Assistant Principal/Associate Assistant Principal Teaching & Learning – Literacy Lead, Calderdale

Closing date:Expiring soon

Trinity Academy Sowerby BridgeCalderdale

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary up to £60,755
Contract term: Permanent

Trinity Academy Sowerby Bridge 

Assistant Principal/Associate Assistant Principal

Teaching & Learning – Literacy Lead

Salary up to £60,755

We are currently looking for a senior leader at the academy. We are open to accepting applications from less experienced candidates who wish to develop into a senior leadership position or experienced professionals looking for a new challenge.

Trinity Sowerby Bridge is a new academy within the Trinity Multi-Academy Trust, transferring to the trust in January 2018.   The flagship academy, Trinity Academy Halifax is a model of excellence for the growing number of academies and free schools joining the trust. The team behind the success at Trinity are working to help those joining our trust to replicate their successes in improving the outcomes for children and young people.

Sowerby Bridge has a new leadership team in place, led by an Executive Principal.  Through robust, clear systems and support; we can ensure that teachers can focus on developing their teaching.  Our mantra of ‘Culture & Consistency = Excellence’ is something that we are proud of and all staff support us to maintain this philosophy.

Our leadership team has a relentless focus on creating a culture of high expectations and consistency, where students and staff are able to excel and we are currently looking for a dynamic, passionate and inspirational leader to join our senior leader team. As the Assistant Principal, Data you will provide strategic leadership of the direction, management and development of data management and its use across the academy.  

This Assistant Principal post offers the opportunity to join a growing Multi Academy Trust senior leader team, and as our leadership structures develop we intend to develop capacity in all areas of our improvement strategies. The postholder will have responsibility for outcomes in English and will have proven experience and expertise to lead this key area of the academy.  You will be expected to lead curriculum area by providing strategic direction as to what learning in the area will look like in the future; encouraging innovation and research and evaluating student performance, and leading on strategies that increase achievement.   

The successful candidate will be offered the opportunity to join the senior leadership team, as an associate senior leader. Aspirations and ambitions are high, and the trust’s outstanding leadership team will embed targeted and effective support, which is based on world class, proven systems.  The vision is to transform education at Sowerby Bridge, with the intention of providing an outstanding education to students; this presents a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.  With the support from Trinity Academy this is a realistic and achievable goal, which has been shown through the results and outcomes of the flagship academy.   

The potential is huge and the fantastic opportunities this presents, require the expertise and commitment of dedicated staff and key to our continuing success is the quality of teaching.  As a trust we invest in the professional development of staff and are able to offer comprehensive, regular CPD opportunities for all staff.  This includes cross-trust working.  

You must be fully committed to optimising the opportunities that are available to children and young people, secure in the knowledge that you will be joining an ambitious forward-thinking Academy Trust that sets the standards for our family of schools and academies.

Closing date: 9am 25 March 2019

Interviews: To be confirmed 

Potential candidates are welcome to visit the academy during our Recruitment Open Evening on Tuesday 19 March from 5.30-6.30pm, alternatively, please contact the academy to arrange an appointment.  For more information and to apply for this role, please visit our recruitment website; 

Trinity Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are made subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer and want our staff profile to reflect the community we serve.

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More about Trinity Academy Sowerby Bridge
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Albert Road, Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire, HX6 2NW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1422 831011
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Trinity Academy Sowerby Bridge is a new academy within the Trinity Multi-Academy Trust, due to transfer in January 2018. The trust is growing and its CEO is a National Leader of Education.  

The trust’s flagship academy, Trinity Academy Halifax, ...