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Academy Transformation Trust
Walsall, West Midlands
Leadership point 9 – 15 (£57,481 – £66,627)
Closing date
19 Feb 2024

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The principal will work strategically to lead and develop North Walsall Primary Academy supporting it on its mission to becoming outstanding. The post-holder will build on the academy’s current strengths and drive forward areas of improvement, working closely to improve all aspects of student achievement, experience, learning, teaching and performance of the academy as a whole. The principal will embody and add value to the mission and sense of purpose for the academy and vision for the wider Trust.


In addition, the principal will manage and lead the academy in accordance with the current school Teachers pay and conditions document, the policies of the Trust (including its annual budget), applicable legislation and statutory guidance. The principal, working with the Local Governing Body, will develop a strategic view of the academy in its community and analyse and plan for its future needs and developments.


Key Responsibilities


  • To embrace our vision and take an active role in promoting our Trust.
  • To establish a culture that promotes excellence, equality, high expectations and aspirations of all children in its care.
  • To continue to develop a culture and systems which ensure that safeguarding and child protection are of the highest priority.
  • To embrace and effectively participate in all CSI activities and collaborative forums such as Strategic Development Groups (SDGs), Educational Finance Accountability Meetings (EFAMs), Team Network Groups (TNGs) and others.
  • Develop and update the academy Evaluation and Improvement Plan (AIP) ensuring that it is updated regularly throughout academic year, particularly following all CSI activities.
  • To work with other principals and the executive leadership team in developing, evolving, and embedding all academy policies and procedures.
  • To ensure that children are offered world class 21st century learning opportunities.
  • To ensure that the vision detailed in the education brief of the academy becomes and remains a reality.
  • To work alongside the Local Governing Body chair to ensure that local governance makes a strong contribution to the academy’s performance.
  • To be responsible for the overall management of all academy resourcing, in collaboration with regional colleagues (HR, finance, Estates and ICT).
  • To support the development of our family of academies.




About Academy Transformation Trust

We’re on a mission

Our mission is to provide the very best education for all pupils and the highest level of support for our staff to ensure every pupil leaves our academies with everything they need to reach their full potential.

These are the things we hold dear


As a charity founded on strong ethical practices, Academy Transformation Trust takes pride in being open, honest and crystal clear in everything we do.


We are constantly striving to do all we can to make education the best it possibly can be. We are brave in our actions and do everything we can to have a positive impact on whole child development.


We believe the future of education relies upon effective collaboration between academies, and better collaboration between academies and their local communities.


We are determined to improve education nationwide by encouraging collaboration and giving academies everything they need to realise their full potential.

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Unit 4
2nd Floor, Emmanuel Court
Sutton Coldfield
West Midlands
B73 6AZ

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