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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    24 March 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Due to ever increasing pupil numbers, we are seeking a dedicated Assistant Principal to form an integral part of a committed leadership team at The Parkgate Academy and join the collaboration of other schools within our trust.

The Parkgate Academy is a thriving school with a roll number of 375 children. It is currently rated as ‘good’ by Ofsted. The role of the Assistant Principal will be to work alongside the Principal to take the school on a journey to Outstanding.

  • Do you believe in our trust values?
  • Are you a team player?
  • Are you ambitious for the children in your care?

  • Do you believe in discipline?

  • Do you have respect for people irrespective of their background?

  • Do you believe in positivity?

  • Have you got a strong work ethic?

If the answer to the is ‘Yes’ to most of the above then we would love to hear from you!

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:
  • support from The Forge Trust’s central team
  • collaborative working with other colleagues and senior leaders in the trust
  • excellent CPD and training
  • a hard-working, caring and supportive staff team

Further details about the role

The Forge Trust is a reputable multi-academy trust that specialises in raising the achievement of children who predominantly live in white working-class areas of the East Midlands. Our mission is to become the best performing primary multi-academy trust in the country.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach each day in some capacity.

Candidates must note that we are committed to safer recruitment, and they must be able to provide proof of identity on the day of interview. The successful candidate will undergo an enhanced DBS check prior to appointment

Closing date for applications is Friday 24th March

Short listing will take place on Monday 27th March

Interviews will be held on Thursday 30th March

Applications should be sent to Reece Davy (Principal) hr@theparkgateacademy.co.uk . A fully completed Forge application form should be completed (forms are found on the website) and a personal statement of no more than two sides of A4 should be included, highlighting your ambition for The Parkgate Academy and your educational philosophy

Commitment to safeguarding

The Trustees of The Parkgate Academy are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants will undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers. The role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS certificate, the role is engaged in regulated activity and will therefore require a children’s barred list check. Shortlisted Applicants will be required to complete a self-disclosure. The trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

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About The Parkgate Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
371 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01623 860584

Primary and Foundation Unit

Arranging a visit to The Parkgate Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@theparkgateacademy.co.uk.

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