May 17, 2023
Job Type
Short Summary
Peninsula East Primary Academy is looking to appoint an Assistant Principal to join the current Senior Leadership Team
Leadership scale commensurate with experience
Working Pattern
Closing Date
June 16, 2023


Peninsula East Primary Academy is looking to appoint an Assistant Principal to join the current Senior Leadership Team, contributing their energy and vision to drive the school to achieve its full potential. This is a great leadership opportunity and is ideal for those of you seeking career progression. The overarching purpose of the role is to provide professional leadership and management of Teaching & Learning across the school in order to raise standards of student attainment and achievement across the school.

This role would particularly suit a strong and ambitious highly effective teacher seeking to take their experience to the next level, or a current Key Stage Leader or Assistant Principal looking to develop a long-term career within one of the most successful Multi-Academy Trusts. You will receive the support and guidance you need to not only develop the school but also your own career within the supportive environment of the Trust. The successful candidate will take responsibility for a class, but with dedicated leadership time given to undertake the role.

The successful candidate will be:

  • An enthusiastic and energetic Key Stage Leader or current Assistant Principal with proven successful Primary experience who is dedicated and resilient
  • A highly effective Teacher
  • A motivational and inspirational leader with high expectations of all staff
  • Confident, inspirational, able to communicate and deliver a clear vision for the school
  • Committed to developing our children to reach their full potential regardless of background or circumstance
  • Approachable and willing to work with staff across the Trust and Governors to implement strategies to move the school forward
  • Able to develop and establish excellent relationships with the community and other stakeholders

In return we can offer:

  • Excellent opportunities to develop your leadership skills within Peninsula East Primary Academy and Leigh Academies Trust
  • The opportunity to join an improving academy and make a difference to pupil progress and attainment with the support of a dedicated senior leadership team that is very supportive
  • Opportunities to work closely with other Primary Leaders within Leigh Academies Trust to share best practice

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 01634 270 428 or Visits will be offered in May and will be hosted by Lorna Rimmer (Principal). Please ensure you offer a range of dates when you are available to ensure we can coordinate a visit that works for both you and the academy.

Candidates wishing to have an initial conversation with the SLT about this role can also arrange for a telephone call. Those wishing to do so should also contact 01634 270 428 (as above) in the first instance.

Closing date: Monday 22nd May 2023
Interview date: Friday 26th May 2023

If you have any queries on any aspect of the application process or need additional information please contact Holly Neve (Recruitment Advisor) on 01634 412 263 or

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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