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Secondary SEMH Partnership Manager

Education - School

School Leadership Teaching

Elms Bank

Bury Secondary Partnerships,

Elms Bank, Ripon Avenue, Whitefield, Manchester, M45 8PJ


Required as soon as possible.


Secondary schools and the Metropolitan Borough of Bury Council have formed two exciting and innovative locality partnerships, which will strategically manage the provision for pupils experiencing social emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs. A vital part of this work will involve links with social care, health and education.


This is a full time post and the salary is Leadership Scale L20 – L24 (£63,806 to £70,370 per annum).


The successful candidate will lead and facilitate the work of the partnership working amongst schools and services in Bury to drive developments as they grow to meet the needs of pupils. You will have a pivotal role in establishing and managing systems to deploy partnership resources and promoting the inclusive values of the partnerships and shaping future provision. A secondment would be considered for a suitable candidate.


It is essential that:

  • You have the ability to lead and influence school leaders and other professionals
  • You have a strong commitment to the needs of vulnerable pupils
  • You have excellent communication and organisation skills
  • You believe in collaboration and schools working together
  • You are committed to multi agency working
  • You hold a current UK driving licence and insurance for business journeys

This role requires an outstanding and highly motivated individual who will have the opportunity to influence the lives of a generation of young people. If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity or for an informal conversation please contact Orienne Langley-Sadler on 0161 766 1597.


Elms Bank Special School ( is hosting this post on behalf of the Partnerships and Local Authority and are also managing the recruitment process.


Employees have a responsibility for, and must be committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.


Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.


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Interviews will be held on Wednesday 1st May 2019.


An application form is available here and is returnable to Mrs O Langley-Sadler, Head of School at Elms Bank or by email to by 9.00am on Wednesday 17th April 2019.

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application deadline

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17th Apr 2019

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