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Teacher - Dance

Manchester Health Academy, Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester

Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Physical education
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

Required for September 2020

The Role
An opportunity has risen for an ambitious and enthusiastic teacher of Dance to join our existing team of passionate PE staff. We are looking for an ambitious individual to expand the opportunities to further develop a love of dance across the Academy in all formats.

This is an excellent opportunity for an NQT looking to begin their teaching career or an experienced teacher looking for their next role.

For each and every person employed at Manchester Health Academy, we offer you excellent CPD, unwavering support from our senior leadership team and continual opportunities for you to succeed at your own personal and professional development.

The Department
Our PE department currently consists of 5 excellent practitioners. We will provide a comprehensive support and mentoring programme for the successful candidate and ensure that you can fulfil your own ambitions and potential.

Excellent training and support is provided to ensure you excel at your role and are supported in becoming an outstanding teacher.

Additional benefits to working at MHA
- Teachers Pension Scheme
- Free parking
- Free use of the community gym facilities
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- 10 minute commute to city centre

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
The successful candidate will be expected to teach the new BTEC Dance Level 2 as well as Dance to both boys and girls in KS3.

As a member of the Academy teaching staff you will be tasked with delivering an exceptional standard of teaching and learning, which raises aspirations and leads our students to the achievement of the highest academic standards.

This role represents an exciting opportunity to work as a member of a committed and highly innovative team delivering a curriculum where collaboration and team work is essential. We are looking for a highly original and innovative individual, able to make an exceptional contribution to a strong team.

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: recruitment@manchesterhealthacademy.org.uk. 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 - t.mellor@manchesterhealthacademy.org.uk.

Closing date: Monday 2 March 2020 – 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

Degree in subject area

Essential qualifications

QTS and degree in subject area

Essential skills and experience

Recent experience of teaching KS3 and KS4

Experience of supporting students of differing abilities and backgrounds

Evidence of the use of new technologies to improve teaching and learning.

Evidence of the effective use of Assessment for Learning in engaging learners as partners in their learning.

Experience in the effective use of a wide range of teaching methodologies.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 913 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Manchester Health Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@manchesterhealthacademy.org.uk

About Manchester Health Academy

School location

Moor Road, Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester, M23 9BP