This job expired on 11 October 2022

  • Closing date

    11 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    29 September 2022

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Full-time equivalent salary

United Learning Pay Scale (competitive) + SEND Allowance

Lead Teacher and Manager of the Resourced Provision job summary

William Hulme’s Grammar School (WHGS) is a well-established 3-18 Academy and is one of the most over-subscribed school in Greater Manchester with a long and distinguished history. It has a very inclusive and diverse community with over 40 languages spoken and our school is truly representative of Manchester’s rich multi-cultural heritage. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and particularly those committed to diversity and inclusion.

We provide:?

  • An all-through 3 - 18 school experience.
  • A learning environment based on very high academic standards.
  • A school where all pupils are encouraged to reach their true potential and parents are welcome.
  • The best of the independent school tradition such as the House system and a tremendous range of extra-curricular activities.
  • An exciting place to learn with excellent facilities, new technology and a wide range of teaching and learning experiences.
  • A vibrant and tolerant multi-cultural community.
  • A deeper learning of the wider world through our enterprise activities.
  • Outstanding careers advice and an opportunity to meet former students who have gone on to be successful in a variety of occupations.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint an outstanding and inspirational teacher and manager to our Resourced Provision (RP) for pupils with ASD. The provision currently meets the needs of 12 pupils with a diagnosis of ASD and an EHCP, in KS3 and 4, but will expand in September 2024 to have capacity for 25 pupils including pupils in KS1 and 2 in a purpose-built, state of the art facility.

The successful candidate will be instrumental in the development, planning and implementation of the new build, recruiting new staff and welcoming our new cohort of students to the Resourced Provision. Working closely with the Director of SEND, the Resourced Provision Manager will oversee the day-to-day provision for pupils with autism as well as playing a key role in the development of the curriculum offer and interventions delivered in the base. The Resourced Provision Manager will also contributing to whole school CPD on autism and Social Communication Difficulties and will hold a Safeguarding responsibility for students on the SEND register.

A successful track record of working with pupils with complex additional needs is required along with huge aspiration for these pupils and an ambition for them to become part of the life of our school and flourish here at WHGS.

William Hulme's Grammar School is one of the most over-subscribed schools in Greater Manchester’s amongst the most successful comprehensive schools in the country. It is an all-through (3-18) Academy of nearly 1600 pupils with a wide range of abilities, ethnicities and backgrounds and is part of United Learning, a large, and growing, group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England..

United Learning schools work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. Our subject specialists, our Group-wide intranet, our own curriculum and our online learning portal all help us share knowledge and resources, helping to simplify work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance.

As a Group, we can reward our staff better: with good career opportunities, better pay, benefits, and ultimately, the satisfaction of helping children to succeed. We invest in our staff wellbeing. Our academies each have at least eight INSET days per year (with three of those solely dedicated to planning), and an ongoing group-wide wellbeing programme. It's an ethos we call ‘the best in everyone’.

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About William Hulme's Grammar School

School type
Academy, Christian, ages 3 to 18
School size
1595 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 18

William Hulme’s Grammar School is the second most over-subscribed school in Manchester and one of the most successful comprehensive schools in the country. WHGS is an all-through (3-18) Academy of over 1450 pupils with a wide range of abilities, ethnicities and backgrounds.

The Academy has a relatively new Sixth Form Centre, a two-form entry Primary Phase and has specialist rooms in the Secondary Phase, including fully equipped science labs, a library, ICT resource centre, music practice rooms, design, technology and art rooms. There is also a sports hall with changing facilities, along with full kitchen and dining facilities in the Primary, Secondary and Sixth Form.

Inspectors judged the school to be Good in all phases in its most recent inspection, May 2019

William Hulme’s Grammar School is a vibrant, multicultural school that welcomes children from all backgrounds and beliefs. We are committed to ensuring that all children receive a first class education that prepares them thoroughly for the future and allows them to play an active role in the life of the school and wider community. The school encourages staff to organise events and trips (home and abroad), extra-curricular and subject enrichment activities, to develop the whole child, to prepare him/her for the challenges of the modern world.

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