Assistant Principal - Behaviour and Welfare

Job advert

East Leake Academy is seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational teacher to play a central role in realising the ambitions of the academy. They will be a member of the Senior Leadership Team and share accountability for the delivery of the vision for East Leake Academy.  They will ensure that behaviour, punctuality and attendance are outstanding, and will be responsible for safeguarding the welfare and well-being of all students, acting as the Designated Safeguarding Lead for the school.


This post represents an interesting opportunity for a teacher who has experience of middle leadership to take on their first senior leadership role, or for a current senior leader ready to take on more significant responsibility as a member of the Senior Leadership Team.  The successful candidate will have strong academic credentials, with a proven record of outstanding teaching and significant experience in relation to safeguarding processes in an educational setting.. A vital qualification will be that they share the vision of the academy to help talented and motivated young people find challenge and excitement in a curriculum that fosters intellectual growth and curiosity. 


Job title:                    Assistant Principal 

Salary:                       L10 - L14 dependent on experience 

Location:                  Loughborough, Leicestershire 

Start date:                April 2019 

Closing date:            20 January 2019

Date of interview:  24 January 2019


We are looking for an experienced leader who has: 


  • Drive, ambition, vision and resilience
  • Commitment to achieving high standards for students
  • Ability to motivate, inspire and support our committed staff
  • Commitment to working collaboratively
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills
  • The drive to put students and their needs at the heart of all decisions in the academy
  • Commitment to working collaboratively with our trust academies and partners


In return we can offer you: 


  • Enthusiastic and friendly students
  • Supportive governors and links with the local community
  • Excellent parental support 
  • A dedicated and focused team of staff
  • Supportive, diverse and innovative networks
  • The benefits of trust services and support 
  • The opportunity to take on a key role at an important time for the academy
  • Extensive career and professional development opportunities


Visits to the academy are welcomed and encourage - please contact Ginnie Arnone-Youlton to arrange the visit on or 01509852424.


The Diverse Academies and its Governors are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in their care and expects everybody working for the organisation to share this commitment.  To this end we actively seek DBS enhanced clearance check for everybody that is employed by us.  


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