We are looking for a passionate and inspiring qualified Associate Assistant Principal to join our supportive and talented leadership team at Bristol Metropolitan Academy. We are a growing organisation, looking for professional and ambitious people, with a passion for transforming our students’ learning.
Required from 04 January 2021 (or as soon as possible thereafter) until 31 December 2021 in the first instance due to the secondment of the current postholder. If you are an internal member of staff, you must have the permission from your current Principal to apply for the role due to the short notice period for taking up the role. Please do contact us for further details.
This is a full time position however, part time hours will be considered for the best candidate in line with operational needs of the Academy.
You will be part of a core aim area overseen by one of our Assistant Principals. There may be some flexibility around specific roles and responsibilities depending on your current experience and leadership areas but the main responsibilities will be within the Teaching & Learning Core Aim leading on whole school strategic areas of development.
We can offer you the opportunity to advance your career within a supportive academy environment. We provide excellent training and development opportunities within the Federation, including a full induction programme for newly qualified and experienced teachers. Training is both local and/or delivered through our excellent stand-alone training facility at the CLF Institute. For teachers, the CLF Institute aims to provide a continuum of development through each career stage from initial teacher training (ITT), for newly qualified teachers (NQT), recently qualified teachers in their early career development, to successive stages of leadership through to Headship and beyond.
What we are looking for:
We look for passionate individuals who want to be a part of transforming education and will make an active contribution to the development of the Cabot Learning Federation and chosen Academy. You will be used to planning and consistently delivering high quality lessons, will have experience in delivering the curriculum in your chosen area and will be a strong communicator with the ability to embrace change and motivate colleagues and students. A well-qualified specialist, holding QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree, you will have the ability to teach from Key Stage 3- Key Stage 4. We look for professional’s who have excellent class management skills and have high expectations of work and behaviour.
Please download the full job description and person specification via the CLF careers website.
About the Cabot Learning Federation
The Cabot Learning Federation is a diverse Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) in the South West. We currently sponsor eight secondary academies and eight primary academies, an all through provision, Digitech Studio School and a discrete Post 16 provision and an alternative provision which consists of one primary and two secondary phases. CLF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The trust is proud to serve a diverse student population and their communities. We actively encourage applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. We are proud to be part of a vibrant community and celebrate the richness of cultures, faiths and backgrounds of our students. We aim to develop a curriculum that is responsive to our pupils needs and reflects their diverse interests and backgrounds.
Bristol Metropolitan Academy is part of the Cabot Learning Federation (CLF). Bristol Metropolitan Academy is an oversubscribed forward thinking Academy based in Fishponds, Bristol, rated “Good” with Outstanding features by Ofsted in 2017. In Summer 2019 the Academy secured attainment that exceeded national average for the first time, with the best results the Academy has ever had. We also secured our best ever Progress 8 score at over +0.5. The students are excited to learn and are real ambassadors for our diverse community. They benefit from a hugely positive and supportive learning environment. We welcome applications from anyone excited to work in a fast paced, exciting yet challenging environment and look forward to your application.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. This role has significant responsibility for ensuring safeguarding practice within the academy.
Please submit your application form via the CLF recruitment portal.
Bristol Metropolitan Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.