Senior Vice Principal - Standards, Wythenshawe, Manchester

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Manchester Health Academy (MHA)Wythenshawe, Manchester

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Range 27-31 (£74,615 to £82,293)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

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 is now amongst the most popular schools in the city, showing significant academic improvement, a rapidly expanding student population and growing sixth form provision. 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.

We are looking for a special individual who demonstrates considerable leadership ability which has led to excellence for all. Our vision is to combine education and health in transforming the futures of our young people. We are on the journey to becoming the secondary provider of choice and the hub of our local community: we will achieve this ambition. Does this excite you? Do you want to be part of something exceptional? 

We are seeking to appoint a leader who has:

  • a dynamic and innovative flair
  • the learner at the centre of their vision
  • the ability to seek creative solutions 
  • ambition for learners and colleagues to succeed
  • the ability to inspire and implement change 
  • the ability to motivate and challenge
  • an absolute commitment to achieving the highest standards

An application form, job description and person specification are available for download from our website (

Completed application form and supporting statement to be emailed by the closing date/time to: -

To arrange an appointment for an informal discussion or opportunity to visit the academy, please contact Tracy Mellor - HR Officer - In the interests of economy, only short listed candidates will be notified.

Closing date: Monday 16th October - 9 am

Interview dates:19th and 20th October

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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