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Post Title: Assistant Principal / Curriculum / Phase Leader

Department: Elements Primary Academy

Reporting to: Executive Principal

Salary within the range:  Scale Point – L1-5, £42,933 – £47,381– starting point within the range dependent upon experience


Are you an inspirational teacher looking for your next step into school leadership then we are looking for you.


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team at Elements Primary Academy. We are looking for a highly driven and passionate individual to join us and play a significant role in the development of our academy.  The success of Elements is underpinned by a dynamic, driven and highly motivated team of professionals and is, essentially, a warm and caring place to be. We genuinely believe that all our children have infinite potential and it is our job to unleash it.  We are passionate about making a difference for all of our pupils and require like minded leaders to join us in this quest. 


Elements Primary Academy is a part of Wellspring Academy Trust, a successful values driven Multi-Academy Trust which is fully committed to making a difference to the lives and life chances of the young people and the communities we serve. We work in strong partnership with our family of Wellspring academies in particular the Leeds partnership of Ebor Gardens Primary Academy, Victoria Primary Academy and Bramley Park Academy.  We are fully committed to the professional growth of our colleagues and in this role you will be invited to participate in a series of CPD events, leading to your rapid development as an innovative and highly effective leader. Those with an ambition to develop these skills and to grow as a future leader should be especially keen to apply. 


As the Trust continues to grow our roles offer pathways for ambitious and dynamic individuals who are determined to make a difference. We value our staff; collegial working at all levels is central to our culture. High quality induction training and ongoing professional development support are guaranteed. There will be a broad range of opportunities for you to realise your professional vision and ambitions both within the school and the Trust.


We are interested in hearing from people who:


  • Are inspirational teachers, with a track record of raising standards across the curriculum
  • Are creative, imaginative, committed and passionate about learning and the wider curriculum
  • Can lead and inspire others in particular colleagues within the wider curriculum
  • Have a commitment to working with children who require excellence in all that we do to ensure they thrive.
  • Are aspirational about their own career pathway and are committed to professional development. 


Wellspring Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. All posts are offered subject to enhanced DBS checks. References will be taken up prior to the interview. 


We are committed to equal opportunities and to promoting diversity. We want our people to reflect the diversity of our communities, and we welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, especially from under-represented groups, including those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities.


If you are currently living overseas or have lived / worked overseas in the last five years please be aware that you will be required to provide an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in, if you are the preferred candidate for the post. 


All applicants need to complete the Equal Opportunities form. Please click link for further details


Reporting to Executive Principal 
Duration of Post Permanent
Work Commitment   Monday- Friday
Hours    32.5 hours
Salary Scale Point – L1-5 £42,933 – £47,381 – dependent upon experience
Start date 1st September 2022
Closing date Thursday 12th May 2022 – 12 noon
Shortlisting  Friday 13th May 2022
Interview date Tuesday 17th May 2022
Applications Completed applications should be returned to school.

Elements Primary School

Acre Mount



LS10 4WR 


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