Deputy Principal

Nottingham Girls Academy

This vacancy is now closed


Salary: L16 - L22 (£61,166 - £70,745 per annum)

Nottingham Girls’ Academy are seeking to appoint a committed and dynamic Deputy Principal to lead further development in the use of data to inform teaching and drive progress and attainment.

The role:

The successful applicant will share our values of high standards, hard work and a ceaseless desire to improve as well as having the people skills to ensure our community can ‘enjoy the journey together’. They will have strategic responsibility for academic outcomes, including key groups, within the Academy and will already have a proven track record of raising standards.

Reporting directly to the Principal, they will work closely with our senior leaders with responsibility for curriculum and teaching and learning to make sure robust data informs curriculum development, CPD, QA processes and evaluation of impact. 

Nottingham Girls’ Academy is seeking to provide an ‘outstanding’ educational environment which enables the young women who leave our academy feeling they have choice, can challenge stereotypes and break from tradition. We want them to be socially mobile, well-rounded, self-confident and proud of who they are; to think both locally and globally.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate passion for this vision and an understanding of how to make it a reality in a diverse, inner-city community. They will already have a proven track record of outstanding teaching, professional development and leadership.

We can offer you:

  • A 11-19 academy with an excellent reputation for its kind, nurturing and inclusive environment - built on high standards, hard work and a ceaseless desire to improve.
  • The opportunity to continue your development - working with passionate, experienced, and knowledgeable staff.
  • New facilities, up-to-date IT resources and training from Microsoft (we are on the pathway to become a Microsoft showcase school)
  • The chance to enjoy the journey together!
  • Dedicated PPA time with year group colleagues plus extra throughout the year
  • Opportunities for continuing professional development, including access to the Trusts ‘Learning Alliance’ including a Trust NQT programme.

About us:

The Nottingham Girls’ Academy, part of the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT), based on the outskirts of Nottingham, provides 11-19 education for over 800 pupils. The academy has a clear vision for the future. Through high standards in teaching and pastoral care, they are determined that pupils are able to achieve great results and leave as confident, compassionate and articulate young women, with the skills to support them through the rest of their lives.

Research has shown that a single sex environment empowers girls to realise their potential and through the dedicated and specialist care on offer, the academy aims to support this through teaching focused solely upon the needs of girls.

More information can be found here: 

The academy is part of the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT) which 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 are able to share specialist best practice and work collaboratively with colleagues in other academies. 

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.