Assistant Principal – Maths Faculty Leader

Wells Academy

This vacancy is now closed


Salary: Leadership L5 - 11 (£46,566 - £54,091 per annum)

Interviews to take place 18 March 2021

Are you passionate about having the biggest positive impact in areas of need?

Are you an inspirational leader who strives for inclusivity and ambition for all?

Are you keen to join a dynamic Senior Leadership Team striving for excellence?

The Wells Academy are looking for an Assistant Principal to play a pivotal role in leading the Academy on its ‘Mission to Greatness’.

 The role:

This role forms a key part of the Extended Senior Leadership team. You will be playing a critical role in leading all aspects of the wider Academy, including the leadership of the Maths Faculty. The postholder will be crucial in ensuring that the highest of standards are achieved with regards to student attitudes & behaviour, teaching & learning and student outcomes.
In this role, you will be fully supported to develop and deliver a world class curriculum and teaching experience which leads to students going on to achieve high levels of academic success.

About Us:

The Wells Academy was launched in September 2020 and since then has been on a transformational journey at an unprecedented rate, putting it on track to become the biggest school turnaround journey in the country. The Wells Academy believes in its whole community displaying the highest of standards at all times and endeavours to provide the successful candidate with:

  • Significant leadership time to lead both the Academy and Faculty
  • Disruption free learning
  • A highly academic and knowledge rich curriculum
  • Fully resourced White Rose Maths KS3 curriculum
  • Students displaying impeccable manners and attitudes
  • A comprehensive professional learning programme
  • Dedicated CPD time
  • A highly visible and supportive SLT
  • High quality Leadership coaching and support
  • A culture of high expectations and academic excellence.

To gain a better understanding of our new culture and standards, follow the link to see our new Year 7 students’ experience of The Wells Academy:

For more information or to arrange a call/visit with the Principal please contact Miss Natalie Jones, PA to the Principal, via email at or by calling 0115 748 3390

In return:

The academy is part of the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT) which puts social equity at the heart of everything and has a proven track record in school improvement. The Trust provides centralised services and support to enable staff to focus on teaching. Being part of the Trust means that we can share specialist best practice and work collaboratively with colleagues in other academies. As a GAT employee you will receive excellent opportunities for career progression and access to bespoke CPD from our Learning Alliance to enhance your professional growth.

The Learning Alliance also offers programmes for Teachers looking to develop techniques and strategies to improve classroom practice.

If you are interested in working at the leading edge of education and would like to make a difference to the life chances of young people, we would like to hear from you.

If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview.