Job Vacancies

Head of Business, IT & Computing

Required to start:   September 2018

Salary:  MPS/UPS + TLR2b

Contract Type:     Permanent


MCMA is a large campus set in nine acres of urban woodland and the learning spaces incorporate state of the art ICT, media and performance spaces. The Business, IT and Computing department is well-resourced to provide all students with the resources that they need to develop their skills. We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, motivational and ambitious leader of this department. This is an exciting opportunity for an inspirational and creative teacher to play a crucial role in the Academy and be part of The Cooperative Academies Trust, one of the top performing multi-academy Trusts in the country.

You will have excellent inter-personal 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 Business, IT and Computing department

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 students.

Our core values of Respect, Commitment and Trust are at the heart of all we do and our vision of excellence permeates our drive to ensure the highest outcomes for every student. This is a key post in ensuring that the Academy continues to move from strength to strength. You will be working in an environment that is serious about learning and serious about providing career development opportunities. The ‘outward facing’ nature of the Academy and its CPD are major strengths and in addition to this, being part of The Co-op Academies Trust affords unique CPD opportunities for the successful candidate.

Application form, job description and person specification are available from our academy website: http://www.mcmacademy.coop/vacancies and from The Co-op Academies Trust website at http://www.coopacademies.co.uk/work-with-us/vacancies.

Completed applications should be returned to the Academy by email to by 2pm on Monday 30th April 2018. Successful applicants will be invited for Interview on Friday 4th May 2018

To arrange a visit or for an informal chat, please contact Debbie Hindle on 0161 681 1592 option 2

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

MCMA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the DBS. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Applicants who are not contacted during this period may assume that they have not been successful but are thanked for their interest. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants who are not called for interview.

The Co-operative Academies Trust has a fantastic benefits package including discount gym memberships, childcare vouchers, healthcare packages and co-operative discount offers.

The Co-operative Academies Trust is an aware employer and 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 offers.

If you feel you have the passion and drive and are committed to our vision of excellence, then we look forward to receiving your application.

SENCO (Special Education Needs Co-ordinator)

Required to start:   Preferably Term 6 of 2018

Salary:  Leadership Scale 1-4

Contract Type:     Permanent

MCMA is a large campus set in nine acres of urban woodland and the learning spaces incorporate state of the art ICT, media and performance spaces. The SEND department is well-resourced to provide all students with the resources that they need to develop their skills. We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, motivational and ambitious SENCO. This is an exciting opportunity for an inspirational and creative teacher to play a crucial role in the Academy and be part of The Cooperative Academies Trust, one of the top performing multi-academy Trusts in the country.

You will have excellent inter-personal 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 SEND department. 

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 students.

Our core values of Respect, Commitment and Trust are at the heart of all we do and our vision of excellence permeates our drive to ensure the highest outcomes for every student. This is a key post in ensuring that the Academy continues to move from strength to strength. You will be working in an environment that is serious about learning and serious about providing career development opportunities. The ‘outward facing’ nature of the Academy and its CPD are major strengths and in addition to this, being part of The Co-op Academies Trust affords unique CPD opportunities for the successful candidate.

Application form, job description and person specification are available from our academy website: http://www.mcmacademy.coop/vacancies and from The Co-op Academies Trust website at http://www.coopacademies.co.uk/work-with-us/vacancies.

Completed applications should be returned to the Academy by email to  by 2pm on 27th April 2018. Successful applicants will be invited for Interview week commencing 30th April 2018.

To arrange a visit or for an informal chat, please contact Debbie Hindle on 0161 681 1592 option 2

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

MCMA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the DBS. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Applicants who are not contacted during this period may assume that they have not been successful but are thanked for their interest. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants who are not called for interview.

The Co-operative Academies Trust has a fantastic benefits package including discount gym memberships, childcare vouchers, healthcare packages and co-operative discount offers.

The Co-operative Academies Trust is an aware employer and 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 offers.

If you feel you have the passion and drive and are committed to our vision of excellence, then we look forward to receiving your application.

Examination Invigilators

Required to start:               From April 2018

Salary:                                   £8.33 Per Hour

Working Pattern:                Variable, on a demand basis.

Contract Type:                    Casual /Temporary

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Manchester Creative & Media Academy, is seeking to appoint additional members to our team of external exam invigilators for the forthcoming summer season of external examinations and beyond.

You will be part of a team responsible for providing support in public and internal examinations, including invigilation of exams, monitoring exam rooms and ensuring examination regulations are adhered to.  The working hours are flexible dependent on the number and length of examinations taking place. They are scheduled as morning and/or afternoon sessions.

To be successful in this role you will need to be well organised, confident and work well as part of a team.  Previous invigilation experience is desirable but not essential as training will be provided.

MCMA is a large campus set in nine acres of urban woodland and the learning spaces incorporate state of the art ICT, media and performance spaces.  Teaching is in dedicated rooms and the MFL department is well-resourced to provide all students with the equipment that they need in order to develop their knowledge and skills. Further monies have been put to one side to resource this new area of the curriculum.

MCMA is part of the Co-operative Academies Trust.  The Trust already sponsors eight successful academies in Leeds, Manchester and Stoke-on-Trent and has been ranked as one of the top performing multi-academy Trusts.  Further information about the Trust and the positive difference that it is making across the North West can be found on their website www.-co-operative.academy.  The Trust also offers an attractive benefits package.  The CPD offer for staff is a strength of both the Academy and the Trust.  We are committed to providing career and professional development opportunities for all staff and a programme is available which offers a wide range of internal and external opportunities.

If you feel you have the passion and drive and are committed to our vision of excellence and our values of Respect, Commitment and Trust, and those of our Sponsor, then we look forward to receiving your application.

Completed applications should be returned by email to by midday on 4th May 2018.  Interviews will take place the following week.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

MCMA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the DBS.  This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Applicants who are not contacted during this period may assume that they have not been successful but are thanked for their interest.  Unfortunately, we are unable to provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants who are not called for interview.

The Manchester Creative and Media Academy is a Coop Academies Trust School having joined the Trust in March 2016. 
 
Through our vision of 'high expectations' and  'excellence' for all, we provide our students with a range of opportunities both inside and outside of the classroom to enable them to build happy and successful lives. We work together for the best in everyone and use the skills of our excellent staff and governors, alongside the opportunities that being part of one of the most successful Trusts in the country brings, to provide our pupils with a unique education.
 
The website will have given you some further information about what makes MCMA so special, but do look at our twitter feed to find out more about what we do each day. 
 
Our commitment to our staff is second to none. Not only will you have access to the Coop Academies Trust benefits package, but we also support our staff with their career and professional development in order that they too can be happy and successful in their careers. We believe that access to excellent training and development is an entitlement of any teacher and our staff members comment on our commitment to this, rating the quality of our CPD highly during staff feedback surveys.
 
Our students work hard. They recognise the high expectations that we have of them and want this for themselves. We believe in pupils having access to a wide range of extra curricular activities and visits and these, along with our well regarded focus on pupils' overall development, helps to create young people who care about themselves, others and the community in which they live. Our extra curricular activities and trips are both fun and varied, encompassing all areas of the curriculum including the creative arts, languages and sports and provide you with opportunities to share your passion for your subject with others.
 
We belong to a wide range of partnerships including work with The Manchester Grammar School and Swire in a mandarin in schools project, The Manchester United Foundation which brings unique opportunities to work with the club and The Manchester Metropolitan University to name but a few. We also support the work of two local teaching schools and play an active role in initial teacher education, recently being asked to share our unique partnership work with ministers and others at a symposium at the Houses of Parliament.  
 
We do hope that what you have read so far inspires you to want to find out more. Please do get in touch if you would like to tour the academy or find out more about any of the opportunities that we have available.