Vice Principal, Leeds

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Richmond Hill AcademyLeeds

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Start date: Easter 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L15 – L19
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Vice Principal  

Required from Easter 2018 

L15 – L19  

Are you an ambitious leader?  Are you passionate about improving the life chances of children?  

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding senior leader who has a proven track record of raising outcomes for children and who will vigorously embed ambition and drive improvement to ensure the school’s success. You will have the opportunity to be fully involved in all aspects of the leadership and management of our forward thinking, rapidly improving school and to make a real difference to the lives of all of our children and community.  

The GORSE Academies Trust has an increasingly well-known reputation for changing the deal for children and young adults who come from some of the most impoverished parts of the country. Our central mission is to ensure that our children receive an outstanding education that focuses on aspiration, high expectations and personalisation.  

Hillcrest Academy was the first school to join The GORSE Academies Trust in January 2014 as an inadequate school; it was judged to be outstanding in all areas in September 2016.  Ofsted recognised that: ‘the impact of The GORSE Academies Trust in transforming a long-standing legacy of underachievement had been remarkable.’  

Richmond Hill Academy joined The GORSE Academies Trust in November 2017 and we are confident that it will also be judged to be an outstanding school in three years! We are now looking for a Vice Principal to join us on the journey!  

We are looking for: 

  • A leader with a proven track record of school improvement; improving teaching and raising standards 
  • A creative and outstanding practitioner who leads by example and can inspire and motivate others 
  • A self-motivated and hardworking leader who has high expectations of all 
  • A leader who has extensive knowledge and experience of using data, tracking, monitoring and self-evaluation to promote improvement  

Are you interested in finding out more about our roles and telling us about yourself? If so, please contact Mark Randall, Executive Principal: or on 0113 2624080  

For further information about The GORSE Academies Trust and Richmond Hill Academy, please visit our website 

If you would like to know more about The Gorse Academies Trust, please visit; 

Richmond Hill Academy is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, and applicants will be subject to full employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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More about Richmond Hill Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Clark Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS9 8PN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 3368899

Welcome to Richmond Hill Academy

Richmond Hill Academy is a three-form entry school (630 places) with a 52-place nursery and Rainbow Base, a Resource Provision for children with complex communication needs.

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