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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    16 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
L5 - L8

Job summary

The Role

The Hill Primary has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Principal with English responsibility to join their team! 

The Assistant Principal is responsible for working alongside the Academy’s Principal to provide an outstanding education for its pupils.  The Assistant Principal will work with the senior team to establish outstanding teaching and learning and an excellent school culture.


Key Accountabilities


Support colleagues, including all other members of the leadership team, in their work for the development and improvement of the academy, in order to achieve high standards of behaviour and attainment 
Support and contribute to the development and implementation of the academy’s vision and strategy
Take responsibility for day to day management of the school alongside the Principal and leadership team
In partnership with the Principal and rest of the leadership team, ensure the safeguarding of all pupils, and that the safety and well-being of pupils and staff is promoted and maintained at all times 
Be passionate about English, keep up to date with new and relevant research in this area of the curriculum
Lead English across the school, driving expectations and standards to ensure the best outcomes possible for our pupils   
Line manage staff in Key Stage 2, ensuring consistency in practice and application in school policy


About Us


The Hill Primary Academy is a school at the heart of its community. It has moved from strength to strength over recent years, gaining valued parental partnerships to best support its pupils. The senior leadership team are driven and passionate about school improvement and empowering the children.  All staff work together as a team with the aim to ensure that the pupils at the school leave with having experienced more than just the national curriculum and to instil a love of learning that will last a life time. Our aim is for each child to achieve the very best that they can both academically and socially, and to go on to secondary school as excellent role models for other children.  

In return, we can offer you:

Generous Annual Leave entitlement
Access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme or Local Government Pension Scheme
Flexible working opportunities from your first day
Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
Continued professional development and training opportunities
A supportive team with staff well being a priority


Interested in applying?

If this is something you’re interested in, looking for a new challenge, have a passion for education or maybe all of the above, take a look at the Applicant Brief to find out more about the role to apply.

To find out more about the role please contact Emma Cadman, Principal at

Visits to the Academy are actively encouraged, please come and see our fantastic school to find out how you can have an impact on our students and community – contact Mrs Emma Cadman to arrange.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
377 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

About The Hill Primary Academy

 The school is located within good communal distances from Wakefield, Rotherham, Doncaster and Barnsley with good access to the A1 and other major roads. There is also a local train station within walking distance of the school.


Astrea Academy Trust are fully committed to being diverse and inclusive workforce where together we can embrace each other’s unique individuality, background and heritage. We are a ‘Disability Confident Employer’ and all our application forms hide your personal information so we can focus solely on your experience, skills and qualities.

We believe that by reflecting and representing the communities and people we serve, we will better and further the life chances of our pupils.

School location

Tudor Street, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S63 0DS

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