re looking for

We are seeking to appoint a passionate and a highly motivated individual, with a proven track record of success and of innovative teaching and learning strategies.  This position will play a central role in guiding a vibrant, friendly and forward thinking team towards even better outcomes for our students. You will be involved in the development of key staff members and trainee teachers, and will play a significant role in implementing alternative exciting approaches in the teaching of mathematics.  We are therefore seeking an experienced, dedicated and outstanding teacher with a unique approach to teaching and learning that inspires both colleagues and students.  You will be ambitious and seeking to develop into a Middle Leader in the near future. 

Why work for us?

In return we will promise you a stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and encouraged to take a leading role in the development of the Academy vision and strategy. You will also have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression.


Application Form

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

Prospective applicants are also encouraged to visit the Academy to view our inspiring learning environment. To arrange an informal visit, please contact Tracy Mellor - HR Officer - t.mellor@manchesterhealthacademy.org.uk. 

Closing date: Friday 18 October 2019 – 9 am


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.

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. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 161 998 3992
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