Head of Drama (Internal Vacancy)

  • Contract type - Permanent
  • Salary range - MPS/UPS + TLR
  • Location - Manchester
  • Closing date - April 15, 2022

Due to the growing popularity of the academy and a rapid growth in student numbers, we are seeking to appoint a talented, inspirational, committed and dynamic Head of Drama Teacher to join our team.

We are looking for a candidate who demonstrates unconditional positive regard for young people and who has the highest expectations of themselves and others and with an ambition to make a difference. You will have the opportunity to help shape the way the department moves forward. You will be joining a team of highly skilled and committed professionals who are relentless in the pursuit of excellence to improve the life chances of our pupils. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and will be highly effective in promoting and securing excellence for all. You will have the drive and ambition to help drive forward excellence in teaching and learning within the Digital Communications department.

The Co-op Academy Manchester opened in September 2010 in a new build and is sponsored by the Co-operative Group, which is one of Manchester’s largest businesses. The culture of the Academy has a strong ethical stance, using the Co-op’s values and principles to inspire individuals in the academy to develop as global citizens.

Being part of a multi-academy Trust, sponsored by The Coop Group, we mirror their values in everyday academy life. The academy is in the top 1% of all schools nationally with its excellent attendance of over 97%. Our most recent OSFTED inspection (February 2018) saw the academy judged as ‘Good’ with many outstanding features. 2019 saw record results across the academy, with English Language gaining over 70% Grade 4 and above, and English Literature achieving over 80%. This is an exciting time to join us: due to the academy’s reputation in the area there are plenty of opportunities for progression for the right candidate.
A competitive salary will be offered if the successful applicant can show:

● A commitment to the values and beliefs of fairness, ambition and respect
● He/she is a good classroom practitioner and able to motivate, engage and inspire students.
● A strong commitment to the students and raising standards
● An interest in career progression

Please write a letter of interest no longer than 2 A4 sheets and send to Claire.downend@coopacademies.co.uk

Closing date is 15 April 2022



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