Assistant Principal (with responsibility for whole school data), Ransom Road Campus

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Nottingham AcademyRansom Road Campus

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Start date: Required from January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L11 - L17, £49,976 - £57,810 per annum dependent upon experience
Contract term: Permanent

Are you an innovative, committed and inspiring leader of others? Do you want to make a difference to young people’s lives and futures? Do you love and have a passion for the use of data in order to drive improvements? 

The successful candidate will work with other senior leaders to further improve the standards within the academy and identify areas for improvement. As an Assistant Principal, you will support colleagues by providing the strategic leadership and direction required to drive teaching and learning and you will use your expert analytical, planning and leadership skills to develop data systems which enable you, and the leadership team, to effectively manage the academy and improve outcomes for pupils.

About you:

We are ideally looking for an enthusiastic teacher with an ICT specialism. You will also need to:

  • be an exceptional middle/senior leader with experience of managing change;
  • have a commitment to helping all pupils achieve their best, regardless of their background or starting point;
  • have high expectations of behaviour;
  • be skilful in the use of the SIMS Management Information System;
  • have extensive relevant experience and a knowledge of timetabling;
  • able to motivate staff and pupils alike through high quality teaching, leadership and management. 

You will be well supported by the senior leadership team at the academy to ensure that the overall academy vision is achieved. 

About us:

The Nottingham Academy, part of the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT), is one of the largest 3-19 schools in the country with its own nursery, primary, secondary and sixth form provision.

Our academy has three sites with well-resourced and immaculate buildings, our academy offers pupils and staff an outstanding learning environment. The most recent Ofsted in November 2015 judged the academy consistently ‘good’ and commented that despite its increasing size, it feels calm and orderly and has an atmosphere focused on learning. Comments around Leadership included “the senior leaders and Academy Trust have been astute in identifying things that need to be improved, to make a reality of the intention not to rest on the academy’s previous successes.” Ransom Road campus is a beacon of improvement, celebrating the best results ever in 2016, something that the successful candidate will be integral in continuing to support. 

In return:

You can be assured that you will be joining a well-established Multi Academy Trust that has a great track record in helping children to succeed no matter what their background. You will have the opportunity to work with an ambitious and committed team of professionals, who are aspirational in their commitment to secure the best possible outcomes for staff and pupils alike.

All GAT academies work collaboratively to share best practice and are supported by the expertise within the Central Team to enable them to focus on teaching and learning. You will receive excellent opportunities for career progression and access to bespoke CPD from the Trust’s Learning Alliance to enhance your professional growth.

Visits to the academy are warmly welcomed. Please contact Eve Strumick, PA to the Principal, on 0115 748 3390 or email to arrange a mutually convenient appointment. 

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Alternatively, call our Recruitment Line on 0115 748 3344

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Closing date: 16 October 2017 at noon

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

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More about Nottingham Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 16 years
Address: (Part of Greenwood Dale Foundation Trust), Greenwood Road Site, Greenwood Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG3 7EB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 115 748 3380
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