Associate Assistant Principal

The Olive School Blackburn, Blackburn, Lancashire


Job details

Job role Teacher, Leadership
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary MPS/UPS + TLR (if applicable) + £2,500

Job summary

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for an exceptional Associate Assistant Principal to help lead us on our journey of sustained excellence.

We want to hear from talented leaders looking to extend their experience, and ambitious middle leaders seeking their first senior leadership post. You will be highly motivated and passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people with the natural ability to inspire and motivate both pupils and peers.

As an outstanding teacher and leader with demonstrable leadership experience, you will make a significant contribution to the leadership and success of our school. As a Star leader, you’ll join the Star Academies family, a high-performing and supportive network of primary and secondary schools with some of the best leaders in education.

You will have:
•A degree-level qualification and Qualified Teacher Status
•Experience of leading a curriculum area within the primary phase

•Experience of leading rigorous quality assurance systems at faculty or whole school level, including contributing to selfevaluation and its impact on teaching and progress

•A strong commitment to our STAR values.

School overview

School type Free School, Muslim
Education phase Primary
School size 637 pupils enrolled
Age range 4 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website The Olive School Blackburn website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About The Olive School Blackburn

The Olive School, Blackburn is a 630 place Muslim faith based primary school. The school opened in September 2013 with 90 Reception, 90 Year 1 and 60 Year 2 children. It will build up its pupil numbers year on year. It has a caring, inclusive ethos and welcomes applications from parents and pupils of all faiths and none. Like all Star schools, it has “Leadership” as a specialism.

The school has the highest expectations. Children get one chance for an education and the school is determined to ensure it is the best. High quality teaching and learning opportunities enable children to fulfil their true potential and develop a love for learning.

The Olive School, Blackburn was assessed as “outstanding” in every category at its first Ofsted inspection in June 2015.

School location

Meins Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 6QQ