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  • Start date details

    Sept 2023

  • Closing date

    17 April 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time: Permanent - Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

SET Grade L13 – L17, £59,558 – £65,699

Pay scale

SET Grade L13 – L17, £59,558 – £65,699

What skills and experience we're looking for

Unsworth Academy is a thriving, oversubscribed, co-educational and non- selective Bury high school. The school is on an incredibly exciting journey of school improvement and when lasted inspected in November 2019 was judged to be Good in all areas. We are now currently halfway through our three year “Good to Outstanding” journey. One highlight of the journey has been digitalisation. All our students and staff have a school iPad that they utilise in and out of lessons. The Academy Principal, Senior Leadership Team, Academy Councillors and staff are unreservedly committed to securing outstanding in all areas of school life and the best possible outcomes and life chances for all our learners. We are seeking an exceptional candidate to join our fantastic team and make a significant contribution to ensure our offer to all our young people is world class. We are seeking someone with drive, resilience, good humour and determination; a creative thinker and a lifelong learner. If this ambition appeals to you, we would be delighted to receive your application.

The successful candidate will be one of three Assistant Principals who, alongside the Principal, two Deputy Principals and an Operations Manager, will drive Unsworth Academy from Good to Outstanding. Your personality will fit with our culture of relentless dissatisfaction and continuous improvement. As a Senior Leader you will be expected to provide challenging and supportive influence on all aspects of the Academy. Working under the direction of the Deputy Principal – Quality of Education the key responsibilities of the role are to:

  • Develop teaching and learning so that it is world class.
  • Lead a culture of pedagogical experimentation and improvement.
  • Build on an existing philosophy of coaching to improve practice.
  • Lead on the use of digital technologies to enhance learning.
  • Professional mentor our ECT and Trainee Teacher cohorts

What the school offers its staff

SHAW EDUCATION TRUST was established in 2014 and is sponsored by Shaw Trust and is a growing group of dynamically awesome academies providing education to children of all ages and abilities. Staff across our team of schools are dedicated to ensuring that every child has the opportunity to be successful, whatever their starting point in life. Unlike other MATs, we don’t enforce a curriculum for all our schools to follow. Instead, we support each individual school to offer a programme that enables our students to deepen their knowledge, develop their skills, sparks their imagination and fires their curiosity.


The Shaw Education Trust offer the following benefits with your Teaching or Support Staff employment:

  • An excellent Local Government Pension Scheme (Support Staff) / Teachers Pension (Teaching Staff)
  • Support Staff only based on working full time, all year - Generous holiday entitlement from your first day of employment (36 days holiday rising to 38 days after 5 years’ service including Bank Holidays)
  • Access to health and wellbeing support via Occupational Health
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to our Institute of Education and fantastic opportunities to help you grow, contribute and flourish in your role and in the Trust.

Colleagues within the Trust benefit from:

  • Access to a full range of courses both in-house and professionally accredited. These courses include all of the National Professional Qualifications – NPQH, NPQSL, NPQML.
  • High quality subject and thematic networks across the Trust and the region.
  • Experienced leadership and subject-specific support.
  • Guidance from former HMIs and serving Ofsted Inspectors within the Trust.
  • Access to the Trust’s Teaching School, Research School, Institute of Education and SCITT.
  • Opportunities to work with different schools within the Trust as a Professional Advocate.
  • Participating in peer reviews.
  • Access to a suite of online courses.
  • Placement projects within our family of schools.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Unsworth Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
946 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

At Unsworth Academy our mission is to work together to inspire and challenge our learners to achieve excellence.

This mission is summed up in our new motto: Inspire, Challenge, Excel

Our Vision: Outstanding in everything we do.

This is our end goal. This is what we are striving to achieve in everything we do.

Our values: Respect, Pride, Ambition

These are our core principles and standards. These are what we consider to be most important to us as a school - to have respect, pride and ambition, for ourselves, our school and others.

Our partnership will secure the very best outcomes for your child. Our partnership will ensure that they achieve their full potential and leave us in Year 11 with the confidence and qualifications to enable them to lead very successful, fulfilling and productive lives.

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