4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    19 April 2021 at 10:00 am

  • Date listed

    24 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
£53,602 to £62,139

Job summary

Brompton Academy is seeking to find a dynamic, charismatic, forward-thinking strategic leader, who has the energy, intellectual capacity and determination to innovate, drive forward, inspire, and bring cohesion and integration to our ambitious post 16 agenda. The UKAT post 16 provision is based at both Brompton Academy and Chatham Grammar, and the successful candidate will be based at Brompton Academy, working alongside another Assistant Principal for post 16.

Applicants for this post should be able to evidence successful strategies used for: building relationships, developing processes and systems, understanding of pedagogical practices for outstanding post 16 learning and progress, raising student and staff aspiration and motivation.

This post requires a resilient individual who relishes a challenge and is not adverse to taking risks. The post holder will also be a key member of the strategic UKAT senior team at Brompton Academy.

If you are ambitious, motivated and creative, with a genuine love for transforming lives through education, then we want to hear from you. We are looking for an individual to join our senior team: a leader who is driven by their values to develop a powerful educational offer, someone who sees the link between curriculum and outcomes, someone passionate about culturally enriching our students, someone who respects expertise in the classroom, someone who understands how firm pastoral structures raise young people up, someone who wants to build on the wealth we already have in our staff. Yes, we seek someone who sees the value of our moral mission to educate.

Both Brompton Academy and Chatham Grammar have good staff teams who want to be positively led and motivated. The successful applicant will be coming to a supportive learning environment characterised by open, pragmatic leadership and management, secure in the knowledge that they will enjoy the full support and care of colleagues, and our University sponsor.

Both academies' last Ofsted inspections were rated good. Overall, we have a dynamic, innovative team of professional staff who want to make a difference to the lives, aspirations and opportunities of our young people in this socially and economically deprived area.

Please also explore our website: www.bromptonacademy.org.uk and www.universityofkentacademiestrust.org.uk/about-us


Your application should be made after reading the job description, person specification and supplementary information pack and you will use the application form to tell us how your current skills and experience fit the requirements and why you think you would be suited to this role.

We are keen to attract top talent to our inclusive Trust and therefore we welcome applications from all people across the community spectrum regardless of their race, religion, ethnicity, sexuality, sexual orientation, disability, gender reassignment or age.

Please refer to the applicant information document for application instruction.

For further information or to download our application form, please visit our website via the Apply button.

Deadline for applications: Monday 19 April 2021 at 10:00am

Interviews are scheduled for w/c 26 April 2021

The University of Kent 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. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1365 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

About Brompton Academy

Brompton Academy is an extremely popular oversubscribed academy with a current Ofsted rating of Good and a 400+ Adult learner education programme. We have fantastic new buildings, with outstanding facilities, and Apple technologies for all, enabling us to enhance and support cutting edge learning strategies required for continuous improvement. Brompton Academy is proud of its comprehensive website and would encourage applicants to visit for further information http://www.bromptonacademy.org.uk/

Arranging a visit to Brompton Academy

In order to follow social distancing guidance, visits to the Academy are not possible at this time, but we would be happy to arrange a discussion or video call with a member of our Senior Leadership Team to share our vision for this role with you. To arrange such a discussion, please email: recruitment@universityofkentacademiestrust.org.uk

School location

Marlborough Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 5HT

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