Assistant Principal, Derby

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Cavendish Close Junior AcademyDerby

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L6 - L11
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Assistant Principal  

Cavendish Close Junior Academy (part of The Harmony Trust)

Start Date: January 2018

Salary: L6 – L11

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Cavendish Close Junior Academy is poised to embark on the next stage of its development, having joined The Harmony Trust at the beginning of this academic year. Following this exciting development, we are now looking for a motivated, passionate and committed practitioner to join us as Assistant Principal from January 2018.

Cavendish Close is a large junior school with 330 pupils on roll, located just outside of Derby in the suburb of Chaddesden. Having moved into a new building in Spring 2016, we have access to great facilities and extensive grounds. We are excited to be the sixth school to join The Harmony Trust and are collectively confident about the future.

It’s a great time to join the team as Assistant Principal, especially at such a crucial point in our history. We are looking for someone who will be able to immediately make a positive contribution to the growth of our academy in the coming months and years, as we accelerate our improvement journey. 

Our new Assistant Principal will be an exceptionally talented teaching professional, with an unwavering commitment to providing the best educational and life chances for children. You will join us wholeheartedly in our efforts to raise aspirations and attainment for our pupils and will be able to motivate others in the staff team in the same way. With the opportunity to work alongside an inspirational National Leader of Education, the role offers fantastic development opportunities - particularly for those individuals thinking about headship in the future. 

If you are a talented practitioner, looking for a new challenge, we would love to hear from you. To find out more, visit, or call our recruitment team on 01904 567818, for an informal and confidential discussion.

Closing date: 10am, Friday 13 October 2017.

Final Panel: Thursday 19 October 2017.

Cavendish Close Junior Academy is committed to safeguarding and all posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check. Proof of eligibility to work in the UK will be required if you are invited to interview. 

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More about Cavendish Close Junior Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 11 years
Address: Deborah Drive, Chaddesden, Derby, Derbyshire, DE21 4RJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1332 672338

Cavendish Close Junior Academy is a large school in Chaddesden, a suburb of Derby.  The school is popular and currently draws its pupils from a very varied catchment area.  

Our ethos: to encourage children to develop to their full potentia...