• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    21 June 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    7 June 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
L8-12 or L13-17 depending on experience

Job summary


  • Post Title: Assistant Head

  • Scale: L8-12 or L13-17 depending on experience

  • Start: September 2021 

  • To support the development of our Partnership, we are looking to recruit an innovative, outward-facing leader with the experience and ability to lead a variety of improvement priorities across our Partnership.

  • The successful applicant will:

  • Manage a portfolio of projects with purpose and impact

  • Provide targeted support in identified areas 

  • Lead in the development and delivery of our curriculum

  • Support the training of people and teams

  • We are looking for a highly motivated individual with the ability to build effective working relationships across a number of settings.  If you would like to develop your career in an innovative and supportive environment, where children are at the heart of everything we do, please get in touch!

Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 16
Education phase
School size
102 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16
Contact phone number
01226 291133

About Springwell Special Academy

 It couldn’t be a more exciting time to join the Barnsley and Kirklees Special Provision Partnership as an Assistant Principal.  We’re a bold, new partnership, formed through the collaboration of Greenacre, Joseph Norton Academy and Springwell Learning Community.  Through our collaboration we are able to provide unique opportunities for our children, our staff and the communities we serve.

Arranging a visit to Springwell Special Academy

 For more information about the role, please speak to Laura Flynn, Executive Vice Principal.  To make an appointment, please call Sarah Elliot on 01226 291133.  

School location

St Helen's Boulevard, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S71 2AY

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