Vice Principal of North Cambridge Academy, Cambridgeshire

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North Cambridge AcademyCambridgeshire

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership L17to L21
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Vice Principal of North Cambridge Academy

Leadership pay scale – L17 to L21

September 2020 

Due to the continued growth and drive for improvement of CMAT, we are looking to appoint an ambitious, hardworking and talented Vice Principal with a proven track record of success. Our school is at the heart of our community where every child is known, valued and supported.  Our ideal candidate will be a firm believer in the potential of all young people and in collaboration with all staff at North Cambridge Academy encourage an infections and confident culture of achievement that promotes excellence, inclusion and high expectations. 

North Cambridge Academy, as part of CMAT has achieved a positive progress score for the last three years, in 2019 it was + 0.27 and we are in the top 25% of schools nationally.  We have a context score of +0.94 and this puts NCA in the top 2% of schools nationally.  North Cambridge Academy is a small but growing school of 460 pupils where every member of staff makes a profound difference to children’s life chances.  North Cambridge Academy is graded ‘Good’ by Ofsted 2015 & 2018 with ‘Outstanding’ leadership.    

Please read the job description and personal specification for further details regarding this post.

North Cambridge Academy and CMAT can offer you:

• The opportunity to work with a dynamic Principal and an experienced, supportive senior leadership team

• A post that will grow with you and has the potential for future progression both within this role and the wider trust

• The support and guidance of the wider trust network of experts with access to both informal and formal professional development

• A successful teaching school within the TRUST with a strong track record of staff development

We are situated to the north of the city, approximately a mile from the centre of Cambridge. There is easy access from the A14 and we are close to the new Cambridge North train station. Cambridge is a vibrant university city with a reputation as a great place to live.

We encourage visits before interview and these can be arranged by contacting Alison Gallagher, PA to the Principal. 

The dates/times set aside for visits prior to interview are as follows:

• Thursday 6th February 12.30pm 

• Friday 7th February 9.45am

• Thursday 13th February 11.30am

• Friday 14th February 9.45am 

The closing date for applications is Sunday 23rd February. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted on Tuesday 25th February and interviews will take place on Thursday 27th and Friday 28th February. 

For further details please contact Alison Gallagher, PA to the Principal. Please note that we do not accept CV’s. 

If you are an ambitious, hardworking and talented senior leader with a proven track record of success we very much welcome your application. 

North Cambridge Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This means that the post holder will have a shared responsibility for the safeguarding of all children and young people. The post holder also has an implicit duty to promote the welfare of all children and young people. 



More about North Cambridge Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Arbury Road, Kings Hedges, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 2JF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1223 491 500
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North Cambridge Academy joined the Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust (CMAT) in 2013 and has been an important part of a successful cluster of local academies with shared values, a track record of success, and a wide network of support and expertise.

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