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  • Closing date

    24 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 January 2023

Job details

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  • Learning support or cover supervisor

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Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Band 3 - £28,400 - £30,451 (FTE) Dependent on Experience

Head of Year job summary

Head of Year

A Leadership TLR will be available for a suitably qualified candidate to lead Year 11 from September 2023

Start Date: As soon as possible

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday (08:00 AM – 16:00)

Salary: Band 3 - £28,400 - £30,451 (Full Time Equivalent) Dependent on Experience

£26,275 - £28,173 (Actual Salary)

Contract: Permanent – Full Time, Term Time (including INSET) plus 3 weeks

Conditions of Service: United Learning Contract

The Academy is based in Eccles, Manchester, just off Junction 11 of the M60 – Manchester’s ring road. It serves a predominantly white working class population and the proportion of students eligible for student premium funding is above national average. The proportion of students with special educational needs is in line with national average.

Why join us?

Salford City Academy is an 11- 16 school which is growing at a fast rate. We are now oversubscribed, and we are always looking for opportunities to recruit excellent candidates into our fantastic team. Ofsted, again, recognised us as a good school in 2022, with high ambitions and expectations for all of our students. We also achieved our best ever results last academic year and we are building on these with our current cohort. Our pursuit of educational excellence is based upon our fundamental belief that every student has the capacity to become a successful fulfil their aspirations. Within SCA, we embrace collaborative partnerships with all schools within United learning, and we are excited to be part of the ‘Salford Cluster’ which incorporates 3 other secondary Academies and 2 primary schools. The opportunities for professional development are vast and we actively encourage staff to become involved in a range of CPD programmes. If you are passionate about inspiring young adults, are hardworking, a team player, creative and resilient you will be an ideal candidate to join us on our continuing improvement journey.

We enjoy state of the art facilities, designed to engage, and motivate learners. As an academy committed to professional development, all teaching staff will be expected to actively participate in CPD programmes. We work collaboratively, share good practice, and have a trust-wide approach to development. We need to make sure we have the right people in the right place doing the job that is needed to build excellent provision for our children and young people. Staff are supported and developed professionally to make sure they can do that and are valued and recognised for their work.

We are also proud members of the Salford community, constantly striving to be the best and bringing out the best in everyone. Tolerance, mutual respect, honesty, and co-operation are fostered in line with our Culture of Excellence where staff and students work towards our REACT values in all aspects of academy life.

What we are looking for:

Salford City Academy are seeking to appoint an outstanding Head of Year to support and promote positive student attitudes to learning, providing a complementary service to existing teachers and support staff. The successful candidate will have the ability to work flexibly in a team situation whilst being able to prioritise, show initiative and work independently, ensuring key routine tasks are achieved within deadlines. The academy is a positive environment where no 2 days will be the same, the right candidate will adapt to the demands of each day and display a proactive attitude always looking to be proactive.

What we offer:

  • Opportunity to work within a team of highly supportive and creative colleagues.
  • Excellent professional development and guidance.
  • An academy committed to doing the best for each one of its students and staff members.
  • An academy that insists on impeccably behaved students through a successful disruptive free learning system and REACT values.
  • A dedicated wellbeing team who are there to support you.

For full details of the role and responsibilities, please see the associated job description and person specification. To apply, please complete the online application form by clicking ‘apply’. Please note that we do not accept CVs.

We also encourage visits at any time, so that interested candidates can meet our wonderful students and staff.

Closing Date: 9:00am on Friday 24th February 2023

Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 27th February 2023

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.

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)
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 Salford City Academy

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

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