March 28, 2024
Job Type
Short Summary
If you want to be part of a team which embraces innovation and creativity then we are interested to hear from you.
Leadership scale commensurate with experience
Working Pattern
Full time
Closing Date
April 24, 2024


We are looking for an exceptional candidate to join us as an Assistant Head of College (Assistant Principal). Linked to one of our four colleges, the successful candidate will work alongside the Principal and Vice Principal/Head of College to support the academic and pastoral development of its students. The Assistant Principal also holds a whole academy responsibility and this will be for teaching and learning. 

As a community, we believe in working collaboratively and sharing good practice. If you want to be part of a team which embraces innovation and creativity then we are interested to hear from you.

What we are offering:

  • A competitive salary commensurate with the profile of the post
  • Bespoke CPD with mentoring and coaching opportunities
  • The opportunity to work laterally across a number of Leigh Academies Trust schools to benchmark best practice and to be involved in teaching and learning innovation

We’d like to hear from candidates who are:

  • An excellent teacher who is passionate about learning and has strong subject knowledge
  • Collaborative, able to build strong professional relationships
  • Able to motivate and inspire students and staff to achieve their full potential
  • Energetic and have a can-do attitude
  • Confident and has strong career aspirations
  • Committed to safeguarding and the happiness and wellbeing of everyone at the Academy
  • Prepared to be involved in leading co-curricular activities either within or outside of their teaching subject

For our successful candidates, being a member of staff at Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy and the wider Trust means you’ll receive access to a great range of employment benefits from day one. Click here to view the current benefits package, and be mindful that the list is always growing.

Click here for the full Recruitment Pack.

Naturally, we are seeking to appoint the best possible candidate and therefore the application process will reflect our desire to undertake all necessary measures to achieve this.

On the basis that interested candidates may be keen to visit the academy before making a formal application, you can arrange this by contacting Joseph Sparks (Principal) - Please ensure you offer Joseph a range of dates when you are available in your initial email to ensure we can coordinate a visit that works for both you and the academy.

Candidates wishing to have an initial conversation about this role can also arrange for a telephone call. Those wishing to do so should also contact Joseph Sparks (as above) in the first instance.

Closing date for applications                       Wednesday 24th April 2024

Shortlisting date                                            Friday 26th April 2024

Interviews and assessment activities         Week commencing 29th April 2024

If you have any queries on any aspect of the application process or need additional information, please contact Charlotte Herberts (LAT Talent Team) via

The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.

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