Assistant Principal

Ormiston Meadows Academy
Responsible to: 
Full time, Permanent
Salary/salary scale: 
L1-L5 (depending on experience)
Closing date: 
16th May 2019, 12:00 pm
Interview date(s): 
w/c Tuesday 21st May 2019
Start date: 
September 2019

Following the promotion of our Vice Principal to Principal, we are restructuring our Leadership Team and are seeking to appoint an exceptional and visionary Assistant Principal to be an integral part of the team. Building on the strong foundations already in place, the Assistant Principal will play a vital role as they bring their experience, vision and ambition to secure excellent provision in all areas, with a focus on attainment and standards with particular emphasis on Lower School and whole school English.

The successful candidate will inspire the pupils and staff at OMA to be the very best that they can be and to deliver an exemplary education for all, no matter what their starting point. At OMA, our motto is ‘Be your Best’ and we pride ourselves on our nurturing and caring environment.

This is an exciting opportunity for a leader who demonstrates resilience, energy and an enthusiastic approach to school leadership. As part of our vibrant learning community, the successful applicant will have the opportunity to develop further as a leader and enhance their career, surrounded by supportive and highly motivated colleagues.

Our ideal candidate will:
● Value all our children, take pride in their achievements, inspiring them to be life-long learners and realise their full potential
● Encourage teamwork so staff and pupils contribute to school improvement
● Demonstrate strong communication skills
● Be creative and innovative, lead by example and inspire the school community to achieve the best possible outcomes for all our children
● Be committed to their own and others’ professional development
● Be an active member of the Ormiston Academies Trust learning community and committed to promoting the Trust’s vision

In return we can offer:
● A friendly and supportive team environment where everyone works together for the benefit of the children
● A commitment to extensive and varied professional development including advancement opportunities such as NPQSL or NPQH
● Happy, enthusiastic and energetic pupils who love to learn
● A welcoming, bright and friendly academy which provides a positive learning environment for all
● A strong emphasis on staff well-being, ranging from workload reduction strategies to Pilates.

If you think that you have the experience and skills to fulfill this role then we would love to hear from you. Further details about this exciting opportunity can be found in the Applicant Pack attached.

Visits to our academy are strongly encouraged and we look forward to welcoming potential candidates for a tour of the academy with Mrs Kelly Moore (Principal from September 2019).

Please contact the PA to the Principal Mrs Patricia Maryniak on 01733 231008 or email

Ormiston Meadows Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments made are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

How to apply: 

Please send your application form to PA to the Principal Mrs Patricia Maryniak on 01733 231008 or email

AP Application form.docx80.4 KB
OMA Assistant Principal Candidate Information April19.pdf1.07 MB