Assistant Principal - EYFS Responsibilities

Hollington Primary Academy, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN38 9DS

This job expired on 18 May 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    18 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 May 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type



East Sussex Leadership pay scale L4-L8  - £45,434 - £50,151

Assistant Principal - EYFS Responsibilities job summary

Do you thrive on seeing your pupils excel?

We are seeking an Assistant Principal to join our dedicated and supportive team, working with a responsibility for Early Years.  This is the role for you if you are committed to ensuring the success of all pupils.

We are looking for an Assistant Principal who will be our EYFS Lead within the Academy and assist with the development and delivery of training for all staff in the areas of our Early Years Provision.

You will have:

a degree level qualification and Qualified Teacher Status
a sound understanding of the breadth of content covered across the primary core and foundation subjects
effective teaching, organisational and communication skills.
​​​​​​​effective leadership skills with a passion for and experience in Early Years Education. 
This is an important role for our academy as we constantly strive to improve and excel in all that we do.

In return for your skills and experience, we can offer you:

Family friendly policies that are designed to support you with a work-life balance, wellbeing and the financial aspects of life​​​​​​​
Excellent facilities and resources for staff and students
​​​​​​​​​​​A calm, positive and innovative learning environment​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​Automatic annual pay progression
Generous public sector pension scheme
Flexible working opportunities from day 1
Discounts on retail & travel
Cycle 2 Work scheme
Charity giving
High quality continuous professional development and support for your career progression including: An annual personal development day, job-related apprenticeships to enhance your skillset, ​​​​​​​​​​open access online training courses and Scholarships run in collaboration with the University of Brighton. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
And when the time is right for you to take the next step in your career, we can help you to find the right opportunity in one of our 15 schools. 

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About Hollington Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
412 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​About Hollington Primary Academy  - Ofsted grade: Good (2017) 

Hollington Primary Academy is a school for 4 to 11- year olds in St Leonards on Sea,  East Sussex. We serve our local community and encourage our pupils to think big. We have two classes in each year group and use our creative curriculum to bring learning to life. We have excellent sports provision and hold the Gold School Games award. We also host a nursery for children aged from 2 years.  The University of Brighton is our sponsor.  We work closely with the University’s School of Education: in 2019 it was judged as Outstanding by Ofsted for all Initial Teacher Training and was awarded the Student Union’s school of the year.

Tours of the school are welcome.  Please contact our Academy Business Manager, Jen Homewood on finance@hollingtonprimaryacademy.org.uk to make arrangements.

​​​​​​​About the University of Brighton Academies Trust

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is the fifth largest multi-academy trust in the south east, with 15 infant, primary and secondary schools all graded by Ofsted as Good or Outstanding. We educate 7,700 children aged 3 months to 16 years and employ 1,200 staff across East and West Sussex.

Excellence, innovation and integrity are the values that guide us.  We work collaboratively to help our pupils, and everyone connected with our academies achieve excellence. By working together, sharing insights and best practice our schools support each other to improve. Read more about our vision and values.

Our commitment

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We welcome applications from all members of the community. The Trust is proud to be part of the government’s Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff recruitment practices.

Key dates

​​​​​​​Closing date: Wednesday 18th May 2022
Interview date: Monday 23rd May
Proposed start date: 1st September 2022

Arranging a visit to Hollington Primary Academy

Tours of the school are welcome.  Please contact our Academy Business Manager, Jen Homewood on finance@hollingtonprimaryacademy.org.uk to make arrangements.

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