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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    24 April 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L24 – L28 (Salary £78,010 to £86,040)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Senior Vice Principal: Quality and Standards will be an outstanding leader, who is able to share the vision for our academy and who will inspire and empower others, to make a significant contribution to the academy’s overall effectiveness. The postholder is driven by a commitment to creating the best possible educational opportunities for the young people of Leeds East Academy, in order to raise aspirations, transform lives and secure the academy vision of ‘Everyone Exceptional’.

The role is to ensure that the academy acts as a catalyst for social change, improving the outcomes for students and the wider community and to work towards the vision for Leeds East Academy to be renowned for excellence and a seat of transformation and pride in its community.

The Senior Vice Principal will support and uphold the academy vision of ‘Everyone Exceptional’ through the implementation of a robust; High Expectations, High Challenge, High Support framework, and our Unified Approach in order to establish clear systems, processes and policies which secure exceptional achievement and conduct for all students across all areas of the academy.

The Senior Vice Principal will deputise for the Principal in the day-to-day running of the academy.

You will be an experienced leader with a track record of impact and influence in your area of specialism. You will demonstrate a solid understanding of formulation and implementation of strategy, evidenced by sustained and significant school-wide improvement. You will be able to drive, lead and support the academy across all aspects of the Ofsted framework.

You will have line management responsibilities for Senior Leaders, Curriculum Leaders and/or other support professionals as appropriate.

What the school offers its staff

Leeds East Academy is an over-subscribed 11-16 academy that has recently achieved the title of UK Parliament School of the Year. We are a vibrant, diverse, and welcoming academy community who are committed to securing our highly ambitious vision of ‘Everyone Exceptional’ for every single member of our wonderful school. Over the last three years the school has been on a rapid journey of transformation which has resulted in significant improvements in attendance, progress, and behaviour. We received a ‘good’ judgement in our 2019 Ofsted inspection and every member of our community is determined to convert this to outstanding and beyond at our next inspection.

We are proud to be an academy who forms part of the High-Performance Learner international community and our vision of ‘Everyone Exceptional’ is underpinned by the principles of High-Performance Learner. The principles simply foster the belief that every child can and will perform highly and are able to excel both academically and personally within the right climate and culture. We have worked closely with our academy community to develop a culture and climate in which both staff and students can flourish.

Our academy is committed to delivering an outstanding education to each and every one of our students. We provide exceptional life training; harnessing the skills and fortifying the aspirations of young people, who we know will transform the region and provide a positive, progressive contribution to society.

White Rose Academies Trust is a local trust dedicated to raising and fulfilling the ambitions of young people. Our academies throughout Leeds are at the heart of the communities they serve, which is why we are committed to delivering an outstanding education to every one of our students.

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About Leeds East Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1010 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

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