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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    18 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 December 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

£65,450 - £73,715 (DOE)

What skills and experience we're looking for


  • Passionate about the power of education to transform lives
  • Fully committed to the academy’s vision and ethos
  • A capacity to engage with the broad community which the academy serves
  • A desire to develop strong relationships with staff, students and parents
  • A deep commitment to the welfare and personal development of all students
  • Impeccable professionalism, unwavering determination and relentless optimism
  • The ability to lead confidently and with conviction, and to accept no excuses
  • Intelligence and intellectual agility
  • Resilience
  • A proven ability to motivate, enthuse and develop both individuals and teams
  • High standards of written and verbal communication
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Fully committed to the safeguarding of children and young people


  • An outstanding classroom practitioner with a strong track record of achieving excellent examination results at GCSE and A level and/or IB.
  • A proven track record of delivering change and sustained improvement
  • Experience of working in a high-performing organisation
  • An appreciation of what educational excellence looks like
  • An understanding of the demands involved in leading a large, successful school
  • Experience of impactful leadership as part of a school leadership team
  • A knowledge of current thinking and debate surrounding curriculum, pedagogy and education policy
  • Significant experience of delivering best practice in safeguarding

Required Skills

  • Ambition and capability to aim for being a Principal of an outstanding school
  • Learning agility and curiosity
  • Considerable work rate and administrative efficiency
  • Bright and articulate with an excellent standard of verbal and written communication
  • Financial literacy

What the school offers its staff

  • A supportive ethos and concern for the well-being of all colleagues.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities and career progression.
  • Employer Contributions to Local Government or Teachers Pension Scheme.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Eye Care Voucher scheme.
  • Car Benefit Scheme

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About Laureate Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
754 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Laureate Academy in Hemel Hempstead is the newest addition to the Future Academies family of schools, and opened in September 2018. We are sharply focused on ensuring that students at the Academy receive an exceptional standard of education.

Arranging a visit to Laureate Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email d.scott@laureate.futureacademies.org.

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