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Assistant Headteacher: Learning & Teaching

Northampton International AcademyNorthamptonshire

Role – Assistant Headteacher: Learning & Teaching

Start date – 1st September 2021

Permanent Position

Salary – Leadership pay scale

Closing Date – 13th May 2021

An exciting Senior Leadership opportunity has arisen at Northampton International Academy. The successful candidate will lead the strategic direction of teaching and learning within the Academy, as well as develop and implement a full Continuous Professional Learning programme. 

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to develop the quality of education in a creative and innovative environment. Versatility and experience will be key attributes for someone looking to help build, communicate, and implement a shared vision for the academy. 

Northampton International Academy is part of the East Midlands Academy Trust, it is an all through school, 4–19, and opened in September 2016. In July 2019, the academy achieved an Ofsted rating of Good. 

It is a fantastic time to join NIA as it has its first Year 11 and 13 intakes, as well as further groups in the primary phase and by September 2021 the school will have over 2000 pupils. This will make NIA one of the largest free schools in the country.

The children and staff at Northampton International Academy are currently completing the opening chapters of its history. The DNA of NIA is set by our High Expectations and Global Vision and we are building into the curriculum for all year groups our Character Drivers: Collaboration, Responsibility, Respect, Care, Excellence and Aspiration. By instilling these characteristics in our learners, they will flourish both within school and beyond as they set out to create their own histories

By working for our Trust, you’ll be able to take advantage of a wealth of professional development and support opportunities, as well as a range of employee benefits. These include:

  • Continuous professional development and training opportunities
  • Dedicated support from our school improvement team
  • Career and leadership opportunities within our growing family of schools
  • A Trust employee forum with representatives from across the organisation
  • A confidential 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme
  • Childcare vouchers scheme
  • A corporate eye care plan
  • Free, state of the art, fitness suite

EMAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, references and other checks.


For more information on this role please call Lorna Stockwell on 07500 559281 or email

EMAT have the right to remove this advert before the closing date should a suitable candidate be found

Due to the current situation we plan to interview remotely using a video call. We would ensure that candidates who were successful in gaining an interview were supported with the technology so that this process is seamless. We will provide you with details of the process with your interview invite.

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