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Assistant Head Teacher

Salary scale: L3-7
Working hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent
Based at: Unity Community Primary School, Cheetwood, Manchester

Unity Community Primary School are looking for an outstanding classroom practitioner to join our growing team in September 2019 as Phase Leader for Upper KS2 and as Assistant Headteacher to join our vibrant Senior Leadership Team. The successful candidate will teach our first Year 6 class, as we are a new and growing school, and currently our oldest children are in Year 5. The ideal candidate will be a nurturing and reflective practitioner who is flexible in responding to different demands. This is a unique opportunity to share in the development of the school as it begins its journey to outstanding. The successful candidate will share our vision of a caring school that values diversity and parent and community partnership.

The successful candidate will:
⭐ Be an outstanding classroom practitioner with current/very recent experience in Year 6
⭐ Have high expectations of learning and behaviour
⭐ Have current or very recent experience leading a whole school area (for instance assessment)
⭐ Motivate and inspire children and adults through innovative practice
⭐ Be positive, resilient, flexible and work well in our happy team
⭐ Share Unity’s vision and the values of The Big Life group

Unity can offer:
⭐ Culturally and socially diverse families
⭐ A new building with state of the art technology
⭐ A happy, welcoming staff team
⭐ Opportunities for career development as the school grows

Candidates are encouraged to visit the school and discuss the position with the Headteacher. Please ring the school office on 0161 871 2614 to arrange a convenient time.

How to apply

📝 View the Job Description and Person Specification
📝 Download the Application Form

The closing date for applications is 29 April at 9am. Unfortunately, applications received after this time cannot be considered and CVs cannot be accepted. Interviews will take place on 7 May. Completed application forms can be sent to Gina McMorrow via email, or posted to Gina McMorrow, School Business Manager, Unity Community Primary, 41 Allesley Drive. Manchester, M7 4YE.