Primary Assistant Principal, Newham, London

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Chobham AcademyNewham, London

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale (Inner London) + Performance and Loyalty Bonus + Pension Scheme (TPS) + Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan + Additional Harris Benefits
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking to appoint an inspiring and talented qualified teacher as Assistant Principal in our friendly and supportive primary academy.  

Chobham Academy opened in September 2013 after joining the highly successful group of Harris academies. This 3-18 academy is a world class educational legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Situated within the new East Village complex, the academy serves the community to be established in 2,800 new homes, along with existing communities in Newham, Waltham Forest and nearby London Boroughs.  In July 2015, Chobham Academy was graded as an Outstanding school in every category. 

Applications will be considered as they are received, so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

What we are looking for:

You will be a successful teacher, holding QTS (or equivalent) and an undergraduate degree, ideally with significant experience in multi-racial and urban areas. You will also be an outstanding communicator, with proven strengths in engaging with, inspiring and motivating not just the school community, but the wider community, in order to drive local regeneration.

Your understanding of school improvement strategies will be matched by your ability to manage change and to motivate staff and the community towards the achievement of clear and inspirational goals. Above all, you will possess a relentless drive to raise standards for our children.

For a full job description and person specification, please download the Candidate Information Pack via the apply link.

Applications will be considered as and when they are received, so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Why work at Chobham Academy?

  • The opportunity to work in an all through academy
  • A stunning working environment, in an award winning building, on the Olympic Park site
  • A highly motivated team, led by exceptionally experienced and talented senior leaders
  • All the advantages of a successful academy group, with a strong central team of support, teaching and leadership staff
  • Generous Harris rewards and benefits package
  • Well behaved children who are motivated to learn
  • A friendly and supportive staff team
  • Working in a three-form entry primary academy provides ample opportunities for progression

Visits are strongly encouraged and very welcome.

For more information, please contact the academy on 0203 747 6060.

Are you an Aspiring Senior Leader?

 At Harris, we have a strong culture of school improvement, and professional development is at the heart of the Federation. We offer the opportunity for you to gain your NPQSL qualification, a dynamic development programme for middle leaders potentially one year away from senior leadership. This programme is led by some of the most talented principals in the country and delivered by high-performing principals and senior leaders with exceptional track-records. Our leaders have a wealth of knowledge and are highly experienced in improving outcomes for students. Find out more www.harristeachingschool.com 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE NOW.

Harris academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. In line with our commitments to safeguarding, the Harris Federation uses preferred agencies and is unable to work with any agencies where Terms of Business have not been agreed by both parties prior to an engagement.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: 40 Cheering Lane, Newham, London, E20 1BD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 203 747 6060
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Chobham Academy is an all-through 3-18 academy located in the heart of the Olympic Park, and is a world-class educational legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Situated within the new East Village complex, the Academy serves the com...