Assistant Principal - Inclusion, Peterborough

Closing date:

West Town Primary AcademyPeterborough
Date posted:
Start date: April 2020 but will consider September 2020 for the right candidate
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £41,065 - £45,319(Dependent on experience)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Assistant Principal (Inclusion)

Full Time 

Salary Grade Leadership Grade – L1 to L5 

Closing Date : 19th February 2020

Interview Date : 26th February 2020

“The provision of care and guidance is a strength of the school. In particular, support for vulnerable pupils and those who have special educational needs and/or disabilities is highly effective and nurturing.” (Ofsted Inspection Report, May 2017) 

Are you ready for a new challenge in a highly successful large primary academy in the heart of Peterborough? 

Would you like to be part of a strong and effective Senior Leadership Team? 

Are you an experienced and inspirational SENCO? 

Are you committed to an ethos of inclusion and equity? 

Do you want to challenge yourself and further develop your leadership skills? 

If so, come and visit our academy and meet our wonderful children. 

We are seeking to appoint, on a permanent basis, an enthusiastic and committed Assistant Principal to lead the Academy’s Inclusion/SEND provision. We seek to appoint an experienced SENCO who has a relentless drive for the highest of standards to join our passionate and hard-working team. We are looking for an individual who: 

• Is an outstanding and inspirational leader of inclusion and special educational needs 

• Holds a national award for SEND 

• Can demonstrate up to date working knowledge of issues around inclusion and disadvantaged groups 

• Is a highly effective class teacher, able to support others to develop their practice

• Can support and promote an inclusive culture throughout the academy, enabling all children to achieve their very best 

• Can play a key role in our Senior Leadership Team and demonstrate a real commitment to our collaborative vision 

• Can demonstrate outstanding impact on children’s learning and on teaching standards 

• Can act as a highly professional role model and inspire, motivate and develop children, staff and our academy community 

• Is an enthusiastic, flexible, hardworking team member who has a passion and desire to make a difference 

As a member of our team we can offer you: 

• Excellent professional development opportunities and longer term possibilities for career progression within and beyond the academy. 

• Involvement in an established and growing academy trust 

• A welcoming academy environment with well-behaved children who are confident and eager to learn 

• A friendly staff team where colleagues share practice and learn from each other 

• A state of the art new learning environment

• Potential recruitment allowance.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an adventurous and forward thinking academy with some of the best outcomes in Peterborough, which is proud to be part of the Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust (CMAT). 

To make an application online, find contact details and to find out more about our school, visit our website at, 

Visits are warmly welcomed and members of our Senior Leadership Team would be delighted to discuss this position and show you around our academy. To arrange a tour or to discuss this exciting opportunity please contact our Office Manager Helen Buckley on 01733 852400,

West Town Primary Academy and CMAT are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. 

More about West Town Primary Academy
Address: Midland Road, West Town, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE3 6DD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1733 852400