Assistant Principal - Secondary, Sheffield

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Oasis Academy Don ValleySheffield

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £52,624 - £56,579L11-L15
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

About the role:

This is a unique opportunity to develop as a leader in an exciting environment as our Academy grows. The role will be predominantly focused within the secondary phase where ensuring that the high standards and expectations already embedded in the primary phase are established within the secondary. As Assistant Principal, you will hold responsibility for key strategic areas within the secondary phase; you will also hold responsibilities across both the primary and secondary phases.

As Assistant Principal, you will need to be able to demonstrate leadership for Academy culture, ensuring that the values and beliefs of the Academy are embedded and reflected in every day practice.

We are looking for a driven, experienced individual with high expectations who will:

  • Value our children as individuals
  • Be ambitious for all of our children’s outcomes both academic and beyond
  • Will seize on the potential of all individuals and aide them to excel
  • Be a strong leader in our community who is passionate about education

You will have a strong, clear vision for education and a track record for outstanding leadership. Rigorously ensuring the delivery of high quality teaching and learning. You will support us in establishing a healthy safe, caring environment where every child can reach their potential in a welcoming and strong community.

The post holder shall have the professional duties of a Assistant Principal teacher in accordance with the current DfE’s School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions document and wider responsibilities relating to strategic direction and development, teaching and learning, leading and managing staff and efficient and effective deployment of staff and resources in consultation with the Principal.

Key Responsibilities:

Full responsibilities are broken down by category, however key responsibilities include:

  • To assist the Principal, together with other members of the Academy Leadership Team, in providing leadership and in managing the Academy.
  • To provide strategic leadership for specified whole school initiatives.
  • To monitor and support academic progress, attendance and behaviour of students in a specified phase of the Academy;
  • To actively support the vision, ethos and policies of the Academy.
  • To promote and safeguard the welfare of children you teach or come into contact with.
  • To support the Academy in securing exceptional education for all children and the continuous improvement of teaching and learning in the Academy
  • To take responsibility for teaching a class as set out in School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions document as necessary

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

For more information and to download an application form visit: 

For further information or to arrange a visit, please contact Beverley Eaton on 0114 2200 403 or by email at 

More about Oasis Academy Don Valley
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 16 years
Address: Leeds Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S9 3TY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 114 220 0400
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