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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    29 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

£95k per annum + performance bonus + private health care

What skills and experience we're looking for

As of September 2024, we have a rare leadership opportunity within a very successful, local multi-academy trust. Leigh Academies Trust is seeking to appoint a highly effective senior leader to join us as Deputy Principal at Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy; the successful candidate will play a huge part in accelerating the development of the school into an outstanding provider of education.

Our successful candidate will be a talented, inspiring and highly motivated leader. Personal qualities such as passion, commitment and a can-do attitude are incumbent to the role. Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate to a range of stakeholders is essential. You will be joining a supportive, committed and passionate Academy Leadership Team who are dedicated to deliver our core purpose ‘Education for a better world’. We are looking for an experienced professional who can demonstrate the impact of strategic leadership, excellent management and a proven track record of success in raising standards.

This is an exciting time to join our Academy Leadership Team. You will be expected to play a key role in developing the strategic vision for Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy whilst ensuring that our students develop their full potential, achieve academic success and develop our core values. The successful applicant will facilitate a significant role within the Academy Leadership Team, will deputise for the Principal on the rare occasion that they’re off site or absent and will work with significant autonomy. To view the structure of the senior leadership team from September 2024, please click here.This post provides an outstanding career opportunity to be part of driving our academy forward and to play a critical role in the next phase of the academy’s development.

We wish to hear from you if you are committed to making a difference to the lives of our community and are:

  • an enthusiastic, energetic and ambitious leader with a successful track record at secondary level;
  • a motivational and inspirational leader with high expectations of staff;confident and able to communicate a clear vision for the Academy;
  • able to develop children to reach their full potential regardless of background or circumstance;
  • approachable and keen to work with staff across the Trust to ensure wide success;
  • able to establish and develop excellent relationships with the community and other stakeholders.

What the school offers its staff

Naturally, we are seeking to appoint the best possible candidate and therefore the application process will reflect our desire to undertake all necessary measures to achieve this.

On the basis that interested candidates may be keen to visit the academy before making a formal application, you can arrange this by contacting Gabrielle Holland (PA to Principal) - gabrielle.holland@scwa.org.uk. Visits will be offered and hosted by the Principal, Joseph Sparks. Please ensure you offer Gabrielle a range of dates when you are available in your initial email to ensure we can coordinate a visit that works for both you and the academy.

Candidates wishing to have an initial conversation with the Principal about this role can also arrange for a telephone call. Those wishing to do so should also contact Gabrielle Holland (as above) in the first instance.

Application closing date: Monday 29th April 2024 - midday

Shortlisting date: Tuesday 30th April 2024

Interview date: Tuesday 7th May 2024

If you have any queries on any aspect of the application process or need additional information, please contact Charlotte Herberts (LAT Recruitment Team) on charlotte.herberts@latrust.org.uk / 01634 412 245.

The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Stationers' Crown Woods Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1575 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Arranging a visit to Stationers' Crown Woods Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email charlotte.herberts@latrust.org.uk.

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