Location: Thetford, Norfolk, East Anglia

Salary: Salary – £75k – £80k

Job Start: September 2020

Job Term: Permanent

Closing Date: April 17, 2020


Raleigh and Admirals Academies are based in Thetford, Norfolk and are part of the Eastern Multi Academy Trust. Currently composed of 13 primary and 2 secondary academies, the Trust is seeking to appoint an inspirational and dedicated Executive Principal from September 2020 to lead both academies in the next stage of their improvement journey.

Reporting to the Director of Secondary Education with strong links to the Trust Executive and Breckland Education Committee of the Board of Trustees, the Executive Principal will provide strategic leadership and inspiration for both primary academies, motivating colleagues and ensuring that all available resources are utilised effectively for the education of all children and development of staff. The successful candidate will oversee the strategic planning and management of staff, finance, estates and other available resources across both academies to secure strong outcomes and provide an ambitious curriculum for all.

The successful candidate will have a track record that demonstrates an ability to motivate and innovate as well as developing staff to secure highly effective teaching and learning. The new Executive Principal will also be expected to support wider Trust development as a School Improvement Partner role with other academies in the Breckland Hub. Experience in this role would be an advantage but not essential.

How To Apply

Visit our Trust’s website – www.eastern-mat.co.uk/vacancies where you will find further details and details how to apply via our online application form.

Closing date: 17 April 2020, 12 noon
Interview date: TBA

This academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. To this end, you may be required to undergo pre-employment checks.

This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.