Post 16 Manager (part time)

  • Contract type - Permanent | Either 1 day per week (7.4 hours) or 2 days per week (14.8 hours) | Term time only + 5 days
  • Salary range - SCP23 - SCP28 (£28,226 - £32,798 FTE or actual 1 day per week: £4,806 - £5,585 2 days per week: £9,613 - £11,170
  • Location - Co-op Academy Priesthorpe, LS28 5SG
  • Closing date - July 18, 2022

Do you want to join an academy which has a friendly culture and is inclusive?  An academy where the senior leaders invest into the well-being and development of all colleagues?

We’re looking for a part time Post 16 Manager to join our team in September 2022!

As a Post 16 Manager you will provide curriculum and pastoral support to the Post 16 team to ensure outcomes and engagement in learning from students. You will work with the KS5 Leader to coordinate and monitor academic and pastoral intervention as well as support attendance monitoring and strategies to improve in line with the academy policy.

You will also be responsible for the mentoring and support of students, at risk of underperforming as identified through progress and behaviour data, in consultation with the KS5 Leader. You will act as the first point of contact for parents/carers with concerns or issues regarding student welfare that are/may impact on levels of progress.

This position is open to either 1 day (7.4 hours) per week or 2 days (14.8 hours) per week. Applications are accepted for both. Please state on your application how many days you are applying for.

Salary: SCP23 – SCP28 (£28,226 – £32,798 FTE) or actual 1 day per week: £4,806 – £5,585 2 days per week: £9,613 – £11,170

At the top of your game, you’ll relate well to young people, collaborate effectively with other adults and work constructively as part of a team. You’ll need to be an enthusiastic team player with the ability to use initiative, work independently and stay organised.

You’ll do all this whilst capturing the spirit of our vision and values and whilst role-modelling exceptional professional behaviours.

Co-op Academy Priesthorpe is situated in Pudsey and just 15 minutes from both Leeds and Bradford centre with places for 1250 students and 135 colleagues. The Academy has a very special ethos, which visitors continue to comment on. Equity and equality are key drivers for us in ensuring that all students have the opportunity to excel within a highly inclusive and supportive community.

Why us? 

What our team does really counts. And we offer a wide range of benefits and rewards to recognise the part you play in our success. Whether they benefit your finances, your well-being, or your family, in or outside work. We care and do what matters most!

Benefits include:

  • Dedicated well-being committee and well-being activities at the end of each term
  • Supportive Academy Leadership Team
  • ‘Community’ sessions once a week with free breakfast and 25 minutes to connect and chat with colleagues
  • ‘CRAFT’ sessions every 2 weeks investing in personal development for all colleagues
  • Christmas shopping day
  • Local government pension scheme and recognised continuous service
  • Co-operative flexible benefits, including cycle to work and 20% Co-op discount and 10% from non branded products. Discount on Co-op services (insurance & legal)
  • Free flu vaccine and eye tests with money towards glasses
  • Health-care cash-back scheme
  • Discounted gym membership and leisure activities
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme offering advice to you and your family around legal, financial, health as well as free counselling 
  • Travel season ticket and rental deposit loans

Our Values

We require all team members to live and breathe our core values, and be passionate about offering an outstanding education to children in our academy whilst also building character strengths to give them the best start in their journey. The right candidate will become a valuable member of the Priesthorpe community.

We follow the Co-op’s ‘Ways of Being’ which are:

  • Succeed together – Cooperating is what makes us different; we’re better and stronger when we work together.
  • Be yourself, always – We bring our best self to the academy, so that we each contribute and respect others for doing the same. Of course, being yourself isn’t about excusing poor behaviours that contradict our other Ways of Being Co-op.
  • Do what matters most – What matters most is ensuring that our students achieve the best possible outcomes.
  • Show you care – We care about our Trust, our colleagues, our students, their parents, our Co-op and communities, now and for the future.

So, if you believe in our values and have experience for this role, we would love to hear from you! 

Visits to the school are strongly welcomed.  Please contact or call 0113 2574115 and ask to speak to Jess in HR or Louise Ellis the Principals PA. You can also view a virtual tour here:  

Closing date for applications: Monday 18th July at 9am

Interviews will take place on: TBC

How to apply

Let’s get the ball rolling, apply now. The Co-op Academies Trust operates blind shortlisting as part of its recruitment process to ensure a fair and rigorous process. Please complete PARTA and PARTB application forms attached below and email back to before 9am on Monday 18th July.

If you have any further questions please contact Jess in the HR team:

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 and two satisfactory references. All our colleagues are expected to demonstrate a commitment to co-operative values and principles.

The Trust is also committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnerships. 



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