Assistant Principal

April 8, 2021

Outcomes Focused, Child Centred
Northern Education Trust

Assistant Principal

Outcomes Focused, Child Centred
Northern Education Trust

April 8, 2021, 7:08 am

Assistant Principal

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

The Ferns Primary Academy

Post: Assistant Principal
Base: The Ferns Primary Academy, Plodder Lane, Farnworth, BL4 0DA

Scale: L5 – L9 (Subject to job evaluation)
Salary: £46,796 – £51,656 (FTE, Salary to be pro rata)
Contract: Permanent
Required From: September 2021
Closing Date: 26th April 2021

Are you ready to transform outcomes and raise standards in a dynamic, inspirational primary academy?

Northern Education Trust – The Ferns Primary Academy would like to present you with a truly exceptional opportunity to play a key role in shaping the provision of primary education and lifelong learning prospects within our ambitious and thriving academy.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, energetic, dynamic and ambitious practitioner.

The Ferns Primary Academy is an inclusive school. We strive to provide an educational experience which focuses upon academic success, enjoyment and participation and engenders a sense of community and belonging.

The Ferns Primary Academy is part of Northern Education Trust, a nationally recognised and trusted multi academy trust with vast experience of school improvement.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an outstanding teacher with the drive and capacity to really thrive in this role and to become a truly outstanding leader.
  • Have a clear vision of how to improve standards in primary education.
  • Be able to lead, motivate and inspire students and colleagues.
  • Be resilient, hard-working, solution focused and whole heartedly committed to transforming student outcomes.

What you can expect from us:

  • Students with a thirst for learning and success.
  • Excellent opportunities for your professional development with access to a specifically tailored CPD package. You will receive the highest standard of induction and CPD support.
  • Friendly and supportive colleagues who go the extra mile in a well-resourced academy.

The Ferns is part of Northern Education Trust group of Academies. It is a friendly, vibrant and lively place where our children are enthusiastic learners, well motivated and encouraged to think for themselves. They have the potential to be the best learners in the world, so we need a staff team who can provide them with the world class education they deserve.

The Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. All posts are subject to enhanced disclosure and barring service checks. We expect all adults to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and wellbeing of our pupils.

For further information please contact Alison Dale, Business Manager [email protected]. Please note completed applications must be returned to Alison by email.

Informal discussions are encouraged; please contact Danielle Broadbent, Principal on 01204 471277.

Closing date: 12 noon on 26th April 2021
Shortlisting: W/C 26th April 2021
Interviews: W/C 3rd May 2021


Application Form.docx

Recruitment Monitoring Form.docx

Recruitment Pack.pdf

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Whitecliffe Primary Academy is a member of the Northern Education Trust.
We constantly focus on standards as we understand outcomes are paramount. Our decision making is driven entirely by what is best for children. By doing this we enhance the life chances of the children and young people in our care.