Vice Principal

  • Full Time
  • Salary range - Leadership scale L22 - L26 (£67,008 to £73,903)
  • Location - Co-op Academy Manchester
  • Closing date - October 11, 2019
Job description

We are seeking to appoint a Vice Principal with responsibility for Curriculum, Data and Assessment from January 2020.  This is a superb opportunity for the right candidate to join the academy at a very exciting time in its development.  As a result of its rapid improvement, it is now oversubscribed and starting a significant phase of further growth.  Although only opened in 2010, the academy has recently opened a multi-million pound extension, with state of the art facilities.  The successful applicant will join a team of talented and committed staff at an exciting time for the Trust and an exciting time for curriculum development nationally.  This is a pivotal appointment for the continued improvement of the academy.  We are proud of the innovative approaches we have taken so far, and hope to find an individual who can build on our success, challenge our thinking further, be open to new ideas, think creatively and take others with them.

We are looking for an inspirational and knowledgeable colleague to join our leadership team, who is driven to improve the life chances of young people and who has the skills and ability to really make a difference.  The successful candidate will not only be an excellent classroom practitioner, but will have experience of leading, motivating and inspiring others to succeed.  The academy is built upon the values of fairness, ambition and respect, and we are looking for a leader who will not only live these values, but who is collegiate and cooperative in their approach to working alongside students, staff, governors and parents.  Co-op Academy Manchester is proud to be part of the Co-op Academies Trust and the successful candidate will join an ever growing movement of like-minded schools and inspirational colleagues as well as enjoying all of the opportunities and benefits that being part of the Co-op brings.  We welcome applications from experienced senior leaders as well as from ambitious and talented leaders who feel they have the relevant experience to add value and make a difference.  Do take the time to read through the recruitment pack to find out more about what makes Co-op Academy Manchester and Co-op Academies Trust such a great place to be.

Please ensure you complete the application form and provide a letter of application, no longer than 2 sides of A4, which clearly addresses the person specification. This should be returned to Mrs C Downend,

Co-op Academy Manchester is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children, we expect employees to share, practice and promote this commitment. The successful candidate must have good references and an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service and a medical declaration.

“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”.