Assistant Principal - Science, Norfolk

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King's Lynn AcademyNorfolk

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale 12 - 16 (£52,160-£57,653)
Contract term: Permanent

Job Title: Assistant Principal - Science

Leadership Scale 12 - 16 (£52,160-£57,653)

Required from September 2019

Role Purpose

Due to continued expansion and investment in Secondary schools within the Eastern Multi-Academy Trust an exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint an Assistant Principal – Science to join us from September 2019.

Primarily based at King's Lynn Academy the successful postholder will also support the provision of Science at King Edward VII Academy, also in King's Lynn.  

This is a fantastic opportunity for an existing high-quality Head of Department, or existing Assistant Principal, with a proven track record of improving attainment.  This leadership post would suit applicants looking to embark on the next step of their senior leadership career.

You will be responsible for leading all aspects of Science provision at King’s Lynn Academy and will have a passion for science teaching and impressive track record in leading a science team. The successful candidate will inspire and motivate students to ensure that they achieve their full potential.

This is an exciting opportunity for a future leader to establish the first trust role of this type at Eastern Multi-Academy Trust.

Kings Lynn Academy is a positive place of learning, our Mission is ‘Learning without Limits’. We do not put any ceilings on how high our students can go and have high ambitions for everyone here. We support every student to make great progress and want every student to be the best they can be by setting challenging targets for their future success. We support each student from their own starting point and believe that success is best achieved by doing the little things well, every day through a consistent desire from every student to make continual progress focusing on daily personal bests to help students to go further faster.

By getting to know every student well and providing the assistance each person needs to succeed, we create a strong community where our staff and students truly pull together

In addition to holding Assistant Principal responsibilities this role will play a key part in developing the science curriculum by acting as the trust lead for science.

Skills & Experience

• You must be an existing Head of Department or an existing or aspiring Assistant Principal with a proven track record of high quality teaching and middle leadership.

• QTS is essential

• You must be driven, student focused and able to collaborate with colleagues across a range of roles, both internal and external.

• You will be engaging, enigmatic and enthusiastic while maximizing the enjoyment, engagement and outcomes of young people within the faculty.

• Ability to develop innovative, non-traditional approaches to the subject matter to ensure appropriate access and achievement for all students.

For an informal discussion, to arrange a visit or for an application pack please contact Diane Jamieson or Katie Mcwilliams on 0191 267 6555 or 07713 323 792 or email

Applications will be reviewed as received, so we may be in contact before the closing date.

The closing date for this post is 23rd April 2019

Your completed application form and supporting information should be returned to Diane Jamieson via email and not directly to the School at

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

King’s Lynn Academy

Queen Mary Road

King’s Lynn  


PE30 4QG

Job location

More about King's Lynn Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Queen Mary Road, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 4QG, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1553 774671
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