Assistant Principal – Faculty Lead, Peterborough

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City of Peterborough AcademyPeterborough

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Start date: 5th April 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L7-L13 (£47,707 - £55,202 per annum)
Contract term: Permanent

The Role

We have a faculty structure in place and joining us, you will lead and manage teaching and support staff in the faculty, having overall responsibility for outcomes. You will work with other members of SLT to monitor and track the progress of pupils, the quality of teaching and learning and attendance and behaviour within the faculty. 

About You

You will be an exceptional middle/senior leader with a demonstrable commitment to helping all pupils achieve their best, despite their background. With high expectations of behaviour, you will motivate staff and pupils through high-quality leadership and management. You will be an innovative manager, able to analyse and interpret Academy data to support clear, strategic decisions. You will be well supported by the senior leadership team at the Academy and the Education Support Team of the Trust to ensure that the overall Academy vision is achieved. 

Experience of leading a successful Mathematics department is essential, and experience of leading Business and/or IT is desirable.

About Us

Our academy was opened in September 2013 by the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT) after a £13.8m capital build. Based on Reeves Way in Peterborough, we have quickly grown from strength to strength. A dedicated team of staff aim to help support every child in reaching their full potential. In addition to this, we have been described as a truly ‘inclusive school’ at our recent National Inclusion Quality Mark inspection; not only have we been recognised as an Inclusive School, but we have also been awarded 'Centre of Excellence Status'. 

In Return

Working for GAT, you can be assured that you will be joining a Multi Academy Trust that is dedicated to valuing and developing the workforce through ensuring a fair workload and offering access to CPD opportunities through the Greenwood Learning Alliance. You will be able to share specialist best practice and work collaboratively with colleagues in other academies locally and across the East Midlands and will be fully supported by our Education Support Team. 

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Closing date: 26th April 2020.

If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

More about City of Peterborough Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Reeves Way, Peterborough, PE1 5LQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1733 821 440
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Sponsored by Greenwood AcademiesTrust, the new 11-19 City of Peterborough Academy opened in September 2013 in the Reeves Way premises that were occupied by the former Hereward Community College. It is co-located with the City of Peterborough Academy ...