Principal, Norfolk

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Fakenham Academy NorfolkNorfolk

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

Closing Date: Sunday 22nd April 2018
Interviews will be held on Thursday 26th and Friday 27th April 2018

Norfolk Academies Trust is seeking an ambitious, inspirational and confident leader. We are proud of Fakenham Academy: of our students, our learning and teaching staff and our community. We are aiming to appoint a strong leader with a clear vision who will work with us to lead us through the next phase of our journey to outstanding. Our new Principal will be dynamic: a high achiever, who has a proven track-record of translating vision into action, whilst always keeping the learner at the heart of decision-making. You will be ambitious, both for yourself, our learning and teaching staff and our students.

Fakenham Academy has over 750 students with a thriving Sixth Form, and is currently rated Good by Ofsted, with improvements in results over the last 4 years delivered through its membership of Norfolk Academies Trust. Fakenham Academy students achieve well and above national averages in almost all measures. Teaching staff are particularly proud of their achievements in GCSE and A Level results but realise that there is a lot of work to be done to achieve outstanding.

Norfolk Academies, part of the TEN Group, is a Multi Academy Trust (MAT) and a company limited by guarantee responsible for all academies within the TEN Group. At present, there are four academies within the Norfolk Academies Trust MAT: Fakenham Academy Norfolk, Attleborough Academy Norfolk, Wayland Academy Norfolk and Wayland Junior Academy Watton. The successful applicant will have an opportunity to help shape the future of Norfolk Academies Trust.

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If you would like more information about this very exciting role, please do not hesitate to contact Gee Cook, Chief Executive Officer, for a confidential chat. Direct Line: +44 (0)1603 773 302 Mobile: +44 (0)7760 664870 Email:

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More about Fakenham Academy Norfolk
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Field Lane, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 9QT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1328 862545
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