Principal, Northamptonshire

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Lodge Park AcademyNorthamptonshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No




Lodge Park Academy is a mixed secondary school situated on the edge of Corby in Northamptonshire, and offers a high-quality education to students aged from 11 to 19. Our young people are positive, ambitious and inspiring, and we are determined to provide the very best environment for their learning and growing. 

We want to appoint a Principal who is able to lead effective, rapid and sustainable improvement, accelerating progress and raising attainment for all. Your track record must demonstrate a clear focus on delivery, accountability and the highest calibre of organisational leadership, embedding a positive, collaborative ethos amongst colleagues, students and the wider college community.

Your approach will be distinctive for its focus, clear direction and pace. You’ll be as comfortable with the detail as the big picture, and your career to date will have given you both experience of, and appetite for, a complex and broad-spectrum role. You’ll show professional resilience, share our belief that our goals are achievable, and have the confidence to focus more on the greater objective than the lesser obstacle. The David Ross Education Trust is delivering the resources required, and you’ll be proud to keep the promise we’ve made to Corby’s young people.

About the David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust is committed to becoming one of the top-performing multi-academy trusts in the country. Recognised as a nationwide system leader, the Trust works with 34 primary and secondary schools across the country, ranging from small rural primaries with around 50 children, to much larger secondary schools in urban areas. Working together, with a shared ethos and values, our close-knit family of schools allows pupils to begin and continue their world-class academic journey throughout primary and secondary school within the David Ross Education Trust.

For more information, please visit For an informal and confidential discussion, please contact Jo Fish or David Gooda at Navigate, our recruitment partner on 0113 287 8445. 

Closing date: noon, 12 April.

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More about Lodge Park Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Shetland Way, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 2JH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1536 203817
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Lodge Park Academy is a co-educational, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form in Corby, Northamptonshire. There are 887 students aged 11-19 on the school roll, 114 of whom are in 16-19 study programmes. The academy is a member of the Da...