Vacancies across the Bright Futures Educational Trust can be found here.

Are you interested in working for us? The best for everyone, the best from everyone.

Our family of schools places young people, families and communities at the heart of everything we do. We are a true community with shared responsibility and common core values which create a culture of collaboration, opportunity, respect and innovation. We inspire excellence and believe in nurturing the abilities of all within our schools and communities. We empower our young people to build purposeful lives and have the courage and confidence to make a positive contribution to society. through excellence in education all of our young people will have a bright future. As a multi-academy trust with a number of schools we can offer career and personal development to support your aspirations.

Bright Futures and Melland High School is committed to providing equal opportunity in recruitment and employment to all individuals. We will consider candidates without regard to race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation and identity, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status; and without discrimination based on socioeconomic, marital, parental or caregiving status, or any of the previously listed characteristics or statuses.

We value the diversity of our staff and reject any form of harassment, discrimination or victimisation. The Bright Futures Educational Trust vision is: ‘the best for everyone, the best from everyone’. To achieve this, we create and maintain a work environment and culture where people from different backgrounds, and with varying lifestyles, interests, opinions and responsibilities, treat each other with dignity and respect. It is a climate in which our staff feel safe and are inspired and motivated to be their best.

Our schools are dedicated to sustaining and promoting diversity with respect to recruitment, promotion, training and general treatment during employment. We are actively seeking to extend the diversity of our staff.   We aim to ensure that our recruitment processes set up all candidates for success. At interview our aim is to provide a positive experience. We don’t want to catch anyone out, but rather to provide the opportunity for all candidates to be themselves and show us what they are capable of.  Details of the current vacancies we have in our schools are below, please see the application details relating to the post you are interested in.

Stanley Grove Primary Academy Assistant Head of School

Closing date Wednesday 12th May

L6-L12 on Bright Futures Leadership scales: (£47,968 -£55,608)

Are you looking for your next challenge?

Stanley Grove is a larger than average primary school, with a PAN of 690, and joined BFET as a sponsored academy in August 2012. The school was fully refurbished in 2016-2017. The new school facilities incorporate the 1902 Victorian building and a large new extension, which provides a modern EYFS unit and KS1 and 2 shared learning spaces. The outdoor facilities include a Forest School area and a full sized 3G pitch with flood lighting.

We are looking for candidates who see collaboration as a means to strive for excellence in both their professional development and outstanding provision for all pupils. If you have experience of working with children with significant barriers to learning and also a track record as a leader who has raised standards and achievement, demonstrated with outcomes; we would love to hear from you.

We offer a great place to work and an opportunity to join an organisation which really lives its values of community, integrity and passion.

You will find full details of the post and how to find out more about Bright Futures and Stanley Grove Primary Academy, in the comprehensive information pack on our website: .

How to apply for the post is also contained in this pack and the closing date is 12.00noon on Wednesday 12th May. The selection process will take place on Friday 21st May 2021 at Stanley Grove Primary Academy.

Bright Futures Educational Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out and references will be sought for shortlisted candidates and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and other relevant checks with statutory bodies.

Stanley Grove, Longsight, Manchester M12 4NL
t: 0161 224 9495 e:
Head of School: Mrs Amy Footman Executive Principal: Mr Gary Handforth

Registered Office: Bright Futures Educational Trust, Lodge House, Cavendish Road, Bowdon, Altrincham, WA14 2NJ Registered No. 07695771 England and Wales VAT No. 123-2401-71


How to Apply

Our website contains our application form and disclosure of criminal background form. Both completed forms should be emailed to by 5pm on Monday 12th April 2021.