• Expected start date

    23 August 2021

  • Application deadline

    12 April 2021 at 10:00 am

  • Date listed

    11 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Leadership
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Leadership Scale 9-13

Job summary

Ibstock Community College is seeking to appoint an Assistant Principal who can help us further develop our use of assessment in a way that will ensure all our students can achieve their full potential and make a very real difference to their lives.

As Assistant Principal you will be an excellent teacher with the ability, experience and potential to lead on the important areas of student progress and assessment, ensuring that learning and progress at Ibstock Community College continues to improve and that students gain outstanding outcomes as we develop into an 11-16 school with Key Stage 4 assessment and examinations.

This is a new role and a genuine opportunity to contribute to an ambitious, collaborative and creative senior leadership team; to shape and influence the future direction of the college; to innovate and lead change in this successful college that is committed to high expectations and success for all; and to work with a supportive, caring and dedicated team of staff.

Applying for the job

In addition to completion of the application form, please write a letter of application to Sophie Williams, Head of School, no more than 4 sides of A4 font size 12, to address the following:-

- Why you feel you are ready to take on a senior leadership role
- How your experience so far has prepared you for this role
- Your knowledge of current education and assessment research and practice at whole college and individual student level, and how you might apply this in the role
- Your initial thoughts on how you might approach the role and any ideas you would want to develop

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
537 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 14
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01530 260705

About Ibstock Community College

Ibstock Community College has 570 students on roll and is at the heart of the local community, serving families in Ibstock and the surrounding villages of North-West Leicestershire. We are at an exciting stage in our development with plans to expand from a Key Stage 3 (11-14) school to welcoming students from 11-16 from autumn 2022. We also anticipate exciting future developments and opportunities when we join LiFE Multi Academy Trust later this academic year.

As students, staff, parents and governors we share the following values and beliefs:-

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for all posts.

Arranging a visit to Ibstock Community College

We would strongly encourage interested candidates to visit prior to making an application.
The following dates/times are available for an informal visit:-

Thursday 18 March at 11.00 am
Tuesday 23 March at 2.00 pm

Please email principalspa@ibstockcollege.co.uk to arrange.

School location

Central Avenue, Ibstock, Leicestershire, LE67 6NE

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