Job Vacancies

St Philip’s C of E Primary School is a single form, Voluntary Aided primary school in Hulme, Manchester. We are part of the Community of Saints C of E Federation. If you have not already had the opportunity to come to look at our school in action during the school day, our classrooms are hives of activity, full of creativity, learning and laughter, making our school an exciting place to be.

It is our school’s priority that the education our children receive will enable them to achieve their academic potential and progress confidently into the next phase of their education. However, it is equally important that all our children are constantly immersed in wonderful experiences that allow them to grow into enthusiastic and successful individuals.

St Philip’s has a unique opportunity to shape our community, which is a privilege. We take seriously and passionately the opportunity that we have to add to the lives of the community that we serve. We want to be a place which sees us all continually asking the question “How can we be better?” We are constantly looking at ways that we can improve, asking ourselves how we can do things better. We want to be a positive force in our community. We can offer you:

  • Excellent opportunities for CPD
  • A supportive staff and Governing Body
  • Enthusiastic pupils who are keen to learn
  • A school which fosters community cohesion

Please see the sections below for details on our current vacancies.



Current Vacancies

Federation SENCO

The Governors of the newly created Community of Saints Church of England Federation are looking to recruit a creative and forward-thinking SENCO with a proven track record of success to help drive our organisation forward. This is a varied role and the successful candidate will be involved in shaping and leading the provision for children with special educational needs across the federation. The Community of Saints C of E Federation currently consists of two single form primary schools not far from Manchester City Centre, St James’ C of E (Rusholme) and St Philip’s C of E (Hulme), and the successful candidate will need the flexibility to be able to embrace the requirement to work at both sites.

The successful person will be highly organised and have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate and inspire others. That person:

  • Will have an excellent understanding of the principles of inclusive teaching.
  • Will understand their statutory duties in relation to SEND and equality.
  • Will be strong in the use of data to track progress and identify needs.
  • Will understand the importance of early identification of pupils with additional needs.
  • Will understand a range of strategies and research-based interventions to support staff to meet the needs of pupils.
  • Understand the importance of developing positive working relationships with all stakeholders, including parents and outside agencies.


  • Closing date: Wednesday 11th October (11/10/23)
  • Shortlisting: Friday 13th October (13/10/23)
  • Interviews: Wednesday 18th October (18/10/23)


Please see below for the job description, person spec and application form

Head of School - St Philip's

St Philip’s is looking to recruit an exceptional, inspirational, dynamic individual to join us. The successful person will become the Head of School at St Philip’s C of E Primary School.

This role is an exciting opportunity to play a lead role in developing and shaping our school. St Philip’s is part of the Community of Saints C of E Federation and is excited about the future and the possibilities ahead.

Our new Head of School will have a proven track record in developing themselves and others, be able to show high quality experience of leading and working in high performing teams and will be driven to achieving the very best for our children.

They will have evidence of successful leadership in an education setting and the ability to support and drive our vision for outstanding education which promotes spiritual, moral and cultural development.


  • Closing Date: Tuesday 17th October 2023 (17/10/23)
  • Shortlisting: Wednesday 18th October 2023 (18/10/23)
  • Interviews: Monday 30th October 2023 (30/10/23)


  • Start date: 1/1/24

Please see below for the job description, person spec and application form