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Company number: 10257544
Greater Manchester Learning Trust (GMLT)

Head of Media & Film -
Parrs Wood High School

Head of Media and Film with the ability to teach English up to GCSE TLR2a £2,667

Required for September 2018


We are seeking a dynamic, inspirational and resilient leader who is passionate about improving standards and achievement for our richly diverse and truly comprehensive student body.

Parrs Wood High School has realised significant improvements in standards and outcomes in recent years and these improvements were validated by Ofsted in December 2013 when we were judged as Good in all areas. Our 2016 GCSE results were our best ever and placed us in the top 250 schools nationally.

The school is committed to improving opportunities and life chances for all our students, whether they aspire to Oxbridge Universities, first-class apprenticeship programmes or wish to enter the workplace with training.

We are looking to appoint an outstanding Head of Media and Film to join our cohesive, hardworking and motivated English team. You will be supported fully in ensuring high standards of behaviour and work ethic and will be expected to contribute to the faculty vision of implementing a challenging, knowledge rich curriculum that seeks to ensure all our students fulfil their academic and social potential.

Experience in teaching English at Key 3 and 4 is essential. Download the Job & Person Specification to see full details of the vacancy.

We look forward to your application to join us on our journey to Outstanding.


Parrs Wood High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.


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Located in the South Manchester suburb of Didsbury, within cosmopolitan Greater Manchester, and with a unique village-within-a-town-within-a-city feel. There are strong commuter links throughout the North West including good rail and tram infrastructure and easy access to Manchester City Centre, with the Universities close by and the International Airport only some 10 minutes (5 miles) away. Parrs Wood High School is commutable from most of the main towns in the region including Manchester, Stockport, Trafford, Bolton, Warrington, the other towns in Greater Manchester and from much of Merseyside, Cheshire, Lancashire, and Derbyshire via the M56, M60, M67 and M62. The Trust is close to the culture and bustle of city life, but lies close to the beautiful Peak District hills and Cheshire plains.

Closing date:
Mon 21st May 2018