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Altrincham College is Recruiting

Deputy Headteacher

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding, inspirational teacher and leader to join our Senior Leadership Team.

If you are looking for Deputy Headship in a school where creative and innovative practice are highly valued, then we would like you to apply. You will be energetic, motivated and committed to securing the best outcomes for young people. You will have a proven track record of excellence in leadership at middle or senior leader level and will aspire to Headship.

The successful candidate will be:

  • a creative thinker and innovator
  • emotionally intelligent
  • resilient
  • ambitious for themselves and the school
  • a self-starter and a completer/finisher
  • decisive when required
  • a role model to staff and students
  • have the presence and gravitas to inspire our school community.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the strategic oversight of Behaviour, Pastoral provision and KS5; however, all other roles and responsibilities for this post will be developed utilising and building upon the successful candidate’s skills and knowledge. There will be many opportunities for professional development as part of this role at our school. Please see the job description for further details.

Altrincham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

If you would like further information about this role, please contact Mrs Shields, PA to the Headteacher, on telephone number 0161 980 7173.

Please note that, where at all possible, the interview process will be adapted to accommodate the national lockdown arrangements.

Closing date for applications:         Friday 5 February 2021

Interview dates:     Day One:        Tuesday 9 February 2021

                                    Day Two:        Wednesday 10 February 2021

Start date:                                          September 2021


Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages (French & Spanish): maternity leave cover post

Start:                           April 2021
Salary:                         Teachers’ Mainscale
Location:                     Trafford, South Manchester
Contract Term:           Fixed Term (maternity leave contract): up to one year / full-time

Altrincham College (part of the South Manchester Learning Trust) is an over-subscribed 11-18 Academy set in the pleasant South Manchester suburbs of Hale/Timperley. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

Altrincham College places a high value on professional development; CPD opportunities will be available to the successful applicant.

We seek to appoint an inspirational teacher of Modern Foreign Languages (French/Spanish) as a maternity leave cover for the Head of Department. You should have an outstanding track record of teaching and driving attainment/achievement as an experienced teacher. This post provides the opportunity to teach across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 therefore experience of teaching these key stages would be an advantage.

This post offers the opportunity to work within a hugely talented team in dedicated, well-equipped, specialist classrooms.

Please note that, although Altrincham College is part of a multi-academy trust, we do not employ unqualified teachers. Only applications from candidates with QTS status will be considered for any teaching post.

If you would like to apply to be part of the Altrincham College (SMLT) team please visit the school website at www.altrinchamcollege.com for an application form and more details. Alternatively please call Mrs Shields, PA to the Headteacher, on telephone number 0161 980 7173 or e-mail recruitment@altrinchamcollege.com.

Please note that, where at all possible, the interview process will be adapted to accommodate the national lockdown arrangements.

Closing date:              Friday 5 February 2021
Interview date:         Thursday 11 February 2021
Start date:                  Monday 19 April 2021