Assistant Principal With Responsibility for Science Standards Across The Trust - 674480, Stoke-on-Trent

Expiring soon

Excel AcademyStoke-on-Trent

Date posted:
Start date: Easter or September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £53,856 - £59,528L12 to L16 with a relocation allowance of £2,000
Contract term: Permanent

Principal: Mr D Bishop 

Required: Easter or September 2020

Assistant Principal 

With Responsibility for Science Standards Across The Trust

L12 to L16, £53,856 to £59,528 

Relocation Allowance £2,000

The Alpha Academies Trust is seeking to appoint an Assistant Principal who will be based at the Excel Academy, with responsibility to support standards of Science across the Alpha Academies Trust. This is a unique opportunity to impact on standards, not only within the Excel Academy, but to co-ordinate improvement across Trust academies. The role will be underpinned by a passion to take a key role in developing teaching and learning in the Excel Academy. 

The successful candidate will be experienced and will be able to demonstrate a strong track record of raising standards in Science for the last 3 years. The successful candidate must be an excellent practitioner, able to lead by example and inspire others.

This is an exceptional opportunity and will allow the Trust to strengthen further its school improvement offer. The Excel Academy, where the role will be based, boasts some of the best educational standards in Stoke-on-Trent with outstanding facilities and a state-of-the-art learning environment. The Alpha Academies Trust seeks to develop the very best leaders. This role should attract ambitious leaders, who have a credible track record and want to take advantage of high quality professional development. 

The Alpha Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other stringent vetting and induction processes.

If you feel that the position is of an interest, you have the right experience and skills and are ready for fresh challenges, then we would love to hear from you.  For an application form and recruitment pack please see our website,  Should you need any further information regarding your application please contact our Recruitment Team by email at

Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed, please contact the Academy to arrange a mutually convenient appointment.  

Alpha Academies Trust requires an application form to be completed, please note CV’s alone will not be accepted. Should you wish to apply, completed application forms should be sent to quoting the job reference number detailed above.

Closing Date for this Post:    Monday 27th January 2020 at 9am

Interview Date:                     To be confirmed

More about Excel Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Milton Road, Sneyd Green, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 6LG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1782 882700
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