Learning Manager (The Discovery Academy)

The Discovery Academy, Discovery Drive, Stoke-on-Trent, ST2 0GA
Level 6, Actual Salary (£16,965 - £18,730)
05 Jan 2022
17 Jan 2022
Job Ref
Contract Type
Part time temporary
Working Pattern
Term time

Principal: Mr R Kelsall

Required: As Soon As Possible

Learning Manager

Temporary for 1 year

Term Time only, 32.5 Hours per week

Level 6, Actual Salary (£16,965 - £18,730)




The Discovery Academy is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and proactive Learning Manager to provide classroom cover for short-term absence and to provide general support and assistance to departments. The role entails supervising work which has been set by teachers thus enabling students’ learning to continue. There are very clear expectations for students and clear processes to ensure the successful applicant is well supported at all times by the designated Line Manager. The appropriate training will be available.

At the Discovery Academy our guiding principle is to ‘expect excellence’ in everything that we do, to ensure our students ‘Aspire’. ‘Aspire’ represents the aims, values and behaviours that we strive towards (Ambitious; Skilled; Positive; Independent; Respectful; Equipped) and our curriculum is designed to support students in reaching these. Alongside a curriculum that offers breadth and ambition, strong pastoral support ensures students are kept safe and are well looked after and ensures a sense of family is felt throughout the Academy.

The Academy boasts outstanding facilities, a state-of-the-art learning environment and was judged ‘Good’ following an inspection by Ofsted in January 2019. Our growth programme includes a £2 million additional teaching facility, as well as the benefits a large Academy can offer, such as a comprehensive professional development and leadership opportunities.

The Alpha Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other stringent vetting and induction processes.

If you feel that the position is of an interest, you have the right experience and skills and are ready for fresh challenges, then we would love to hear from you.  For an application form and recruitment pack please see our website, https://alphaacademiestrust.co.uk/vacancies/  Should you need any further information regarding your application please contact our Recruitment Team by email at recruitment@alphaacademiestrust.co.uk

Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed, please contact the Academy to arrange a mutually convenient appointment. 

The Alpha Academies Trust requires an application form to be completed, please note CV’s alone will not be accepted. Should you wish to apply, completed application forms should be sent to apply@alphaacademiestrust.co.uk quoting the job reference number detailed above.


Closing Date for this Post: Monday 17th January 2022 at 9:00am

Interview Date: To Be Confirmed

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