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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: 32.44 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership 14 - 18

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking an Assistant Principal to join our ambitious and highly collaborative Senior Leadership Team, working along the Principal in articulating and implementing the vision, values and strategy of The Holgate Academy and the Diverse Academies Trust.

As a member of the SLT, you will contribute to the overall leadership and management of the academy and ensure all staff work according to our shared values to secure the highest possible standards and outcomes for all students.

You will be able to lead staff confidently through coaching, mentoring and development at all levels, build good relationships with families and the local community and develop a collaborative model of practice across the school.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Recent and relevant leadership development
  • Experience of successfully implementing current educational priorities and developments
  • Successful track record of significant organisational change for improvement
  • Experience of leading on student achievement and progress, with impact
  • Experience of developing and leading curriculum initiatives using the latest technologies to support learners
  • A clear and coherent vision which is consistent with the vision of The Holgate Academy and Diverse Academies
  • Ability to take a strategic view in order to determine a clear pathway to achieve future goals

What the school offers its staff

Why join The Holgate Academy?

The Holgate Academy is a based on the outskirts of Nottingham within the distinct community of Hucknall. We have around 1400 students, with 11-16 education being based on the main site, and Post 16 provision shared with our partners. The Academy is part of the Diverse Academies Trust. The Academy prides itself on working as a key partner within the Trust, but also on working with partners beyond the Trust, to ensure that we are constantly striving to research and craft the best quality education experience which works for our students in our context. The Academy is delighted to be on the list of schools to be rebuilt in the coming years, and we are confident that this will enhance the work we are doing within our community.

Every member of staff at The Holgate Academy comes to work, every day, with one goal at the forefront of their minds – to equip students for their future. Nothing can be more crucial, nothing more important, than to contribute to this. If you have the skills, determination and drive to enhance our students’ life chances by equipping them for success, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

We would be happy to arrange a visit to the academy, where we can discuss with you the importance of the school within the local community and how, by working with us, you can be part of the team that builds on the past, ensures performance in the present and prepares the students for their future successes. Please contact Lynsey Baumlbaurm@holgate-ac.org.ukto arrange a visit.

Commitment to safeguarding

Diverse Academies and its Governors are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in their care and expects everybody working for the organisation to share this commitment. Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. To this end any offer of employment will be subject to safer recruitment checks and clearances.

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About The Holgate Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1161 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

We are a large secondary academy for students aged 11-16 years based in Hucknall and, together with our partner academies, offer post 16 study at the Hucknall Sixth Form Centre.

We support our young people, so they enjoy their time at the academy and play a key part in all that academy life has to offer. We are immensely proud of the successes achieved by our students and we constantly strive to do more and be even better. Our ultimate purpose is very simple – to do everything that we can to ensure that our students leave ready to take their place in an increasingly complicated and competitive world.

Outstanding teaching and learning is our priority. Our highly qualified and motivated staff work hard to ensure our students achieve at the highest level, whatever their starting point.

Arranging a visit to The Holgate Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email lbaum@holgate-ac.org.uk.

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