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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Pay Scale L18 to L22 (£71,729 to £79,111)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking an inspirational leader to join us in ensuring that all students, regardless of their background, achieve their potential.

The Role

In the role of Vice Principal you be responsible for ensuring that the highest standards of teaching, learning and assessment are provided across the whole Academy and will lead the team of Assistant Principal’s to achieve this. You will lead on progress and outcomes by working alongside the Principal and the Assistant Principals to ensure that parents/carers are provided with clear and timely information on how well their child is progressing and how to support their child to improve. You will support staff development, ensuring that Co-op Academy Swinton programme is effective and contributes significantly to Academy improvement. You will lead the development and management of the overall curriculum to ensure that it is broad and balanced, supports at least good progress and contributes to pupils’ welfare, behaviour and personal development.

We are looking for

An effective, inclusive and cooperative leadership style that inspires confidence and collegiality in those they lead, which motivates and encourages others to participate and go the extra mile. A driven individual with an ability to set clear targets, track and manage progress and develop strategies to achieve desired outcomes using a range of sources. Someone with the ability to motivate and inspire pupils, staff and parents with a string sense of teamwork and who can lead by example. A commitment to safeguarding, equal opportunities and inclusion as well as an understanding, awareness and empathy for all young people.

What the school offers its staff

Why Co-op Academy Swinton

Being part of the Co-operative Group, we are both guided and driven by the Co-op values which are centred around a different, fairer and better way of doing things. These values are embedded in everything that we do within the Academy - they are our ‘Ways of being’;

Do what matters most | Be yourself, always | Show you care | Succeed together

As part of the Co-op Academy Trust, you will also benefit from excellent CPD as well as a Trust wide network of colleagues to share best practice with.

Other benefits include:

  • Teachers Pension Scheme

  • Discounts on various Co-op branded products

  • Co-operative credit union

  • Discounted gym membership and leisure activities

  • Season ticket and rental deposit loans

  • Colleague Assistance via Health Assured

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Flu vaccine

Further details about the role

How to apply

Visits to the Academy prior to submitting an application are highly recommended. To arrange a visit please contact ebony.chadwick@coopacademies.co.uk

To apply for the role, please complete the online application form by the closing date of 12pm on Tuesday 20th February 2024.

Applications will be shortlisted on Thursday 22nd February with interviews taking place on Thursday 29th February (first stage) and Friday 1st March 2024 (second stage).

For more information about the Trust, please visit www.coopacademies.co.uk

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About Co-op Academy Swinton

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1007 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Co-op Academy Swinton

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email danielle.walsh@coopacademies.co.uk.

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