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  • Start date details

    Summer term

  • Closing date

    16 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    2 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS Suitable for an NQT

What skills and experience we're looking for

Teaching English is a key role within the academy, ensuring that the academy’s vision of excellence and success is achieved within this core department. Through having the highest expectations, you will be able to continue to drive up standards of achievement, attainment and enjoyment for the subject so that all pupils can make exceptional progress.

The successful applicant will be committed to offering high quality learning experiences within the department which has high quality teaching and learning at its heart. You will be passionate about teaching English and have a strong desire to develop within pupils a real interest in the subject by offering them a range of high quality experiences both inside and outside of the classroom. You will also be committed to ensuring that all pupils are given the best opportunities to succeed and use strategies that will ignite within each learner a strong desire to achieve their very best. To facilitate this, the English department consists of dedicated teaching rooms. Each of the rooms is equipped with a smart board, whiteboard and a visualiser.

The successful candidate will be able to enthuse, motivate and inspire children, generating within them a love for learning. Good teamwork, high standards and a capacity for hard work will have been at the core of your success. You will be a creative thinker with an ability and determination to develop Co-op Academy North Manchester as a centre of excellence within the subject area.

Co-op Academy North Manchester’s vision is ‘Together we have the highest aspirations and expectations so that everyone achieves excellence in all they do and are equipped to lead happy and successful lives.’ The vision and values of the Academy and those of Co-op Academies Trust are at the heart of all that we seek to achieve and are evident throughout the school.

You will be joining us at an exciting time as the academy enters a period of growth. Together we have been really successful but now we need to increase our teaching capacity so that we can secure an even better future for our pupils, staff and wider community.

Here at Co-op Academy North Manchester, we take time to know our pupils and have the highest expectations and aspirations for them. Our pupils are polite and courteous and excellent relationships are at the heart of our success. The academy prides itself on offering a rich curriculum that includes an extensive range of extra-curricular activities and clubs for all pupils which promotes their understanding of the world in which they live and the difference that they can make within it. Our Safeguarding/PSHE/SMSC and Careers curriculum is a strength of the academy and pupils develop a range of skills that enable them to be confident to be who they want to be.

Strong leadership has been at the heart of our success. Our leaders are committed and reflective individuals who are themselves empowered but who also have the ability to both inspire and empower others to realise our academy’s vision. We understand and implement the Co-op Ways of Being of: ‘succeed together’, ‘show you care’,‘be yourself always’ and ‘do what matters most’,understanding the unique importance of each as well as how they must be implemented together to ensure that success is achieved in the ‘right’ way.

We do hope that once you have read the information provided in the pack, you are excited by the prospect of joining us and are keen to be a part of our next chapter.

What the school offers its staff

Co-op Academies Trust as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We value variety and individual differences, and aim to create a culture, environment and practices at all levels which encompass acceptance, respect and inclusion. All our colleagues are expected to demonstrate a commitment to co-operative values and principles.

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About Co-op Academy North Manchester

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1182 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0161 681 1592

Co-op Academy North Manchester is a secondary school based in Blackley. We are extremely ambitious for our pupils and work hard to ensure that they leave the Academy equipped to lead happy and successful lives.

We are a sponsor-led Academy that is part of the Co-op Academies Trust. Through a great education the Trust is changing the lives of young people across the North of England. They work with us to empower teachers and young people to work together for a better education and community.

What makes our school unique is that the Trust is sponsored by the Co-op Group. This relationship means that staff benefit from all the business expertise that has seen the Co-op grow to be one of the most ethically driven and respected businesses in the country.

Values and Vision

Respect - for ourselves, each other and our community

Commitment - to strive to achieve our best and support others to achieve their best

Trust - in ourselves and each other

We are delighted that in February 2019, Ofsted declared us a 'Good' school. Inspectors said, "staff are approachable and unwaveringly considerate of pupils' emotional and physical well-being."


Twitter - @CoopAcademyNM

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