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KS5 Lead at NIA

Northampton International Academy, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Job details

Job role Leadership
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Competitive

Job summary

Start - 1st January 2021

Salary - Competitive

Closing Date - Monday 28th September 2020

If you are you an established leader with experience of KS5 looking to advance your career, we may have the perfect role

Northampton International Academy a member of the East Midlands Academy Trust, is seeking to appoint an ambitious and committed Key Stage 5 Lead to lead and manage all aspects of Sixth Form provision and related partnerships. This role would suit a highly effective practitioner, with KS5 experience eager to move into middle leadership within a rapidly growing school which is a member of a successful academy trust dedicated to improving the quality of education for pupils.

This is an exciting time for both the school and Trust and an exciting opportunity for an excellent teacher to play a vital part in improving the quality of education for children.

Northampton International Academy is part of the East Midlands Academy Trust, it is an all through school, 4–19, and opened in September 2016. In July 2019, the academy achieved an Ofsted rating of Good. It is a fantastic time to join NIA with its first year with a both Yr12 and 13 housed in their own dedicated sixth form area, as well as further groups in the primary phase and by 2021 the school will have well over 2000 pupils. This will make NIA one of the largest free schools in the country. If you can inspire and motivate our learners, making learning fun and challenging. If you are resilient, flexible, committed and dedicated to working with a diverse group of pupils. If you can share the values and ethos of the Academy Trust. NIA is the perfect school for you to progress your career


Promote a secure, diverse and inclusive foundation from which to achieve high standards in all areas of Key Stage 5
Provide leadership and direction for Key Stage 5 to ensure that it is managed to meet its aims and targets
Oversee the day-to-day running of Key Stage 5, including meetings, timetabling, admissions and transition points
Work strategically with the SLT to lead, motivate, support, challenge and develop all staff
Contribute to the creation of a curriculum matched to the needs of all students at NIA

Have QTS
Be an outstanding classroom practitioner with a track record of good and outstanding teaching
Have an innovative and creative approach.
Be able to form strong partnerships with others across the school
Energetic and enthusiastic, with the ability to motivate and inspire others
Have excellent communication skills.
Our teachers are an integral part of our dedicated team who are working hard to attain high standards across the academy

By working for our Trust, you’ll be able to take advantage of a wealth of professional development and support opportunities, as well as a range of employee benefits.

These include:

Continuous professional development and training opportunities
Dedicated support from our school improvement team
Career and leadership opportunities within our growing family of schools
A Trust employee forum with representatives from across the organisation
A confidential 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme
Childcare vouchers scheme
A corporate eye care plan
For more information about this position or to apply please email recruitment@emat.uk or call Lorna Stockwell on 07500 559281

EMAT has the right to withdraw this advert before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found

EMAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Free School
Education phase Primary, Secondary, 16-19
School size 1349 pupils enrolled
Age range 4 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Contact email recruitment@emat.uk

About Northampton International Academy

NIA is one of the UK’s fastest growing schools. From September, we will have EYFS to year 3, years 7 through to 10 and our first year 12 intake. By 2021, we will have over 2,200 pupils, making us one of the largest free schools in the UK.

School location

Barrack Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 1AA