Director of Standards
NOR 916, 11 – 19
Director of Standards
Teacher Pay Scale plus TLR2c payment
We are seeking to recruit an experienced and ambitious teacher into the role of Director of Standards. Being responsible for a year group(s) in a particular Key Stage, the Director of Standards will liaise with the senior leader linked to the year group, form tutors, middle leaders and welfare coordinators. Their role is to monitor the academic and personal development, behaviour and welfare of students within their care and there is also a requirement to teach a core subject, as part of this role.
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. 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.
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: we will achieve this ambition. Does this excite you? Do you want to be part of something outstanding?
Please visit our most recent Ofsted report to see what they say about our teaching and learning at MHA.
What we’re looking for
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and exceptional teacher, who is highly organised, results orientated and a strong team player who relishes a challenge. You will have excellent communication and organisational skills with the ability to work effectively with colleagues, parents and carers. You will already have pastoral experience and be able to demonstrate the required skills to motivate and inspire students to learn.
Applicants must also be able to teach either English, maths or humanities.
Why work for us?
In return we will promise you a stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and encouraged to take a leading role in the development of the Academy vision and strategy. You will also have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression.
Completed application forms are to be emailed by the closing date/time to: email@example.com. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Prospective applicants are also encouraged to visit the Academy to view our inspiring learning environment. To arrange an informal visit, please contact Tracy Mellor - HR Officer - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: Thursday 17 October 2019 – 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.
Essential educational requirements
Qualified teacher status with an honours degree
Teach a core subject
Essential skills and experience
Successful experience and proven track record of student achievement at both KS3 and KS4
Pastoral experience in a secondary school setting
Evidence of successful leadership of a whole school project or area of school
Experience in the effective use of a wide range of teaching methodologies.
Experience in the use of data to raise achievement
Teachers Pension Scheme
About Manchester Health Academy
- Moor Road, Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester, M23 9BP
- Manchester Health Academy website (opens in a new window)