Havering Schools Jobs

Assistant Principal

  • Employer: Empower Learning Academy Trust
  • Reference: ELAT/24/280705
Leadership L12 - L16
The Brittons Academy
Closing on 20/05/2024 at 10:00
Enhanced DBS Check
Permanent | Full Time
Full Time hours per week.


The Brittons Academy

Ford Lane



RM13 7BB

Inspiring Learners, Changing Lives 


Assistant Principal

Salary: Leadership Pay Scale L12 - L16 - £65,629 - £72,144 per annum (Inclusive of Outer London Weighting) 

Contract: Permanent

Required for September 2024


Inspire and be inspired

Our mission is to ‘inspire learners and change lives’ – and that includes our staff. We want to empower our teams so pupils are ready to be kind, confident and impactful world citizens. 

  • Are you passionate about maximising the life chances of the young people you lead?
  • Are you committed to empowering the staff you lead to be the best teachers they can possibly be?
  • Are you who we need to help us drive the next stage of our impressive improvement journey?


We are looking for an outstanding leader to join us as Assistant Principal, supporting the strategic and operational management, development and leadership of The Brittons Academy.

The Brittons Academy is an 11-16 inclusive academy in the London Borough of Havering; a school already on a journey to becoming the academy of choice for the community it serves.  On joining the vibrant and diverse Brittons community, the successful candidate will enjoy working with polite, positive and friendly pupils and can depend on purposeful, dedicated and caring colleagues: ‘Pupils are proud to attend Brittons Academy’ (Ofsted October 2022)

A successful Ofsted inspection (October 2022) saw us receive ‘Good’ judgements in all areas; recognition of our relentless commitment to school improvement and offering the highest quality provision for all our students.

Brittons Academy takes pride in being a member of the Empower Learning Academy Trust. ELAT is a Trust with strong values holding central to all that we do the transformational power of education.


We are looking to recruit an ambitious Assistant Principal, with the passion, drive and expertise required to accelerate our academy beyond ‘good’.

The areas of responsibility for this role are flexible depending on the successful candidate’s abilities and interests and will be discussed at interview.

In return, we offer:

  • High quality professional development
  • Supportive and friendly colleagues
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Staff assistance programme including virtual GP appointments, counselling service, legal services
  • Access to the Teacher Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme.



Please forward your completed application to Lisa Wellard at hr@elatschools.co.uk by 10:00am Monday 20th May 2024.  Shortlisted candidates will be contacted on Tuesday 21st May 2024 to attend interview on Wednesday 22nd May 2024.

Please note that the Trust reserves the right to interview prior to the deadline date.

For further information about this role, please contact Claire Whiley at cwhiley@elatschools.co.uk.


Empower Learning Academy Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer that is committed to safer recruitment. All applicants must be prepared to undergo screening to confirm their suitability to work with children.


Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The protection of our pupils from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our schools, superseding any other considerations. Therefore Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ guidance.

It is an offence to apply for a post which involves engaging in regulated activity relevant to children if you are barred from doing so. Please be advised that, again in line with ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, shortlisted candidates (who wish to accept an invite to interview) will be required to submit, prior to their interview, a self-declaration of their criminal record or information that would make them unsuitable to work with children. Upon submission of this information, online checks may be carried out.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure check. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the School.

Equal Opportunities

Havering Schools aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all. We are committed to equal opportunities in employment regardless of gender, marital status, race, colour, nationality (including citizenship), ethnic or national origins, disabilities, age, sexual orientation, responsibility for dependants, religious or political affiliation and trade union activities. All matters related to employment are decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

How to apply

Please forward your completed application to Lisa Wellard at hr@elatschools.co.uk by 10:00am Monday 20th May 2024.

Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed