4 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    28 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Leadership
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Leadership scale (England & Wales) commensurate with experience (competitive)

Job summary

From September 2022, we are looking for an exceptional candidate to join us as an Assistant Principal. The successful candidate will work alongside the Principal and Vice Principal, to support the academic and pastoral development of its students.

We are looking for an individual who can confidently establish and develop excellent relationships with all stakeholders. They will be a highly effective and inspirational teacher and leader, with strong behaviour management and experience of leading highly successful teams at a secondary level. We expect all of our students to be challenged, to be inspired and to achieve beyond expectation. Prospective Assistant Principals will be experienced middle leaders who have worked in roles such as Heads of Departments or equivalent.

As a community we believe in working collaboratively and sharing good practice. If you want to be part of a team which embraces innovation and creativity then we are interested to hear from you.

To view the structure of the senior leadership team, please click here.

For our successful candidate, being a member of staff at Leigh Academy Rainham and the wider Trust means you’ll receive access to a great range of employment benefits from day one. Click here to view the current benefits package, and be mindful that the list is always growing.

Click here to view the full Recruitment Pack for more information.

We’d like to hear from candidates who are:

An excellent leader who is passionate about learning and has strong subject knowledge within their own subject
Collaborative, able to build strong professional relationships
Able to motivate and inspire students and staff to achieve their full potential
Energetic and have a can-do attitude
Confident and has strong career aspirations
Committed to safeguarding and the happiness and wellbeing of everyone at the Academy

Applying for the job

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School overview

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
Secondary
School size
Up to 1150 pupils
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number
01634412200

About Leigh Academy Rainham

Naturally, we are seeking to appoint the best possible candidate and therefore the application process will reflect our desire to undertake all necessary measures to achieve this.

Application closing date: Friday 28th January 2022
Shortlisting committee: Monday 31st January 2022 - successful candidates informed
Interview date: Tuesday 8th February 2022

If you have any queries on any aspect of the application process or need additional information, please contact Holly Neve (Recruitment Co-ordinator) on 01634 412 263 or holly.neve@latrust.org.uk.​​​​​​​

The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.

School location

Otterham Quay Lane, Gillingham, ME8 8GS

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