Assistant Principal: Teaching & Learning

Manchester Health Academy, Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £56,579 to £62,426
Leadership level Senior Leader

Job description

Leadership Range 14-18: £56,579 to £62,426 per annum

Required from September 2020

The Role
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and enthusiastic professional to join our senior leadership team during an exciting phase of Academy expansion and development. The outstanding candidate will lead and develop teaching and learning strategies for all students, but with a focus on strategies to improve the knowledge, understanding and progress of disadvantaged students and SEND students.

Reporting to the Vice Principal (Standards), and with responsibility for both the strategic leadership of a core faculty area, and a specific year group; this role will be accountable for the provision of a comprehensive range of outstanding professional development activities for staff, including the leadership and coordination of the staff performance management and review system.

There will be responsibility for the organization and development of MHA’s NQT and trainee teachers program.

What we’re looking for
We are seeking an outstanding teacher to make a distinctive contribution to the leadership of the Academy, who is aligned with our mission to improve the life chances of our students in the local community to which we serve. Suitable candidates will be committed, hardworking and caring practitioners with a proven track record in the classroom and within their current middle or senior leadership role. The successful candidate will be able evidence leadership ability which has led to measurable impact as well as the development of successful teaching and learning strategies in their curriculum area and beyond.

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.

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 and are seeking exceptional and inspiring individuals to help us achieve this ambition.

Why work for us?
This is an excellent opportunity for you to join our Academy during a period of expansion and growth. In return we will promise you a stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and where you will have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your continuing progression. Additional benefits include:
• Teachers Pension Scheme
• Free parking
• Free use of the community gym facilities
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Short commute to city centre

Application Form
Completed application forms are to be emailed by the closing date/time to: Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Closing date: 20 April 2020 - 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.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 844 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Manchester Health Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

School location

Moor Road, Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester, M23 9BP