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  • Application deadline

    30 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
L17 - L21

Job summary

The Prospere Learning Trust are seeking to appoint a dynamic, inspirational and innovative Vice Principal to join our fantastic team at Manchester Enterprise Academy.

The successful candidate will provide excellent leadership and management to embed the vision and values of the Trust. With an innovative curriculum and high expectations in terms of commitment and hard work, we strive to make sure our students can compete with their peers to secure their 'fantastic future'. This is the 'MEA Way' and sits at the heart of our culture.

We are looking for an outstanding teacher with a proven track record of excellent leadership skills, an absolute commitment to inclusive education and a passion for making a difference to children's lives. This is an opportunity for an ambitious professional to join a rapidly developing and highly successful Trust with an exciting future.

Main purpose of the job:

In addition to those professional responsibilities which are common to all classroom teachers in the school, the post holder’s key responsibilities will be:

To provide excellent leadership and management to embed the vision and values of the Trust and to secure the highest possible outcomes for students across the school

To take full responsibility for the school in the absence of the Headteacher

To take full responsibility for leading and managing significant aspects of the school under the overall direction of the Headteacher.

This is a permanent post.

We offer a wide range of other benefits to staff including: excellent pension schemes (Teachers Pension for Teaching Staff) and cycle to work scheme. We also have a strong focus on staff wellbeing, providing support for healthcare costs plus access to counselling and 24-hour telephone healthcare advice through the BUPA Health Cash Plan

The application closing date is midnight, Sunday 30 January 2022. Interviews will take place on in the week commencing 7 February 2022.

All applicants must be permitted to work in the UK and hold a relevant work permit where necessary. This is not a role in which the Trust sponsors a visa application. If you have lived or worked outside of the UK in the last 5 years, the Trust will also require additional information in order to comply with safer recruitment requirements. Any job offer will be conditional on the satisfactory completion of the necessary pre-employment checks including receipt of satisfactory references.

Applying for the job

Please note we do not accept CVs; applications will only be accepted on the TES application form. References will be applied for at the shortlisting stage. Applications may not be considered if they are incomplete.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
School size
1203 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number

About Manchester Enterprise Academy

Our school is proud to be part of the Prospere Learning Trust. Prospere Learning Trust was formed in September 2017 through the merger of two multi academy trusts. We currently employ over 900 staff and are passionate about providing exceptional education for children from any background so that they become happy, confident adults with excellent academic knowledge and qualifications. We believe that our staff play a vital role in achieving our vision. Great schools thrive because of the great people in them.

All schools within the Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

School location

Simonsway, Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester, M22 9RH

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