Associate Principal

Associate Principal

Hinde House 2-16 Academy (Primary Phase)

Required for September 2020 or sooner

L18 – L22


‘The Trust is passionate in its vision for pupils. The Trust demonstrates a clear capacity to provide appropriate support in terms of leadership, finance and staffing, as well as challenges leaders to provide the highest achievement possible.’

Ofsted 2017


Brigantia Learning Trust was established in 2014 and currently comprises 5 academies on 6 sites, incorporating primary, secondary and post 16 phases, in the north of Sheffield.

Our priorities are to improve the quality of education in each academy and further develop local strategic partnerships. Our mission is “to improve life chances, and secure social mobility and justice for children and young people in our community. We will achieve this by providing an outstanding 2-18+ learning journey for local children”.

Hinde House is an all through provision operating independently as a primary and secondary phase academy catering for ages 2 – 16, located on separate sites. Both phases have been judged as “Good” by Ofsted and have a common aspiration to achieve “Outstanding” in the future. In 2014, Hinde House 2 – 16 Academy (primary and secondary phase) became the founding academy of Brigantia Learning Trust. The primary phase of the academy currently has 501 pupils on roll.

We are, therefore, able to offer an exciting opportunity. The role has a different focus and content according to the particular cohort of students and the needs and circumstances of the academy. Please refer to the relevant Job Description for key tasks and the Person Specification for the criteria necessary for the role holder.

You will be an established and successful Deputy Headteacher /Principal ready for a new challenge or ready to make the next step. This is a key appointment in the Trust’s improvement plan and we want to appoint individuals who have strategic vision and who can work with stakeholders to support moving the Academies and Trust forward. You must have successful leadership experience and strong interpersonal skills. You must have a proven track record of strengthening community links whilst improving at pace, pedagogy, teaching and learning and outcomes in line with national expectations. You must be committed to narrowing gaps and empowering social mobility.

We would recommend that you see our Academy in action. If you contact Jenny Holmshaw, Executive Assistant, by e-mail or by telephone on 0114 243 8486 Ext 1202, she will arrange for you to visit the Academy.

To request an information pack please contact Brigantia Human Resources, by email 


Closing date for applications is Friday 14 February at 12 noon

Interviews – week commencing 24 February 2020


The Brigantia Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this ethos and we will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. References will be taken up for those candidates short-listed for interview. The successful candidate will be subject to DBS checks together with other required pre-employment checks.