Assistant Principal, Wellingborough

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Weavers AcademyWellingborough

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership scale 7 - 12
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We seek an outstanding teacher of history who is aspiring to senior leadership. If appointed you will play a major role in:  

• Formulating the aims and objectives of the school 

• Establishing the policies through which they are to be achieved 

• Managing staff and resources 

• Monitoring, evaluating and reviewing progress towards targets 

In addition to the duties associated with the role of Assistant Principal, you will also take on additional areas of responsibility including leadership and management of the humanities curriculum area.   

The school is looking to further  strengthen the excellent work going on in the humanities curriculum area to drive forward the quality of teaching, learning and progress. Participation rates at both KS4 and Post-16 are increasing as the school expands.   

The successful candidate will also be required to teach history to GCSE and A level.

We have a growing reputation in the local area as a caring school with high expectations of learning, behaviour and attendance.  As one of the most improved schools in the UK we attribute our success to our emphasis on coaching and professional development. Staff have considerable access to a broad range of opportunities to further develop their practice. We are on-going participants in a number of programmes including ‘Teaching Leaders’, Olevi’s ‘Outstanding Teacher Programme’ and ‘Future Leaders’. In addition, our staff have abundant opportunities to debate their practice through the ‘Breakfast Learning Team’ and to participate in school-to-school development as part of the growing multi-academy trust ‘CET’ that is well supported by leaders in education across the country.   The school was judged ‘good’ in all areas in May 2017 (Ofsted). 

Successful candidates will join a collaborative and committed staff team that have a vision to succeed through a shared focus on teaching and learning.  

A job description, application form and guidance on how to apply can be found on our website: To view a video about our school please access the following link:  

Please send your completed application form and covering letter to our HR Manager, Ms. S Cirelli at the following address: Weavers Academy, Brickhill Road, Wellingborough, NN8 3JH.  

Applications by email are welcomed and should be sent to:

CVs alone are not accepted. 

Closing Date: 12 noon on Tuesday 17 October 2017 with interviews later the same week.

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More about Weavers Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Brickhill Road, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 3JH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1933 222830
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Weavers Academy is a co-educational, non-selective secondary school for pupils aged 11-18. Located in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, it is part of the Creative Education Trust, a non-profit education charity with a chain of secondary and primary a...