Manor is a highly over-subscribed and outstanding 11-16 Church of England Academy located in the beautiful historic City of York.  In 2016 the school gained 70% A*-C in English and Maths combine and a positive Progress 8 score.  Manor is an outstanding school with a long and proud history. 

Manor is part of Hope Learning Trust, York, which is a new multi-academy trust for both primary and secondary schools.  The academy is recognised as a National Support School and designated a Teaching School.  


Teacher of English

Permanent, 1.0FTE,  Start - 01 September, or as soon thereafter

Salary - Main Pay Grade (M1 - M6)

We seek to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and energetic Teacher of English to join our hardworking and successful department at Manor CE Academy. The ideal candidate will be focused on high quality teaching in English at key Stage 3 and 4, and have a passion for working with young people.  This post would suitable for newly qualified or more experienced teachers. 

The successful candidate will be:

  • able to inspire and motivate learners and students
  • able to work collaboratively with the department and wider school staff
  • committed to raising standards of learning for all
  • focused on improving teaching and learning
  • a creative and innovative thinker
  • a team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • committed to improving levels of participation and performance in extra-curricular activities
  • keen to engage in their own continuous professional development

The English Department

We are a dedicated, creative and highly successful team of seven subject specialists. The department occupies six full sized classrooms plus seminar rooms for smaller groups, all equipped with PCs and projectors.  The department has its own workroom, which becomes a place for the team to congregate during breaks, fostering a supportive and friendly atmosphere.   

In Key Stage 3, all students follow a varied English curriculum, balancing different skills, genres and eras.  Year 9 is our GCSE preparation year, in which skills for the Key Stage 4 curriculum are introduced, then all students study both AQA English Language and AQA English Literature GCSE courses in Years 10 and 11.  We make full and creative use of students’ iPads to enhance their learning.  As a team we are looking to continually deepen our understanding of the new GCSEs and to improve our delivery of content through sharing best practice.

The closing date for applications is 23 June 2017.  Interviews will be held week commencing 26 June.  An application form can be found below.  Please complete and return to Mrs K Forrester (  In addition, pleasure submit an accompanying statement to outline how your experiences demonstrate that you meet the person specification.  Maximum two sides A4,  size 12 font.

For an informal discussion, please contact either Mrs Rebecca Lowman ( or Mrs Kathy Bowes,  Telephone 01904 798722.


Teaching Assistants (4)

25 hours per week, term-time only

Grade 4 (£16,793-£18,292) pro rata

Temporary for one year in the first instance

We are looking to appoint four Teaching Assistants from September 2017 – Monday to Friday, term-time only on 25 hours per week.  These posts are temporary for one year in the first instance.

The Teaching Assistants will work under the direction of the teacher to undertake work, care and support programmes, to enable access to learning for students and to assist the teacher in the management of students.  Previous experience of working with children with learning and behavioural difficulties is desirable.

Job description and application form are available to download from the website below.   Please submit completed application forms by post or electronically to Karen Forrester, Manor CE Academy, Millfield Lane, Nether Poppleton, York, YO26 6PA, or by email to, no later than Friday 23 June 2017.  Interviews will be held week commencing 03 July.


Administrative Assistant

Grade 3 (£8,388 - £8,613)

Monday – Wednesday – 22.5 hours

Term-time only

We are looking to appoint an Administrative Assistant as soon as possible to provide an efficient and effective support service within the main office. The successful candidate will have a bright, pleasant and outgoing personality who can represent the academy, and possess good IT and customer service skills.

The appointed person will work within a team environment in a busy, but friendly office and undertake a variety of clerical and administrative work as well as reception duties on the student and visitor desk.

The individual will be highly organised and have a proactive approach and in addition it is essential to main confidentiality and exercise tact at all times.

The hours of work will be Monday – Wednesday (08:30 – 16:30) term time only.

A job description and application form can be downloaded from the website below.

Closing date for applications is Monday 03 July 2017. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 11 July 2017. An application form can be found below. Please complete and return to Mrs K Forrester


Student Support Officer

Monday – Friday, Full-time

Salary – Grade 5   (£15,516 - £17,059)

Term-time only

We are looking to appoint a Student Support Worker, from September 2017.  This is a new post where the successful candidate will work alongside colleagues in the Welfare team including the Behaviour Support Manager and Educational Support Worker.

The post holder will support students with behavioural issues or other barriers affecting their learning.

Applicants will need to demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills to be the key point of contact between parents, students and the Welfare team, whilst at the same time promote and maintain safety, privacy and dignity of all young people in accordance with Safeguarding guidance.

A full job description (draft) and application form (Support Staff) are available below.  Please complete and return to Mrs K Forrester, Support Services Manager. Email applications are welcome and should be sent to

Closing date for applications:  Monday 03 July 2017

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 03 July 2017.


Safeguarding Statement

Teacher application form

Support Staff application form

Teacher person specification

Administrative Assistant job description

Student Support Officer job description