21 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2023 or earlier

  • Closing date

    17 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    25 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Between £58,105 and £64,244 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are excited to be seeking an Assistant Principal to join the visionary and committed SLT at Bluecoat Trent Academy. As the Academy grows into its third year, we will be welcoming our next cohort of students; the successful candidate will be instrumental in continuing to shape the school into an outstanding provider.

Due to the size of the team the successful applicant will be expected to demonstrate leadership over a variety of areas with a specific focus on Achievement. The application should outline the leader’s ability and experience in delivering a demonstrable impact in an area of school improvement. Equally as important will be a desire to be part of the founding cohort of staff and an ambition for the growth and success of the school.

Some key areas which are planned to be assigned to the role are: Target setting, assessment, tracking student performance, intervention, exam arrangements, GL Assessment. The role will also encompass Pupil Premium and Timetable. Collaboration and CPL are of high importance within the Trust therefore a robust programme of training will be provided, particularly for areas where candidates have less experience or who have not approached aspects of the role before.

The post holder will work alongside the Principal and Assistant Principals in achieving the five-year strategic vision of the school. This will include leading on the aspects of the Academy Improvement Plan, contributing to the SEF and reporting to both internal and external stakeholders. They will work hard to ensure that all children in the school excel from whatever their starting point, and will be fully committed to going above and beyond to ensure our students receive the very best in terms of opportunity, education and care.

What the school offers its staff

  • Archway benefits to include shopping discounts and competitions
  • A free and confidential employee assistance programme offering counselling and advice
  • Access to Teachers’ Pensions
  • Access to discounted travel schemes
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Comprehensive training and support
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • Eye care voucher scheme
  • Free flu vaccine
  • Access to e-learning and development

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to the satisfactory completion of an enhanced DBS check, Barred List check, the receipt of satisfactory references, online searches and any other statutory checks that are required for the post. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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About Bluecoat Trent Academy

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
180 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Bluecoat Trent Academy The Bluecoat Trent Academy (BTA) opened its doors in September 2021 with the founding cohort of Year 7 pupils. BTA is an 11-16, non-faith school. For the first year BTA accommodates six forms of entry, growing to eight forms in subsequent years. The new build for the academy will be built on the former site of Clarendon College, on the edge of Forest Fields, close to Mapperley Park. Whilst the new academy is being constructed BTA will, for the first three years, be based in its own building on the site of Bluecoat Aspley Academy on Aspley Lane. The school will be underpinned by the ethos of all the Archway academies whilst establishing its own unique vision and values.

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