Principal, Doncaster

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Castle AcademyDoncaster

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership scale, negotiable.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

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

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More about Castle Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Station Road, Conisbrough, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN12 3DB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1709 513010