Contract Type: Full Time
Job Start Date: 2022-09-01
Salary: Salary (FTE): 23 - £72,497.00 to 27 - £79,958.00 Salary subject to pro-rata
School Type:
Academy Secondary Aged
School Size: 451-1000
School Age Range: 11-19
Pupil Gender: Mixed
Address: Ash Hill, Hatfield, Doncaster,South Yorkshire, DN7 6JH
Ofsted Ranking: Requires Improvement 3


Associate Principal

Required for September 2022

Purpose of the job:

Ash Hill Academy are looking to appoint an Associate Principal to join our academy in April or September 2022 on a full-time permanent basis.  The successful applicant will support the CEO, Executive Principal’s and Principal’s in providing leadership and strategic direction to any academy within the Trust as specified by the CEO by ensuring the provision of high quality teaching and learning; high standards and high expectations from students, staff and the community; developing collaborative links with other academies, schools and the wider education community; providing a mentoring role for senior leaders and modelling outstanding practice at all times.

Ash Hill is a challenging yet extremely rewarding school on the move! Situated just off the M18, the school is ideally located for travel from Leeds, Sheffield, Doncaster, Goole and Scunthorpe.  Currently, results are on a 3 year upward trend, student numbers are on a 3 year upward trend and parental buy-in is the best it has ever been!

Staff morale is high (ask them), staff CPD is targeted to meet the academy’s needs whilst catering for teacher professional development – we finance a variety of NPQ’s and support both external and internal sessions. Two hours per week is given to every teacher as a minimum. As part of a trust, career opportunities and the sharing of best practice is widespread – support is always at hand.

We have recently moved into our new 21st century school built to meet our growing needs; come for a visit and join us on our journey.

The academy has recently been awarded a judgement of Good in all categories with outstanding features.

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About Ash Hill Academy

Ash Hill Academy is about success for all and positive changes for communities. Our Academy has a common set of values which are shared across the School Partnership Trust.

Ash Hill Academy prides itself on being:

  • A school with high standards and expectations
  • A caring and highly successful school
  • A learning centre which develops lively and enquiring minds
  • A highly inclusive school which promotes a zero exclusion policy by
  • Working in partnership with local agencies and supporting a personalised curriculum for all students
  • A school where courtesy, co-operation, enterprise and initiative are paramount
  • An innovative and energising centre for both students and staff
  • At the centre of the community both as a resource, in its service to others and in promoting community cohesion

Ash Hill Academy is part of the School Partnership Trust which is an educational charity is led by Sir Paul Edwards as Chief Executive.

All members of the School Partnership Trust share the same broad ethos, values and principles and recognise that ‘Together we are stronger’. The School Partnership Trust prides itself on having high expectations for the individual and for raising community aspirations. We are a group of caring schools based upon social responsibility, honesty, equality and consideration for others.