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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£47,185.00 to £52,074.00

Pay scale

L1 to L5

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking an Assistant Headteacher who is:

  • Able to lead, motivate, challenge and inspire whole school communities

  • Committed to achieving the highest possible standards of learning and teaching

  • Dynamic and enthusiastic with the vision and energy to help lead schools to excellence

  • Friendly and approachable with excellent communication skills and a passion for teaching

  • Experienced in school improvement with a proven track record of success and strong leadership in developing some aspect of teaching and learning.

What the school offers its staff

A rare and unique opportunity has arisen for an outstanding candidate to join our existing Senior Leadership Team.

Do you feel ready to take the next step in your leadership career? Do you have a relentless focus on improving outcomes & life chances for all pupils irrespective of context or situation? Then this role may be for you!

This is an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Headteacher to join our existing SLT team at Ruskin Academy and make a positive impact in raising standards and the quality of experience for our children.

Working with the Head of School and also alongside the wider leadership team, you will be based at Ruskin Academy and will be responsible for raising standards within Teaching and Learning, and ensuring these standards are consistently applied across all year groups.

We can offer you:

  • Lively, friendly and aspirational children who are determined to make the most of their schooling
  • A dynamic and dedicated team of teachers and support staff who want the best for their children

  • Career progression and leadership opportunities following the end of the contract

  • A supportive and forward thinking Trust Board, Parental Advisory Body and parent community

  • Excellent opportunities for further professional development, through the Lion Academy Trust.

Further details about the role

The successful candidate will raise expectations and aspirations, promote the Trust’s pedagogy for highly effective learning and help achieve positive outcomes for children. We offer you a great opportunity to develop your career in a well-respected, Multi Academy Trust working with a forward thinking, vibrant and very supportive team.

Ready to Join Us?

If you’re ready to take the next step in your career or just want to find a bit more information then contact Executive Principal Mr Nicky Kingsnorth on 01933 381600 for a private and confidential chat, or email via nicky@lionacademytrust.net

For an application pack please click the link below or contact Rebekah Parker, Office Manager – r.parker1@ruskinacademy.net


Closing Date: Friday 17th May 2024 @ 5.00pm

Interviews: Expected to be held w/c 20th May 2024

The Lion Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and the successful applicant must provide satisfactory references and will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure, along with all relevant safeguarding checks.

Commitment to safeguarding

The successful candidate will require two positive references from current and previous employers. The position is subject to an enhanced DBS and medical checks.

The Lion Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children.

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About Ruskin Academy

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
273 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number
01933 381600

Ruskin Academy are an inclusive, caring school in Wellingborough where every child matters. We recognise that all children have talents and abilities to celebrate, and part of our role is to help children to discover these. We challenge and develop our children to become curious, autonomous learners who are inspired and stimulated through a rich and varied curriculum that is appropriate to their individual needs. We develop children’s learning skills and, by setting high expectations and exacting standards, we prepare our children to flourish, and have high self-esteem and self-belief.

Arranging a visit to Ruskin Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email r.parker1@ruskinacademy.net.

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