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Head of Sixth Form (Assistant Principal)

Bobby Moore AcademyNewham

Bobby Moore Academy is a new-start all through school, offering a world-class education for the children of east London which is transformational in its impact on their life chances. We are situated across two iconic sites on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park: a fitting legacy for the people and children of east London.

Since the school was founded in 2017, we have set ambitious academic standards backed up by exciting enrichment opportunities, whilst nurturing and caring for the wellbeing of every child. At capacity, our two sites will accommodate over 1500 pupils, including a Sixth Form which the successful candidate will plan for and deliver from September 2022. We currently have over 850 pupils on roll across Reception-Year 3, and Years 7-11 in the Secondary phase. The academy will grow year on year to reach full capacity in 2024.

We’re looking to appoint an ambitious, dynamic and inspirational leader who will harness the enthusiasm of a teaching team, who are hugely excited about the Sixth Form journey ahead.   We expect the highest standards from our pupils and staff, and we are looking for someone who will be genuinely inspired by the chance to apply their knowledge and experience in a setting designed to be among the best of its kind in the country.

Benefits of working at Bobby Moore Academy:

World-class facilities

First-class training and development opportunities available

Supportive working culture

Competitive salary

Free staff gym on site

Interest free loans for season tickets and bicycle purchase

Access to the London Marathon Community Track

Local staff discount at the View Tube café

Opportunities to attend Park events

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET), of which the Bobby Moore Academy is part, has a passionate belief that by offering young people an outstanding range of opportunities they will discover what they can excel at and thus transform their life chances.

Such an ethos demands that at Trust and individual school level, we bring together best practice from across the independent and state sectors, to ensure high expectations and outcomes for pupils. In practice, this ethos will is driven through four core values, the rules by which our community will thrives:

Aspiration – Always aiming high

Ambition – Being the best we can be

Courage – Nothing holds us back

Respect – Always leading by example

We are an equal opportunities employer, and as with all roles within Bobby Moore Academy, we welcome and strongly encourage applications from candidates representing ethnically diverse communities.

For more information, please visit If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, in complete confidence, please contact the Principal, Dan Botting, via

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To complete our on-line application form, please click on the link to our website.

Early applications are advised. We receive high numbers of applications for our roles and therefore have to close the vacancy prior to the closing date in order to review candidates' details against our job criteria before shortlisting or re-opening the vacancy.

An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

The David Ross Education Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.

It is our objective to ensure that job applicants and staff are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential. We do not discriminate against any applicants on the basis of any protected characteristics.

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