17 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    16 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Range: £55,197 - £60,758 (L9-L13)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Do you have the drive, passion, and ambition to be our new Vice Principal?

Would you also like the opportunity to contribute towards school improvement across our ambitious and well-regarded Trust?

If you are an exceptional senior leader with demonstrable success and are looking to broaden your experience as part of your development towards becoming a Principal, or seeking promotion and continued professional development, then this may be the ideal role for you.

You will be joining a highly motivated and dedicated team who strive to ensure all our children reach their full potential with our broad, balanced, creative and engaging curriculum and excellent pastoral support.

As well as leading and /or contributing to the implementation of the vision and strategic plan to ensure continuous improvement across the academy, you will also have the opportunity to work with the School Improvement Team to support aspects of the Trust-wide strategic plan.

What the school offers its staff

Desmond Anderson Primary Academy

At Desmond Anderson Primary Academy, we believe that every child deserves the best possible education. After all, an outstanding education leads to a lifetime of opportunity.

The academy is a dynamic, happy academy where our children ‘bubble with enthusiasm’ to learn. We cater for Reception to Year 6 children. It is an expanding school, which now has a published admissions number of 60 and will have a total capacity of 420 pupils. The academy also has a special facility for up to 20 pupils with autism and a nursery for children aged from 2 years.Visit us: Home - Desmond Anderson Primary Academy

We truly value the experience, dedication, and commitment of all our employees and believe in the power of motivated and happy staff. This is why we seek to enrich and reward our employees wherever we can, by offering a wide range of exciting and useful employee benefits. These include:

  • Automatic annual pay increments
  • High quality continuous professional development and support for your career progression
  • A strong commitment to your health & wellbeing including; onsite Wellbeing Champions, designated Mental Health Ambassadors, flexible working opportunities from Day 1, and Employee Assistance programme
  • Generous public sector pension scheme
  • Discounts on retail & travel
  • Cycle 2 Work scheme
  • Charity Giving

Take a closer look: Work with us - Brighton Academies Trust​​​​​​

​​​​​​​​​​​We are proud to be part of the University of Brighton Academies Trust; a family of infant, primary and secondary schools based in Sussex.

Applying for the job

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About Desmond Anderson Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
438 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Desmond Anderson Primary Academy is a dynamic, happy and welcoming academy at the heart of its local community. We cater for Reception to Year 6 children and we are lucky to have a Special Support Centre and a Nursery on site.

Arranging a visit to Desmond Anderson Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@desmondandersonprimaryacademy.org.uk.

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