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  • Job start date

    4 January 2023

  • Closing date

    2 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 June 2022

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Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Leadership L9-L15 (£51,403-£59,581 PA)

Deputy Principal job summary

As part of our continuous drive for improvement at the Dogsthorpe Academy, we are looking to appoint an ambitious, creative and talented Senior Leader with a proven track record of success, to the role of Deputy Principal. This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated leader to inspire and motivate an established team. First and foremost, we are looking for a leader who is excited and passionate about joining our school, has extensive skills in strategic leadership, a proven track record in school improvement and is 100% committed to making a positive difference to both the pupil's experience and their outcomes. We are looking for a dynamic Deputy Principal who is open-minded and wants to support and lead on improvements within the Academy. There will be opportunities to work with other academies across GAT, and to participate and contribute to MAT level strategies such as the Raising Attainment Board, Curriculum Board, Learning Board, Learning Alliance. The successful candidate(s) will have: Resilience and be able to adapt to the fast paced environment of change. Be able to immerse themselves in the Greenwood Academies ethos of inclusivity, diversity and achievement for all A passionate and an uncompromising commitment to student achievement A track record of highly effective leadership and very positive outcomes Excellent leadership and people management skills Experience of converting vision into school improvement and transformation Evidence of school to school partnership working and impact An expectation that successful appointment will lead to challenging opportunities for further professional development within the Trust You will be an innovative leader and manager, able to analyse and interpret data to support clear, strategic decisions. You should be an excellent classroom practitioner and be able to coach and mentor others to develop classroom practice. You will be able to demonstrate a great understanding of the KS2 curriculum and be dedicated to school improvement. You will be able to work in partnership with our pupils, parents, staff and the community. As a key member of the Leadership Team, you will be responsible for the strategic direction of particular areas of work, have significant responsibilities and the opportunity to make a considerable impact on the future lives of our pupils. GAT's vision is to inspire and ensure that every pupil thrives, makes excellent progress and succeeds, so our Deputy Principal will be a key figure in driving this at Dogsthorpe Academy. This is an extremely exciting opportunity to work alongside the Principal to continue to raise quality and standards within the academy, ensuring that all pupils reach their full potential. You will be an outstanding senior leader with a demonstrable commitment to helping all pupils achieve their best. With high expectations of behaviour, you will motivate staff and pupils through high quality leadership and management. In Return: You can be assured that you will be joining a successful Multi Academy Trust that has a great track record in helping children to succeed no matter what their background. The Trust is dedicated to valuing and developing the workforce whether that be through ensuring a fair workload or offering access to bespoke CPD from the Learning Alliance to enhance professional growth. We believe in looking after the people who make a huge difference to our children, their families and the communities we serve. That’s why we give everyone who joins a Perkbox account – with 24/7 access to perks and discounts, plus curated wellbeing tools to look after your physical and mental health. It’s part of our commitment to look after you. Here’s what you can look forward to: Hundreds of global and local perks, available online 24/7 Shopping discounts from the biggest brands, all year round Save money on everything from the supermarket shop to summer holidays A free Employee Assistance Programme from Health Assured
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About Dogsthorpe Academy

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
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School size
382 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

The Dogsthorpe Junior Academy, part of the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT), is a junior academy situated in a small community in the north of Peterborough. It is led by the Principal, Julie Cranke, who aims to ensure that it delivers an exciting, innovative and creative curriculum that meets the needs of the pupils. All staff work hard to ensure that every pupil is supported and nurtured, helping them to develop the confidence and skills needed for the years ahead. In addition to the formal curriculum, pupils are also provided with a range of opportunities to follow their own interests and carry out individualised learning programmes.

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