Assistant Principal KS3, Cambridgeshire

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Thomas Clarkson AcademyCambridgeshire

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership scale
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint an inspiring and enthusiastic Assistant Principal to lead on student progress as well as personal development, behaviour and attitudes across Key Stage 3. The successful candidate will strive to ensure that rapid progress in KS3 is made allowing their continued progress through KS4 and KS5.

This post represents an exciting opportunity for either a current middle leader or an existing Assistant Principal who is committed to excellence in teaching and learning and able to make an impact from the outset. They will demonstrate a repertoire of strategies to foster behaviour and attitudes that maximise learning and also hold the needs of the students at the centre of their decision making.

Be part of our transformation 

We have begun our rapid journey to become a vibrant and highly successful community school. Results are improving and we are now an oversubscribed school. We are ready to build more capacity to improve our school by appointing additional staff who have what it takes to be key to our vision. You will be joining a highly experienced team with a strong track record of school improvement.

Thomas Clarkson Academy is highly ambitious for all its students, their families and our staff. We are proud to be a multicultural community that embraces the Brooke Weston ethos and puts excellent progress and the personal development of students at the heart of everything it does.

Staff at the academy strive towards TCA becoming an outstanding educational establishment for adults and young people alike. We thrive on challenge, are reflective and enjoy purposeful, meaningful partnerships with local schools and the wider community all of whom support us in our resolute aim to raise standards.  We are fast becoming an employer of choice providing excellent professional development for staff in order to create an outstanding place for all to work and learn.

We see our work as a partnership and offer unrivalled career development opportunities and support to ensure you also achieve your ambitions via our Brooke Weston Teaching School Hub

We offer:

• Staff development and career progression opportunities which go beyond the school walls; 

• Fostering talent is a key aspect of our culture.

• All staff receive free meals (breakfast and lunch)

• Childcare Voucher Scheme

• Cycle to work Scheme

• Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme 

• Recruitment Incentives are available 

If you think you can contribute to our organisation we welcome your application. Applicants are required to complete an application form as CVs will not be accepted. For further information about how to apply, or to arrange an informal discussion with our Associate Principal, Richard Scott, about this role, please contact HR on: 

T:  01945 585 237



Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts working with children and young people will be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check. 

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More about Thomas Clarkson Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Corporation Road, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, PE13 2SE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1945 585237
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