Assistant Principal, North Lincolnshire

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The Axholme AcademyNorth Lincolnshire

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L12 - L16 (£52,414 - £57,934)
Contract term: Permanent

The Axholme Academy is seeking to appoint an experienced and highly effective leader with the energy, drive, enthusiasm and ambition to join a dedicated Senior Leadership Team.  This is a unique opportunity to work as part of a team led by a newly appointed Principal who will also take up post in September. The team is strong, forward thinking and determined to provide an outstanding education for our students. Specific responsibilities may focus on curriculum and achievement or inclusion however these will be determined in discussion with the successful candidate. 

The successful candidate will:

• Be an excellent classroom practitioner

• Be an inspirational and enthusiastic leader with the ability to energise and motivate others

• Have a proven track record of ensuring excellent student achievement through their own practice and by leading other staff

• Have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and a ‘can do attitude’ 

• Be an innovative, strategic thinker

We will offer:

• Students who thrive within our inclusive ethos and enjoy school

• Staff who are committed, hardworking and highly motivated

• Supportive governors who work in a positive partnership

• Opportunities and experiences in preparation for the next stage in your career

The Axholme Academy is a successful, forward thinking and friendly school serving the market town of Crowle and surrounding villages.  We converted to become a stand-alone Academy in 2012.  We have a long established and successful relationship with our local community and have seen numbers on roll rise by over 40% over the past 5 years as a result of our popularity and commitment to providing excellent support to all our students.

In July 2017 Ofsted confirmed that The Axholme Academy continues to provide a good education for students and inspectors told us that we have “successfully created a culture in which your pupils want to succeed.”  

Our Academy facilities have been recently enhanced by the opening of a new leisure centre co-located on the school grounds.

The academy is a founder member of The Northern Lincolnshire Education Consortium and a strategic partner in the Leading Learning Forward Teaching School Alliance.  We are also a member of the Axholme North Collaborative Trust that incorporates our 5 main partner primary schools and provides an excellent means through which we work together. These links will provide the successful candidate with opportunities for excellent professional development. 

We actively encourage prospective candidates to come and visit us. Please contact the School Office if you have any questions or to arrange a visit. The academy will be closed for Easter from Friday 5th to Wednesday 24th April. Visits can be accommodated during week beginning 1st April and from 24th April. Application forms and further information are available on the school website

The Axholme Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Any offer of employment to this post will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. The full version of our Recruitment of ex-offenders and Disclosure and Barring Service procedures can be accessed at

Closing date: Wednesday 24th April 2019

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More about The Axholme Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Wharf Road, Crowle, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, DN17 4HU, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1724 710368
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