Assistant Principal (Teaching, Learning & Assessment), Calderdale

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Park Lane AcademyCalderdale

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £51,637 - £57,076
Contract term: Permanent

Park Lane Learning Academy is a comprehensive school which welcomes students of all abilities, aged 11-16.  Our state of the art school building was opened in 2006 and was purpose built so that our students have an excellent range of facilities and an optimal learning environment.

We are currently undergoing an exciting transformation status through partnership with South Pennine Academies, in a fantastic and exciting venture to further the development of the school through collaboration with the Trust and creating a clear vision for Park Lane’s future.

The Chief Executive of our Trust, Jane Acklam OBE, is a National Leader of Education.  She works closely with our Principal Miss Corrigan, who has herself, gained a wealth of national experience in rapid school improvement.

Our team of staff are wholly committed to improving the life chances of students and this is reflected in our mission statement. ‘We aspire to be the best at everything we do’.

We are looking for an innovative candidate to join our dynamic team from April 2018, who is dedicated to providing the best possible opportunities to our students. Our focus is always on student progression and attainment and the successful candidate will be committed to achieving this. You will have the ability to inspire, enthuse and encourage students to enjoy their learning, leading to a desire to achieve their highest potential.

We strongly believe in developing our staff and have recently been awarded the ‘Investors in People’ standard.

We offer you the opportunity to:

  • Join a forward thinking team of staff.
  • Collaborate with outstanding teachers and leaders.
  • Accelerate your career through bespoke CPD.
  • Work as part of a multi-academy trust, South Pennine Academies, alongside our partnership outstanding school, which holds national support school status.

You will have access to:

  • A well-being and private medical care package


Park Lane is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Applicants to posts that are exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act will require a DBS (formerly CRB) from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed.

Application forms and further application details are available from the school web site:  All completed applications must be submitted electronically via email to by midday on Friday 24 November 2017, it is anticipated that interviews will take place on 4 December 2017.

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More about Park Lane Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Park Lane, Exley, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX3 9LG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1422 362215
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