Job Details

Assistant Principal - Behaviour & Attitudes and Personal Development

Job Grade: Leadership 13 – 17

Salary: £53,724.00 - £59,265.00

Hours: Permanent

Start Date: 01/01/2020

Interviews: 21/10/2019

Closing date: 14/10/2019

Academy: Leeds East Academy

Job Title: Assistant Principal  - Behaviour & Attitudes and Personal Development

Grade: Leadership 13 – 17 £53,724 - £59,265

Accountable to: Vice Principal


Leeds East Academy is a diverse and vibrant school community which has recently been judged as ‘Good’ across all areas of the Ofsted framework. In the Ofsted report inspectors commented; 'Leaders' aspirations for the school are high. They are determined that all of their pupils, regardless of background, will achieve as highly as possible. Leaders have created an ambitious and optimistic culture across the school'. Over the last 3 years three years the school has been on a rapid journey of improvement securing a progress 8 score in 2018 in line with the national average. Housed within a state-of-the-art new school building, Leeds East Academy is now the premier choice of school for families in the local area. Leeds East Academy is also a highly desirable and dynamic world-class establishment for ambitious education professionals, who will be joining one of the most productive, supportive and talented leadership teams in the country.


Under the direction of the Educational and Leadership Consultant, the Assistant Principal  for Behaviour & Attitudes and Personal Development will fully manage the day to day behaviour systems and processes across the Academy, ensuring total consistency and efficiency in approach; rigorously enforce the requirements of the Positive Discipline Behaviour Policy; lead the Behaviour Team, including Behaviour and Attendance Managers and other key pastoral colleagues in the execution of their roles.


Roles and Responsibilities:


  • Execute in full the requirements of the Positive Behaviour policy within the Academy, ensuring that all policies, procedures and protocols are adhered to by all colleagues, in full. 
  • Ensure all colleagues execute their duties to a high standard.
  • Be accountable for the successful implementation of the LEA Way in relation to lesson and around the academy expectations
  • Relentlessly seek to improve the behaviour of young people at Leeds East Academy in order to meet targets set by the Principal and Local Governing Body. 
  • Quality assure all Behaviour Systems in the Academy, ensuring that there is total consistency of approach in dealing with behaviour concerns. Enforce the very highest of expectations at all times.


Part of The White Rose Academies Trust - the most rapidly improved family of schools in the region - Leeds East Academy is accelerating on a thrilling journey, which will ultimately see the school, its staff and its students, secure an Ofsted rating of outstanding by 2020.


We're securing our 2020 vision for Outstanding by growing our family of exceptional education professionals; dedicated specialists and passionate leaders with the shared goal of transforming future prospects for the next generation in West Yorkshire.


We provide exceptional life training; harnessing the skills and fortifying the aspirations of young people, who we know will transform the region and provide a positive, progressive contribution to society.

The White Rose Academies Trust is a local Trust dedicated to raising and fulfilling the ambitions of young people. Our academies throughout Leeds are at the heart of the communities they serve, which is why we are committed to delivering an outstanding education to every one of our students.

The Trust employs over 370 outstanding professionals who are committed to unlocking the potential of the next generation.

We benefit hugely from our sponsor, The Luminate Education Group, which is one of the largest and most successful FE/HE College Groups in the UK.   Our sponsor provides leadership and operational support and advice to all our Academies.  They also share our vision of creating a truly Outstanding Trust.


As a Trust, we also work very closely with the Outstanding GORSE Academies Trust through our membership of the GORSE SCITT and via accessing the Stephen Longfellow Academy Provision.


Closing Date: 14th October 2019 – 9.00 am

Shortlisting: W/C 15th and 16th October  2019

Interview Date: W/C 21st October  2019

Start Date: January 2020


For more information, please visit our website at .  To apply, please click this link: and complete the application by the closing date of Monday 14th October 2019 - 9.00 am.


Please note we are unable to accept CV’s.