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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum
  • Assistant headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Scale 8 - 12

What skills and experience we're looking for

Job overview

Assistant Principal - Quality of Education

Salary: L8 £56,082 - L12, £61,882

Contract: Permanent, Full time

Start date: September 2024

We are looking to appoint an outstanding Assistant Principal who is creative, confident and enthusiastic to join our passionate and hardworking team.

This is an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Principal to join One in a Million Free School, where we aim to deliver the very best educational experiences for pupils across the age ranges. Our school is a welcoming, calm and purposeful and within a nurturing ethos, our learners are stretched academically, supported pastorally and developed socially and emotionally. We'd really love our new Senior Leader to see themselves as a student advocate.

If you are looking for a new and rewarding challenge in education as Assistant Principal and you are committed and passionate about making a difference, then we look forward to hearing from you. Below is a little more about the role you can download and read more from our attached recruitment documents.

The Assistant Principal - Quality of Education will provide:

  • Strategic leadership and oversight of the school’s curriculum and specifically the “intent; implementation and impact” of our provision
  • Quality assure curriculum areas and use the findings to drive school improvement
  • Raise the standards of teaching, learning and attainment at Key Stage 3 and 4

We are looking for a strong candidate for this role as Assistant Principal - Quality of Education and we hope to recruit for this position as soon as possible.

Please download the attached recruitment documents. You can visit our website to explore more about our wonderful school. To have a chat with one of our team about this role please contact our school office on 01274 723 439.

Our doors are always open, so please feel free to organise an informal meeting and tour of the school if you are interested in finding out more. I look forward to warmly welcoming you to One In A Million Free School.

How to apply:

To apply for this role please apply on Tes via the Quick Apply button here.


One in a Million Free School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practices. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and appointment is therefore subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Online checks will be carried out on shortlisted candidates.

What the school offers its staff

Who are we?

  • OIAMFS opened in September 2013 with just 60 year 7 students, we are now full and oversubscribed every year. We are based next to the iconic home of Bradford City Football Club, Valley Parade.
  • OIAMFS is part of the One In A Million family. One In A Million was established in 2006 as a charity that wanted to make a difference in the lives of young people in Bradford through sport, the arts and enterprise. Our name reflects our values: every child is valued and unique.

What we offer:

  • We are a small secondary, mainstream comprehensive school, with approximately 375 students across five year groups, so our class sizes are smaller. This means every teacher knows every student and we all know each other which builds a strong team and community within the school.
  • A chance to change the lives of young people from deprived socio-economic backgrounds.
  • We place students at the centre of everything we do as a school.
  • We genuinely value our staff and fully support their development, wellbeing and career progression.We offer a wide range of CPD opportunities and really encourage staff in their professional development.
  • A range of benefits, include access to West Yorkshire Pension Scheme, cycle to work and discounted IT plans and we offer wellbeing support through Health Assured .

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 One In A Million Free School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
378 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01274 723 439

One In A Million Free School is graded as a “GOOD” school by Ofsted.

One In A Million (OIAM) is a Bradford based charity that engages predominantly with disadvantaged children and young people, through Sports, Arts and Enterprise. Our core values of compassion, honesty, integrity and excellence are at the heart of all we do. Our name reflects our philosophy: every child is valued and unique.

OIAM Free School opened in September 2013. We are a small secondary school with classes sizes of no more than 25 students. Our school is now fully populated. Each year we are oversubscribed for places, but we will remain a small school.

Relationships are key to our offer and we will always adopt a family approach so that students feel valued and connected.

Our curriculum is broad and balanced, ensuring students acquire strong basic skills in literacy and numeracy, personal, social and emotional learning and create ‘character’. We develop themed pathways in Sports, Arts and Enterprise. Our school day ensures quality time for personal, instructional, conceptual and collaborative learning experiences.

Our staff nurture and develop a deep sense of self-worth, pride and ambition in all our students. All students in our school will be seen as unique - as ‘one in a million’.

Since One In A Million started its first community project in Canterbury, Bradford, in 2006, we now deliver formal education and community programmes to over 2,300 children and young people every week.

Our ‘Hub and Spoke’ vision places our Free School at the centre of what we do.

Arranging a visit to One In A Million Free School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@oneinamillion.org.uk.

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