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Senior Assistant Principal (Pastoral)

Kingswood Secondary Academy
Location: Northamptonshire | Job type: Permanent | Salary: Leadership Scale 13-19

This is an outstanding opportunity to join the Senior Leadership Team of our forward thinking Academy and dynamic Multi Academy Trust.


Leadership Scale 13-19

£52,930 - £61,341


Required from September 2018

Closing date: 22 April 2018 at midnight

Interviews: w/c 23 April 2018 

Following the promotion of the current incumbent this opportunity has arisen for a strong, ambitious and creative leader to join the Kingswood Secondary Academy and shape the strategic direction of pastoral care.

About the Role

You will;

  • Lead on improving the outcomes of disadvantaged students (progress, attendance, behaviours)
  • Lead on the strategic development of our behaviour systems and monitoring
  • Lead on attendance monitoring and interventions
  • Co-lead the introduction of our new Pupils at Risk Board meetings
  • Support the KS4 Heads of Year in their day-to-day pastoral work

About us

The Kingswood Secondary Academy, sponsored by the Greenwood Academy Trust, moved into new buildings in 2010 and now hosts exceptional teaching facilities, including innovatively designed ICT suites and purpose built science laboratories, to name a few. 

The Academy have high expectations of pupils and staff, encouraging all young people to work hard and make the best of all the opportunities provided, promoting high-quality learning as an entitlement for all pupils no matter what challenges they might face.

In Return

The Academy, as part of Greenwood Academies Trust, offers excellent CPD opportunities and access to externally recognised leadership development programmes. If you are interested in taking this next step in your career and would like to know more about the post from the Principal Andy Burton, or would like to visit the Academy and meet with Andy, which is highly recommended, please contact Joanna March, PA to the Principal to arrange a mutually convenient time

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  

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