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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

Teachers Pay Scale Dependent Upon Experience

Additional allowances

SEN Allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors seek to appoint a dynamic, hard working individual who will live up to our school motto of “do your best”. The suitable candidate to this post will be able to teach pupils with a range of learning disability and associated needs. Applications from ECTs are welcomed. You will teach several areas of the curriculum and be responsible for a class group. You will be responsible for co-ordinating the whole school development of an area of the curriculum (unless you are an NQT). We would welcome applications from teachers who have been trained to teach in primary schools as well as secondary. You will be supported by a strong experienced team. You will benefit from opportunities to engage in an excellent staff development and training programme. The successful applicant will benefit from working in a school wth a positive, caring, ethos where team work is important.

An interest in working with complex young people within our structure learner department is desirable.

What the school offers its staff

At North Ridge we recognise that staff are our most important resource and are to be valued, supported, and encouraged to develop both personally and professionally within a community built on understanding and respect.

We are committed to the delivery of our suite of wellbeing, family friendly and flexible working policies to help colleagues achieve a healthy work life balance.

At North Ridge we provide a variety of employee benefits including;

  • An employee assistance programme providing access to a 24-hour helpline, personal, legal, and financial support and guidance

  • Access to the Manchester Credit Union

  • Access to the City Council’s cycle to work scheme

  • Staff access to our school health and fitness suite

  • Staff sessions with our school counsellor

  • Support from our 5 trained mental health first aiders

  • Continued professional development for all staff

  • An inhouse incentive system including 100% attendance, half termly rewards, refreshments and lunch provision

  • Employer contributions for both Local Government Pension Scheme and Teacher Pension Scheme

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 North Ridge High School

School type
Special school, ages 11 to 19
School size
202 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number

North Ridge is an Outstanding specialist high school for pupils with persistent and complex special educational needs, aged 11-19 years.

We are a fast developing school split across two sites in North Manchester. Our main site is located in Higher Blackley, and our 6th Form HUB in Cheetham Hill. The 6th Form HUB incorporates a range of student led businesses serving our school and the local community.

Arranging a visit to North Ridge High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@northridge.manchester.sch.uk.

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