This job expired on 17 September 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    17 September 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    13 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Contract type
Leadership Scale 21-24

Job summary

Principal - Great Yarmouth Primary Academy
Salary: Leadership Scale 21-24
Permanent, full time
Starting: January 2022

About us

The Inspiration Trust is at an exciting point in its development. We have invested significantly in our long-term curriculum and teacher development. We teach powerful knowledge so that our children can understand, access and influence our society. We invest in our teachers and leaders as they are the people that can make a difference to our young people’s lives. We are also passionate about inclusion.

The school

Great Yarmouth Primary Academy received a ‘good’ rating in Summer 2021 with ‘outstanding’ leadership. The current principal has received a promotion, becoming Director of Education at the Inspiration Trust. The school is now looking for an exceptional and ambitious school leader to continue the journey and provide strong direction for the already outstanding team.

Great Yarmouth Primary Academy serves one of the most deprived communities in the country. Its work is vital to the life chances of the children that attend. The school provides exceptional support for both children and families in the community.

We are committed to offering excellent professional learning opportunities for our staff. At Great Yarmouth Primary Academy we use a 'Multiple Teacher Model', reducing class sizes and increasing the size of teaching teams in each phase. It is standard for our two-form entry school to have three teachers assigned to each year group. If you would like to join us on our journey in ensuring every child has the best start in education, we would be delighted to hear from you.

The role

The successful candidate will be passionate about creating a truly exceptional school that is characterised by high standards of teaching in every classroom; positive personal development for all students; and high quality enrichment that broadens the school experience.

We are looking for someone who enjoys visible leadership, who can quickly and effectively build strong relationships with children, families and staff alike. Stakeholder relationships will also be key.

The successful candidate will be a confident strategic leader, with a track record of achieving excellent outcomes for pupils. They will be committed to changing lives and supporting the best life chances for all young people.

Salary and benefits

The salary for this role is L21-24.

Benefits include:
- Extensive CPD opportunities, including dedicated principal’s induction programme
- A network of leaders and subject specialists with a wealth of expertise
- Opportunities for leadership progression and personal development
- Teachers’ Pension scheme
- Access to employee benefits hub including cycle to work, and discounts at a range of retailers

Next steps

Closing date for applications is: Midday on Friday 17th September 2021

Interview date: Wednesday 22nd September and Thursday 23rd September

If you’d like an informal conversation prior to applying with the Primary Director, Alison Hughes, please contact:

To apply, please click the button on this page and complete the online application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references, health checks and enhanced DBS checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
396 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

About Great Yarmouth Primary Academy

Great Yarmouth Primary Academy is a 4-11 primary school, serving this busy and diverse Norfolk coastal community. We encourage our pupils to think big and aim for the highest results and greatest success at school and beyond.
We are part of the Inspiration Trust, a close-knit family of schools in East Anglia, and work closely with our sister primary and secondary schools in the town.

Arranging a visit to Great Yarmouth Primary Academy

If you’d like an informal conversation prior to applying with the Primary Director, Alison Hughes, please contact:

School location

Dickens Avenue, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 3DT

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