Teacher of Drama and Music (Performing Arts), Sale, Manchester

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Ashton on Mersey SchoolSale, Manchester

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The school is a very popular and over-subscribed mixed 11-18 school situated in pleasant surroundings on the outskirts of Manchester. Ashton on Mersey School is part of The Dean Trust multi-academy and sponsor. The school enjoys a close partnership with Manchester United Football Club, its principal sponsor. Ashton on Mersey School has enjoyed five consecutive ‘outstanding’ Ofsted Reports.  

Over the years we have become a school of first choice; we continue to build and develop on our success and were delighted to be awarded with the Greater Manchester Secondary School of the Year Award in 2014.  

Ashton on Mersey School is an exceptional school with an outstanding reputation founded on our Mission Statement: ‘To provide opportunities in order to assist all pupils to achieve their full potential and to treat pupils as we would wish to have our own children treated.’ This ethos exists in every aspect of the school as we seek to provide each student with the opportunity to attain their full academic potential and the skills and qualifications to access further education or the world of work.  

The post holder will be expected to teach Performing Arts across the full age and ability range, including both Music and Drama. This is an ideal opportunity for a New Qualified Teacher seeking their first post in an ambitious school or an experienced teacher looking for a new opportunity to work in an “Outstanding” school.  

What are we looking for?  

• A well-qualified, talented and dedicated individual holding Qualified Teacher Status 

• A teacher who is determined to provide the best quality teaching and support for every pupil, and who are committed to maintaining our high standards 

• A teacher who is committed to ensuring that every pupil is given the opportunity to achieve their potential and meet the high expectations set for them  

• A teacher who believes the schools vision that everyone can achieve their highest potential and ambition, whoever they are  

• A teacher with a continued commitment to their own professional development  

For more information about Ashton on Mersey School please click on the 'learn more about this school' button below.  


The Dean Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check and Disqualification

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More about Ashton on Mersey School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cecil Avenue, Sale, Cheshire, M33 5BP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 973 1179
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