Assistant Principal with responsibility for Behaviour, Attendance and Safeguarding, St. Helens

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

The Sutton AcademySt. Helens

Date posted:
Start date: 1 September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £56,579 - £62,426 per year (LPS)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Governors of this oversubscribed, sponsored 11 to 18 Academy are seeking to appoint a dynamic and innovative Assistant Principal to lead on Behaviour, Attendance and Safeguarding.  Candidates should have leadership skills, ideas and drive to support us in developing and implementing the next phase of the academy’s development.  This is an exciting time to join The Sutton Academy as we continue to drive forwards significant improvements made over the last five years.

The Assistant Principal will be ambitious for the academy, have a passion about learning, be an excellent teacher and have the energy, drive and ability to lead and develop a team of professionals to provide the best possible education for all our students.

Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare has been judged Good in the previous two Ofsted inspections and the person appointed will lead the drive for Outstanding in this area whilst also having an input on all areas of school improvement. 

The person appointed will have a proven track record of raising standards and a clear vision for continuous improvement.  You will need to demonstrate strategic leadership and articulate clear values and moral purpose.  He/she will be an engaging, visible leader and will possess the gravitas required to win the respect of staff, students and parents.

This is a key appointment and represents an excellent opportunity for a quality practitioner wanting to develop their career.  There will be strong professional development opportunities for the successful candidate.

An application pack is attached or visit our web site.  Applications should be returned to  

This post is subject to satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure Certificate.  The Sutton Academy is committed to equal opportunities.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Closing Date: 3 April 2020 at 12 noon

More about The Sutton Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Eltonhead Road, St. Helens, Merseyside, WA9 5AU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1744 678859
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The Sutton Academy is a mixed, comprehensive, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form situated in St Helens, Merseyside. It is part of a single-academy trust called The Sutton Academy Trust and sponsored by St Helens College. The school w...