Deadline is today

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    28 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Grade 13 – 17 (London Fringe Pay)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Are you a senior leader or an experienced teacher looking to take the next step in your career?

  • Do you have outstanding interpersonal, communication and leadership skills?

  • Do you have the highest expectations for every student and staff member?

  • Are you passionate about working with staff and students to reduce gaps, ensuring that all students reach their full potential?

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Senior Leadership Team within an outstanding Secondary School. We are seeking a proactive individual to provide an excellent level of support to students and staff in the School.

The Assistant Principal “Student Outcomes” will work collaboratively with the senior leadership team to contribute to the leadership and overall strategic management of the School in order to improve students’ achievements and outcomes.

The post holder will lead all initiatives concerned with reducing student gaps and Disadvantaged Student provision across all year groups. They will also manage the Recovery Premium and National Tutoring provision for the whole school. The postholder will lead other initiatives concerning student gaps, such as SEND gaps, gender gaps or other student gaps identified through the School Quality Improvement Plan. The intention is for outcomes to improve and student gaps to become non-existent. This role will develop the current initiatives and aim to place Tomlinscote School as a beacon of good Disadvantaged practice.

What the school offers its staff

The Sixth Form College Farnborough is a founding member of The Prospect Trust, with Tomlinscote School joining in September 2018. The Trust is a dynamic and ambitious multi-academy Trust on the Hampshire/Surrey border, providing outstanding education and support for almost 6,ooo learners through its family of local academies. The Trust has a relentless desire to improve the educational outcomes and lives of the young people in our local communities. The successful candidate will be expected to embrace the Trust’s values and play a key role in supporting its students.

Further details about the role

The Prospect Trust takes the control and processing of employee data very seriously and is committed to acting in line with the GDPR regulations; please read the attached applicant privacy notice which explains how your data is processed.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified applicants, however all disabled applicants who meet our minimum criteria will be invited for an interview.

How to apply

If you would like to have a further discussion before applying for this role please contact the HR team on

Please complete the attached application form and equality monitoring form and email all completed applications to by 9:00am on Tuesday 28 March 2023.

Interviews will take place on Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 April 2023.

Early applications are encouraged, as the Trust may at its discretion elect to both interview and select candidates before the advertised closing date.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Prospect Trust takes the control and processing of employee data very seriously and is committed to acting in line with the GDPR regulations. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified applicants, however all disabled applicants who meet our minimum criteria will be invited for an interview. The Prospect Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people within our care and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. Any future offer of employment remains subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS clearance, a health check and references.

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About Tomlinscote School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1480 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Tomlinscote is a highly successful, over-subscribed, mixed comprehensive school of approximately 1500 students. Our staff enjoy working here because our standards, facilities and staff well-being are excellent. Our students are a pleasure to teach and make excellent progress as shown by the positive examination data. All Tomlinscote students and teaching staff have their own iPad to enhance learning inside or outside of the classroom. As a new member of staff you will receive plenty of support from your colleagues both from the department and from the wider school community. We also expect staff to undertake a pastoral role as a form tutor. There are also opportunities to get involved in the wider life of the school through trips and extracurricular activities and we will develop every staff member that joins our team, providing one-to-one support, coaching and mentoring and access to extensive professional development. Any applicant should hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree to be considered for this post.

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