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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    10 October 2023 at 10am

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£56,796.00 - £62,561.00 Annually (FTE)

Assistant Principal - Attendance & Safeguarding job summary

Assistant Principal - Attendance & Safeguarding

Leadership 11 - 15

Start Date January 2024

Ensuring all our children attend school and are safe every day is fundamental to our academy and we are looking for a special leader to strategically lead these areas. At Ormiston Denes we place high value on staff development, both in teaching and leadership and we are looking to appoint an inspirational Assistant Principal who will lead on Attendance & Safeguarding in the academy and drive the vision and strategy for sustained improvement.

You will develop, implement plans and strategies that enable the school to improve outcomes, and develop students both socially and academically whilst being responsible for a whole school remit including leading safeguarding processes and procedures in the academy. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate confidence and the ability to effectively lead in this area of expertise.  As a senior leader, the successful candidate will ensurehigh standards are carried out effectively across the school.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity over time to experience other areas of school leadership.  This role represents an excellent opportunity for a dedicated and ambitious individual to take the next steps in their career.

Our aim is for every student to make good progress in their subjects. This is through receiving engaging teaching that focuses on engendering a love of learning. If you are looking to work in a vibrant academy which expects high standards from students, places a high value on the professional development of its staff, and feel you have the qualities to meet the demands of this rewarding position then we wish to hear from you.

We are looking for an individual who:

  • Is a great teacher themselves, who recognises excellent behaviour for learning in a classroom/department.
  • Has the passion and expertise to nurture and grow the professional development of colleagues.
  • Can be flexible, enthusiastic, well organised and demonstrates strong behaviour management.
  • Has experience of school data management information systems.
  • Has a resilient character and a strong personal drive.
  • Has an unwavering determination to work with students of all abilities.
  • Is highly motivated and dynamic individual who can work with pace and purpose.
  •  A team player who possesses excellent interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence. 

In returnOrmiston Denes Academy will offer you:

  • An innovative learning community, constantly aiming for high standards.
  • A supportive, welcoming community of professionals.
  • Developmentand collaboration opportunities throughout the Ormiston network.

 Letters of application should include:

  • Your philosophy of education, your leadership and management style, the impact you have had in your current role and how this would translate this post and how your skills, qualities and experience make you the ideal candidate.

To submit a letter of application please visit https://oatcareers.co.uk/job/assistant-principal-attendance-and-safeguarding

For further details, an informal discussion with the principal or to make arrangements to visit the academy, please contact the Principal’s PA, Sarah Watson swatson@ormistondenes.co.uk or tel. 01502 574474.

Closing date:     10.00am, Tuesday 10th October 2023

Interviews:       Week commencing 16th October 2023, exact date to be confirmed.

Commitment to safeguarding

Ormiston Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people and we expect
everyone who works in our academy to share this commitment.

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About Ormiston Denes Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
753 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Working in partnership with Ormiston Academies Trust, our vision is for all young people to have the highest academic, social and practical skills to allow them to lead a fulfilling life. Come and join the fastest improving school in Lowestoft.

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