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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 1pm

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Leadership Scale L11-L15

Assistant Principal - Data and Progress job summary

An exciting opportunity has opened up for an exceptional leader to join our Senior Leadership Team at Corby Technical School and contribute to the continued success of this outstanding school in Northamptonshire. We offer an exceptional working and learning environment where students are placed at the heart of the learning experience. Corby Technical School is a very fast paced environment with all the exciting challenges and opportunities you would expect to find in a fully comprehensive school, and with this brand-new role comes the potential to be a part of our aspirational and driven team.

We are looking for an inspirational teacher and confident leader with experience of whole school initiatives, and a proven track record of sustained impact. As the Data and Progress Lead you will, in the first instance lead and manage data, assessment and reporting. You will be responsible for the strategic use of data and the creation of timetable structures to support the curriculum. This person will therefore require a strategic mind and the ability to work in a methodical way, as well as having the skillset to liaise with a wide range of staff and lead a team whilst considering the priorities of the whole school.

At Corby Technical School, we believe in open and transparent leadership. We are a team who are very receptive to making changes where an opportunity for improvement is identified. We encourage our leaders to lead by example, be professional ambassadors for the school, and contribute positively, upholding the school values. Leaders at Corby Technical School are always flexible in their work, responding to the needs of the school, and are motivated to ensure that an exceptional education is provided for our young people. We are seeking to appoint a leader with high aspirations for staff and students alike, who models professionalism in every aspect of their work. They will be a determined and resilient individual with high levels of integrity, a commitment to effective teamwork and a strong vision for the school.

We want to be able to appoint the very best candidate and will therefore welcome applicants from any subject specialism. Corby Technical school is an inclusive organisation that seeks to ensure equality of opportunity for all. If you think this looks like the right role for you, we would love to hear from you!

About Brooke Weston Trust

Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.

Our members of staff are essential to realizing this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.

We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.

How to Apply

If having read the advertisement, job description and person specification, you are motivated to apply for this position at Corby Technical School these are your next steps:

Please complete all sections of the application form. Please note that a CV will not be accepted without a completed application form.

Write a letter of application on no more than two sides of A4 (11 point text). Your letter of application should outline your previous experience and how this makes you a suitable candidate for the position for which you are applying.

Please submit your application form by e-mail to: Mrs Sarah Young at recruitment@corbytechnicalschool.org

We are looking for an April 2024 appointment and would welcome visitors if you wish to tour the school prior to application to experience our unique culture and learning environment in person. To arrange a visit please contact Sarah Young on 01536 213100 or at recruitment@corbytechnicalschool.org .

Safer Recruitment

Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as the role is working with children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check. In line with safer recruitment requirements, individuals shortlisted for a role in school will have online checks conducted on their name across social media platforms and google.

A copy of the Trust Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here - Safeguarding and Child Protection

The Trusts position on the recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be found under section 7 of the Trust SCR, Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy - Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy

Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Corby Technical School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
999 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

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