Job details

Job details
Employer Castle Academy
Location Doncaster
Salary Leadership scale, negotiable.
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date

We have an incredible opportunity for an inspirational leader to join Astrea as the Principal for the Castle Academy which serves 190 children between the ages of 4 and 11. Castle Academy aims to provide a welcoming and supportive family atmosphere where self-esteem is nurtured and children are encouraged to offer and express their opinions. The academy delivers a well-planned, broad and balanced curriculum, ensuring continuity and progression in order to develop literate, numerate caring thinkers and communicators.

Working with our Executive Director of Education and CEO, the Principal will be responsible for ensuring the educational success of the academy within the framework of their individual academies’ strategic plans. They will provide professional leadership and management and must establish a culture that promotes excellence, equality and high expectations of all pupils, whilst contributing to the success of all children within the Astrea family.

The successful candidate will be capable of working collaboratively with colleagues, parents and key stakeholders including the local authorities and Ofsted. If you are motivated by helping to create a culture of constant improvement, and if you are seeking to improve outcomes for young people then we would love to hear from you. 

Astrea Academy Trust is committed to high quality professional development and career opportunities for all staff, we are also passionate about cultivating our own talented workforce. At Astrea we believe that we can provide these unique roles by providing a huge opportunity to join a dynamic team working across the family of academies to raise achievement.

We foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We welcome all applicants who meet the criteria in the accompanying recruitment pack to apply for this exciting role. To find out more about the role please contact Vicki Russell at

Closing date: 8th November Interview dates: TBC

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks

About the employer

Information about Castle Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Primary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 4 - 11 years

Locations and contacts

Station Road
South Yorkshire
DN12 3DB
United Kingdom
+44 1709 513561