Assistant Principal, Leeds

Closing date:

Springwell Leeds AcademyLeeds

Date posted:
Start date: 16th April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L8 - L12 (£46,779 - £51,639)
Contract term: Permanent

Ref: LA0516

Springwell Leeds Academy
Based at our South site - Middleton

  • Are you an exceptional, creative practitioner who really wants to make a difference every day to the lives of the most vulnerable children?
  • Are you an outstanding teacher who feels stifled by the mainstream system?
  • Are you passionate about the making a difference to the lives of children and young people?
  • Do you want the unique opportunity to lead the development a world-class provision from scratch?
  • Do you want to be driven by a sense of moral purpose rather than data?
  • Do you want high quality professional development and support?
  • Do you want to teach small classes where getting to know the children really well is a priority and a pleasure?
  • Do you want to work with highly supportive colleagues who share your values and ethos?
  • Do you want to work in an organisation that supports career progression and has opportunities beyond your own school?

We seek to recruit an exceptional leader to join our team at Springwell Academy Leeds who will lead on a key of school development. You will be part of a newly appointed leadership team who will be appointed a term in advance to set up systems for the new site which will open in April 2018.

The successful candidate will have the amazing opportunity to train, plan and work with a wide range of staff a full term before the new school opens to students.

Reporting to: Associate Principal

Closing date: Noon, Monday 29th January 2018 12:00 PM
Shortlisting date: Tuesday 30th January 2018
Interview date: Friday, 2nd February 2018 (TBC)

For further information and an application pack please contact Sarah Reeder, PA to Executive Principal at

The Trust recognises that it has a statutory and moral duty towards safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and, if appropriate, vulnerable adults who participate in any Trust activities and expects all staff to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS is required for this post.

We promote diversity and want a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds.

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More about Springwell Leeds Academy
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Cardigan Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS4 2LE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 2782009