Wellington Lions Primary Academy
Salary: Leadership Band L1 – L5
Type of role: Permanent, Full-time
Anticipated Start Date: Easter 2024 or sooner.
An exciting opportunity has arisen Wellington Lions Primary Academy for a highly skilled and inspirational Assistant Headteacher to play a critical part in supporting young people to achieve their very best. The successful applicant will be responsible for driving forward our established and ambitious curriculum, so this can be achieved.
The successful candidate will demonstrate clear leadership and vision and the ability to develop strong and positive relationships with all colleagues across the school. They will possess excellent Early Years and KS1 or KS2 knowledge and will have a proven track record of making improvements. They will work alongside the Headteacher to drive the school forward and ensure the best possible outcomes for our children.
This position will be perfect for a leader who has experience in curriculum design and a proven track record of supporting quality teaching and learning. They will have a solid understanding of current pedagogical approaches that draws on current research, in order to support our enthusiastic and dedicated team.
Wellington Lions Primary Academy, part of the Ascend Learning Trust, is a purpose-built school based within the new housing development in NEQ (Northeast Quadrant) of Tidworth and caters for pupils from Reception through to Year 6.
Our recent Ofsted Inspection (July 2023) graded the school Good in all categories, with strengths highlighted in its curriculum and inclusive ethos.
At Wellington Lions Primary Academy, we firmly believe that every child in our care has the right to be truly inspired by an engaging and purposeful curriculum. We have dedicated staff who are passionate about providing our children with enriching and exciting experiences so that they can all achieve success in their learning journey. We actively encourage our children to be curious and believe that this supports them on their path to becoming life-long learners.
We support our children to grow into positive, well-rounded citizens and work alongside them to encourage kindness, grit, integrity, acceptance, curiosity, and courageousness. By instilling these values, we give children the chance to shine and be proud of all that they achieve, both academically and personally.
Wellington Lions Primary Academy offer an education that promotes:
- Excellence through the rigorous learning of key skills within a rich and broad curriculum.
- Holistic learning by developing the whole child.
- Innovation in the way that we teach and learn.
- Collaboration with parents and carers, the Ascend Learning Trust family, the military community, and local primary schools.
If you have any further questions or would like to arrange a visit to the school, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: Midnight, Sunday 10th December 2023
Interview Date: TBC
If we receive sufficient applications, we may close this position earlier.
Ascend Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or religion.
Please note: Any position that involves working with children requires declaration of ALL convictions/cautions regardless of whether these are deemed as spent and a DBS check will be carried out before any employment commences.
In line with KCSIE 2023 and safer recruitment practices, the school will conduct an online search for all shortlisted candidates. The online search is part of our safeguarding checks and will seek publicly available information on candidates’ suitability to work with children. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further guidance and will be asked to clarify their online presence.
References will be obtained before interview at shortlisting stage and may be used in the interview process. If previous employment has included working with children, then at least one referee must be from this employment regardless of whether this is the current or most recent employment Any gaps in employment must be detailed and an explanation provided in the relevant section.
Ascend Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any position that involves working with children requires declaration of ALL convictions/cautions regardless of whether these are deemed as spent and a DBS check will be carried out before any employment commences. References will be obtained before interview at shortlisting stage and may be used in the interview process. Any gaps in employment must be detailed and an explanation provided in the relevant section.
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