Teacher of Transition, Manchester

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Manchester AcademyManchester

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: United Learning Pay Policy
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Manchester Academy is vibrant, dynamic and forward thinking teaching community which embraces diversity and is committed to ensuring the success of our students. We are located on the outskirts of the world famous Manchester City Centre which means excellent transport links into Manchester and the North-West.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Key Stage 3 SEN/Transition Teacher to join our Academy. This role requires the post holder to be responsible for ensuring accelerated progress, high quality curriculum provision and effective teaching and learning within the transition area.

The Transition Department provides for learners with a range of needs. We liaise closely with the SEN department to cater for the needs of some of the schools most vulnerable students. Most children in the Transition classes have SEN or EAL and require support and nurture. In September the department is expanding and will have six KS3 classes and a small group of students in Year 10 and 11 doing ASDAN.

The children are taught Maths, English, Science, Religion, History and Geography by their main Transition teacher in one classroom. All other lessons are taught by subject specialists in mainstream school. Due to the needs of the learners we are looking for an enthusiastic and nurturing teacher who understands the needs of children with SEN and EAL who is able to teach a range of subjects at KS3.

Due to the unique nature of this role we welcome candidates who would like to visit the department or discuss the role further. Please contact Rebecca Hancock if you would like to arrange a convenient time. Rebecca.hancock@manchester-academy.org

We are currently looking to appoint an individual who has; 

 • Achieved Qualified Teacher status (or training for). 

• An excellent knowledge of the Key Stage 2 and 3 Curriculum 

• Experience in teaching and the ability to motivate a diverse student body. 

• Strong IT skills and ability to use the Microsoft Office suite.

In return you we will provide you with;  

• The opportunity to work alongside our dedicated and hardworking Transition Department 

• Support with CPD and Development needs.  

• A positive and modern environment in which to work in.

Please read the Job Description for further details on this post.  

 Manchester Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, therefore as part of the Safer Recruitment process, references will be requested if shortlisted for the position. Manchester Academy is committed to a policy of equal opportunities in employment. Appointment will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced DBS check.






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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Moss Lane East, Moss Side, Manchester, M14 4PX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 232 1639
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