15 days remaining to apply

  • Closing date

    12 February 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 January 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

Competitive, based upon the United Learning pay scale

Primary Phase Classroom Teacher (Y2) job summary

Fixed-term contract from May 2023 to cover a maternity leave.

The Primary Phase of William Hulme’s Grammar School (WHGS) is one of the most over-subscribed primary schools in Manchester. We have an excellent reputation and high aspirations for all of our children, who enjoy a broad and balanced diverse curriculum and are equipped with the skills that will help them to become responsible members of the local and global community.

This is an exciting time to join the school as we continue our journey of moving to exceptional. We are looking for an outstanding, hardworking and inspirational teacher to join our dedicated team of staff from May 2023, to promote excellence in teaching and learning. The current Year 2 teacher will complete SATs with the children before handing over to you. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate that they:

  • Are committed to ensuring that children leave school with the best possible outcomes
  • Can provide engaging learning experiences that inspire and support children to become lifelong, independent learners
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and the commitment to work as part of a team
  • Be a supportive colleague and play a full part as a key member of a team
  • Be innovative and highly motivated
  • Be able to work with parents and carers in providing excellent support.

In return, we offer a competitive salary, a vibrant place to work with great staff and children, where your passion for children’s learning will be valued and where you will find a genuine commitment to continuing and enhancing your professional development.

We are looking for the right candidate for our school and welcome applications from ECTs and experienced Primary teachers. We strongly encourage a visit to the school for a tour and informal chat with the Headteacher. To arrange this, please contact Emma Dunn (Primary Phase Office Manager) on emma.dunn@whgs-academy.org

William Hulme’s Grammar School is a 3-18 All Through Academy and is part of United Learning, a leading group of over 80 academies and independent schools. This enables us to offer you a comprehensive induction programme and unrivalled support and career development opportunities to ensure you achieve your career ambitions and aspirations. Through the United Learning Hub, employees have access to a wide-range of CPD and the opportunity to share good practice with peers across the Group.

Employees of United Learning are offered a number of employee benefits through its reward scheme, United Rewards. United Learning works with Perkbox to offer its employees over 250 exclusive benefits, all through their easy-to-access App. Featuring a huge range of perks, from discounted cinema tickets and holidays, to money off meals out at restaurants nationwide, plus savings on food, technology and clothes shopping. They also offer salary sacrifice schemes such as Childcare Vouchers and Cycle to Work which offer tax and NI savings on new bikes and nursery care.

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About William Hulme's Grammar School

School type
Academy, Christian, ages 3 to 18
School size
1586 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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