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Assistant Head

12 Nov 2021   |   Springwell Learning Community   |   L8-12 or L13-17 depending on experience
Reporting to Executive Principal
Duration of Post Permanent
Hours Full Time
Salary L8-12 or L13-17 depending on experience
Closing Date 8.00am on Friday 3rd December 2021.
Applications To apply please complete the online application form and return to

Wellspring Academy Trust is a growing Multi-Academy Trust, currently supporting twenty-seven Academies. We are committed to making a difference to the lives and life chances of the young people and the communities we serve. We are an education charity with Academies in the Primary, Secondary, Special and Alternative Education sectors.

To support the development of our Partnership, we are looking to recruit an innovative, outward-facing leader with the experience
and ability to lead a variety of improvement priorities across Springwell Learning Community.

The successful applicant will:
● Be a visible and credible senior leader who models good practice and Quality First Teaching
● Lead in the implementation of SPP policies and procedures
● Lead robust quality assurance activities that shape and inform development plans
● Take lead responsibility for ensuring the best possible curriculum offer, provision, wellbeing, progress and achievement
● Ensure the Academy offers all children high quality, exciting, engaging, well resourced and differentiated lesson
● Provide strong and dynamic leadership, support and training including the supervision and performance management of teaching and support staff
● Lead and coordinate specific areas of responsibility

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with the ability to build effective working relationships across a number of settings. If you would like to develop your career in an innovative and supportive environment, where children are at the heart of everything we do, please get in touch!

For more information about the role, please speak to Lydia Harrison, Head of School. To make an appointment, please call Sarah Elliot on 01226 291133.

To apply, please download and complete a Wellspring application form and submit, via email.

Please note that candidates are expected to demonstrate the essential criteria by the end of the recruitment process and have strong communication skills.


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All applicants need to complete the Equal Opportunities form. Please click this link

Wellspring Academy Trust recognises that it has a statutory and moral duty towards safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and, if appropriate, vulnerable adults who participate in any Trust activities and expects all staff to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS is required for this post. References will be taken up prior to interview.

If you are currently living overseas or have lived / worked overseas in the last five years please be aware that you will be required to provide an overseas criminal record check from the country/countries you have resided in, if you are the preferred candidate for the post.

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