Sunnyside Primary Academy, Northampton, NN2 8QS

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  • Expected start date

    18 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    24 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 December 2021

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



Leadership L18 - L24 (£64,143 - £74,295)

Principal job summary

Successful shortlisted candidates will be informed at the end of the day of the 24th January, with interviews being held 27th/28th January 2022. The successful candidate will ensure the delivery of a broad and balanced curriculum, blending academic achievement and progress with the life skills, independence and compassion that pupils need to thrive in the modern world. You will also work to further improve achievement across the Academy identifying areas for development through accurate evaluation and quality assurance whilst ensuring that you work effectively with the local community to raise the profile of the academy locally. Are you a leader who: - Has relevant and up to date knowledge of teaching and learning strategies across the primary phase; - Is excited about working with colleagues to develop an aspirational and broad curriculum; - Leads staff effectively to deliver high quality learning experiences for all pupils, including those with high levels of educational need; - Has a thorough understanding of factors that influence pupil performance and how to overcome barriers to learning; - Has strong organisational skills and is relentlessness in driving educational improvement and raised standards for all pupils; - Has significant experience of leading and developing others, in particular middle leaders; - Has excellent communication and interpersonal skills; - Has previously led a team of people through change and improvement; - Has the skill and ability to engage parents and the community in the life of the school.
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About Sunnyside Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
349 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

About us

Sunnyside Primary Academy is a GAT academy in Northampton. The academy is a warm and friendly school that delivers a rich and engaging curriculum to pupils from Reception to Year 6. Ofsted rated the academy as ‘Good’ in October 2018. We are proud of our pupils who are expected to work hard and give their best. In return, the staff team are committed to planning and teaching high quality lessons that are purposeful and build on pupils’ knowledge and skills, utilising the excellent school grounds.

If you would like further information, please contact Emma Nuttall Emma.Nuttall@greenwoodacademies.org

In Return:

Our Academy is part of Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT), a highly successful Trust with a proven track record for school improvement. The Trust provides centralised services and support to enable staff to focus on teaching. Being part of the Trust means that we are able to share specialist best practice and work collaboratively with colleagues in other academies. As a GAT employee you will receive excellent opportunities for career progression and access to bespoke CPD from our Learning Alliance to enhance your 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

If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

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.

This post is exempt from the from Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. It is an offence, if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity, to apply for this role.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview.

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