Vice Principal, Wiltshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Bulford St Leonard's C of E Primary SchoolWiltshire

Date posted:
Start date: April or September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L6 – L10, £45,213 – £49,937 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

‘Transforming Life Chances’

Bulford St Leonard’s CE Primary School is an academy within the Salisbury Plain Academies Trust.

This is an opportunity for an inspirational leader who thrives on school improvement and teamwork. We are particularly interested in a leader who may be able to bring strengths in curriculum, assessment, coaching and/or inclusion.  

Your curriculum knowledge and the ability to inspire children, staff and the community will help propel the school through this next, exciting stage in its journey.

Considering the latest educational research and best practice will be part of this role. 

The successful applicant will:

  • Be able to evidence their impact on pupil achievement, ideally as a senior leader.
  • Be able to think strategically and creatively.
  • Be able to coach, mentor and inspire others.
  • Be organised and thorough.
  • Be able to develop and lead systems within the school.

Your role as SPA Vice Principal will give you supported opportunities to further secure your own leadership confidence. You will work closely with the Principal and wider MAT leadership team to impact effectively on whole school improvement.

Our partnership approach will give you the opportunity to engage with leadership beyond the confines of a single school.

If you already a leader in your own school and are inspired and excited by the prospect of this role, you could be the person for us.

Visits to the school are welcomed and recommended so please contact Jo Trickett, Principal on 01980 632309 for further details or to arrange a tour.  

If you decide to apply for this post, please complete the application and monitoring form which can be found at  or by emailing 

Please also submit a personal statement, which should be no longer than two sides of A4, and should explain why you are applying for the post, why you are suitable for the post and what qualities and experience you will bring to the role. A Curriculum Vitae is not required and will not be accepted.  

Under the reference section, you should provide the names, positions, organisations, email addresses and telephone contact numbers of at least two referees, one of whom must be your current employer.  Please note, we will be seeking references during the short-listing process.

Most of our communication will be via email but we would appreciate it if you could provide daytime, evening and mobile contact numbers.

Closing date:  Monday 28 January 2019.

Interview date: Tuesday 5 February 2019. 

Salisbury Plain Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.

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More about Bulford St Leonard's C of E Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: John French Way, Bulford Village, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 9HP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1980 632309