Principal Kingswood Secondary Academy, Corby, Northamptonshire

Job description

A fantastic opportunity for a senior leader to continue the development of the Kingswood Secondary Academy following the internal promotion of the current Principal.

About us:
The Kingswood Secondary Academy, part of the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT), is situated in Corby and hosts exceptional teaching facilities, including innovatively designed ICT suites and purpose built laboratories, to name a few. The academy, recently judged ‘Good’ in all areas by Ofsted, is committed and dedicated to securing achievement for all pupils and has high expectations of pupils and staff; encouraging all young people to work hard and make the best of all the opportunities provided.

About the role and you:
Kingswood has been on an incredible journey of transformation and improvement. As such this post represents an incredible opportunity to continue the improvement work and shape its strategic direction. As such the successful candidate should be a motivational leader with a proven track record of school development and improvement. Supported by the Trust’s Education Support Team, you will have the opportunity to lead the academy on its journey from ‘Good’ to ‘Outstanding’. You will work together with staff, stakeholders and Trust colleagues to develop outstanding learning experiences and deliver an innovative curriculum for all pupils in the academy.

The successful Principal will be:
• Professional and have the personal qualities to be an inspirational leader;
• Able to motivate and support staff and be passionate about enhancing their development;
• Resilient and dynamic;
• Able to build relationships with colleagues, parents and pupils quickly and effectively;
• An excellent classroom practitioner and curriculum developer, keen to lead by example;
• Be accomplished in raising achievement as a teacher and a leader.

In return, we are proud to offer you:
• Enthusiastic and keen to learn pupils;
• A dedicated, hard-working and supportive staff who are values driven.
Being part of the Greenwood Academies Trust you will:
• Receive opportunities to be innovative, creative and be supported and challenged by an expert and experienced team;
• Be able to share specialist best practice and work collaboratively with colleagues in other academies locally and across the East Midlands and be fully supported by our Education Support Team;
• Be eligible to access bespoke development opportunities that will include first class training and CPD opportunities through the Greenwood Learning Alliance https://www.greenwoodlearningalliance.org/
• Receive a generous employer pension contribution and access to our employee assistance programme. 

Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit the school by arranged visits and speak with current senior leaders.
Please email vacancies@greenwoodacademies.org to arrange a visit.

If you share our values and wish to be part of a leading education provider, we would welcome your application.
Interviews to be held 26/27 September 2019.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations.
The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

Essential educational requirements

• Degree level qualification.
• Postgraduate professional Qualification e.g. Postgraduate Certificate in Education.

Essential qualifications

• Degree level qualification.
• Postgraduate professional Qualification e.g. Postgraduate Certificate in Education.

Essential skills and experience

Newly qualified Teachers and experienced Teachers are all encouraged to apply to this post


About Kingswood Secondary Academy

Address
Gainsborough Road, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN18 9NS
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Kingswood Secondary Academy website (opens in a new window)