Director of Standards Manchester Health Academy, Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester

Job description

NOR 916, 11 – 19
Director of Standards

Teacher Pay Scale plus TLR2c payment

The Role
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.

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. 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.

Application Form
Completed application forms are to be emailed by the closing date/time to: 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 -

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

Essential qualifications

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

Employee benefits

TLR2c payment
Teachers Pension Scheme

About Manchester Health Academy

Moor Road, Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester, M23 9BP
Manchester Health Academy website (opens in a new window)