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  • Start date details

    April 2024

  • Closing date

    23 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£60488 - £66628

Pay scale

Leadership 11 - 15

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will:

  • Promote a culture of high performance learning, with an understanding that all children can succeed.
  • Be a passionate advocate for excellent teaching and learning.
  • Have a strong commitment to helping pupils of all abilities succeed.
  • Be innovative and inspirational to both pupils and colleagues.

What the school offers its staff

As an employer Albany Learning Trust offers the following benefits:

Pension: Access to either the teacher pension scheme or local government pension schemes. These offer defined pension benefits, including generous death in service contribution.

Salary: We are proud to be a living wage employer. We offer competitive rates for all roles.

Travel: Membership of cycle to work scheme, which offers up to 40% off the price of a bicycle, including e-bikes.

Support: Our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) provides confidential support for staff and their families for both personal and work-related matters.

  • We train staff in Chimp Management, which helps with people to manage their mind more effectively, with an approach grounded in neuroscience.
  • We have free access to Headspace app, which offers meditation and mindfulness for any mind, any mood and any goal.
  • We offer membership of the tech scheme, which offers up to 40% off the cost of personal IT equipment and white goods.

Priority: Children of staff have priority admissions to their school.

Development: Our high-quality training ensures personal, professional development and allows staff to become expert in their role. A clear progression route within the Trust also provides opportunities to prepare staff for their next career step. Partnerships with the top professional bodies and training providers ensures high quality, evidence-based training is always available to all staff.

Further details about the role

We are looking to appoint an excellent classroom teacher and leader, with a strong track record of success, and experience of enabling others to improve. We are looking for a leader who has the skills and experience to lead students, parents and staff to ensure a strong culture of safeguarding and inclusion. You will be our Designated Safeguarding Lead within an experienced safeguarding and pastoral team. You will be joining an experienced senior leadership team, who share a commitment to high performance and collaborative development and will work closely with our Pastoral Deputy Headteacher. This will be a key role in our tight knit academy trust and you will have opportunities to work across the trust.

We are determined that our school will become world class and we require a colleague who can help continue our development, especially our drive to develop amazing learners. The ideal candidate will understand that all children are capable of high performance; they will be collaborative with colleagues and respond positively to feedback and the need to continually improve.

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About Albany Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
723 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01257 244020

Albany Academy is a highly successful and popular 11-16 school situated in Chorley, Lancashire. With 727 pupils currently on roll, the school provides an excellent education within a nurturing and caring environment where every student is well known by every member of staff and are proud to be a member of Albany Learning Trust, the first school trust of its type in Lancashire.

Arranging a visit to Albany Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vacancies@albanyacademy.co.uk.

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