Assistant Principal, Leeds

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Springwell Leeds AcademyLeeds

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L8 - L12: £46,799 to £51,639
Contract term: Permanent

Ref: LA0593
Based at our North site- Tinshill

Are you an exceptional, creative practitioner who really wants to make a difference every day to the lives of the most vulnerable children?
Are you passionate about the making a difference to the lives of children and young people?
Are you an outstanding teacher who feels stifled by the mainstream system?
Do you want the unique opportunity to lead the development a world-class provision from scratch?
Do you want to be driven by a sense of moral purpose rather than data?
Do you want high quality professional development and support?
Do you want to teach small classes where getting to know the children really well is a priority and a pleasure?
Do you want to work with highly supportive colleagues who share your values and ethos?
Do you want to work in an organisation that supports career progression and has opportunities beyond your own school?

We seek to recruit an exceptional leader to join our team at Springwell Leeds Academy who will lead on a key of school development. You will be part of a newly appointed leadership team who will be appointed a term in advance to set up systems for the new site which will open in September 2018.

The successful candidate will have the amazing opportunity to train, plan and work with a wide range of staff a full term before the new school opens to students.

Reporting to: Associate Principal
Duration of Post: Permanent
Work Commitment: Full time
Salary: L8-12 (£46,779 - £51,639)

Closing date: Noon on Monday 16th April 2018
Shortlisting date: Tuesday 17th April 2018
Interview date: Monday 23rd April 2018


Please complete the application form sent as a separate attachment to this pack. Along with this, you may submit a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4 outlining your suitability for this role and evidence of outstanding leadership to date.

Applications should be e-mailed to Sarah Reeder, PA to Executive Principal at

Visits are encouraged. To arrange these please contact Sarah Reeder at the email address above or on: 07921 807761 15

The Trust recognises that it has a statutory and moral duty towards safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and, if appropriate, vulnerable adults who participate in any Trust activities and expects all staff to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS is required for this post.
We promote diversity and want a workforce that reflects the populaion of Leeds.

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More about Springwell Leeds Academy
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Cardigan Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS4 2LE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 2782009