Vice Principal

West Lakes Academy, Egremont, Cumbria, CA22 2DQ

7 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    3 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    11 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Pay scale

Leadership L18+

Vice Principal job summary

The successful applicant will specialise in one of the following three areas of academy leadership: Curriculum & Assessment; Welfare & Pupil Premium; Teaching and Learning & SEND. We are determined to appoint the best possible leader to our current vacant Vice Principal position and therefore are interested to receive applications from leaders interested in any one of these leadership roles. It is important to us that we get the best possible leader with the greatest ability to help drive our academy forward in the next steps of its development.

Each role offers a range of opportunities and challenges with a key focus on raising standards of achievement across the academy, thereby ensuring all students reach their full potential.

Applicants must currently hold a senior leadership position in a state secondary school/academy or post 16 college.

We can offer you:

  • Great professional development opportunities
  • A friendly and supportive learning environment
  • Excellent student/staff relationships

Using the application form

Further details and application packs are available from our website

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About West Lakes Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1218 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01946 820356

We are a thriving, ambitious and forward thinking 11-18 academy situated on the edge of the beautiful Lake District. Our modern £26m building provides outstanding facilities, incorporating cutting edge technology which creates a bright and motivational learning environment. As a Teaching School and Multi Academy Trust we are building strong links with other schools in the local area and nationally. This role therefore provides significant career development opportunities as we continue to grow. We offer a comprehensive programme of individualised, evidence based CPD as well as encouraging colleagues to further their development through courses such as the National Professional Qualifications, a Masters degree, or supporting extra-curricular qualifications.

The academy’s Sponsors - Sellafield Limited, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and the University of Central Lancashire have each played an important role in its success and are committed to its continued improvement.

Arranging a visit to West Lakes Academy

If you would like further details in advance of submitting an application please contact: Abby Deeks – Principal on 01946 820356.

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