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Assistant Principal ​​​​​​​

Sunnyside Primary Academy
Location: Northamptonshire | Job type: Permanent | Salary: Leadership 1-7

Are you an aspiring Senior Leader looking to help make a difference to the lives of young people?

Ref: 17-18/SPA/013

Leadership 1-7

Required from September 2018

Closing date: 30 April 2018 at midnight

Interviews: w/c 7 May 2018

This is an exciting newly created leadership role at Sunnyside Primary Academy.  As a Senior Post Holder and working in close collaboration with the Principal and Deputy Principal, you will set and embed high expectations in a key curriculum area throughout the school and drive continuous improvement.

If you have a proven track record in leading Year 6 then this is the position for you.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • leading a curriculum area
  • coaching and mentoring of staff
  • working closely with the Principal and Deputy Principal analysing data
  • Year 6 class teacher responsibility

As an Academy, we can offer:

  • Good teaching
  • Excellent CPD opportunities as part of a MAT
  • Protected non-contact time to lead and support others
  • A safe and happy environment

In Return:

Working for GAT, means you can be assured that you will be contributing to our mission to enable every child to achieve their best.  All our academies work collaboratively to share best practice and are supported by the expertise within the central team to enable them to focus on teaching and learning.  As a GAT employee you will receive excellent opportunities for career progression and access to bespoke CPD from the Learning Alliance to enhance your professional growth.

Visits to the academy are warmly welcomed and encouraged, please contact Kirstin Westley on 01604 842958 or email to arrange a visit. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.


The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

TO APPLY please email a completed application form to stating the job reference in your email.



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If you have any questions regarding a vacancy or to request a paper application form please call:

0115 748 3344  

  • Sunnyside Primary Academy,Reynard Way,Northampton,NN2 8QS
  • 01604 842958

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