Nene Education Trust

  • L14-18 (£65,010 - £71,729)
  • Northamptonshire / East Midlands
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 3 weeks ago

Principal, Newton Road School

Nene Education Trust

Salary: L14-18 £65,010 – £71,729

Contract type: Full-time, permanent

Location: Northamptonshire

Nene Education Trust is seeking an inspirational Principal for Newton Road School to drive improvement and ensure outstanding outcomes for all pupils.

Nene Education Trust is a local network of schools based within North Northamptonshire.

Through our work, world and wellness curriculum we aim to raise aspirations while developing character in a positive environment.  Every young life is special – open to possibility, gifted with the potential to change the world for the better. Our ambition is to unlock the potential of all children, remove the barriers to aspiration and ensure that all our children succeed.

We recognise the characteristics of each of the communities we work in and how they are reflected in the unique identify in each of our schools.

Our model is about creating the time and space for educational leaders, teachers and support staff to focus on delivering a high-quality curriculum experience through inspiring and aspirational lessons. We promote cultural diversity, celebrate the special qualities of each of our schools and recognise that communities must develop and grow to become sustainable.

As Principal at Newton Road School, you will provide strategic direction and vision for the school, fostering and enhancing the schools’ ethos and values, and ensuring that the vision is effectively communicated and embraced by all.

You will make sure the school is effectively managed and organised to provide excellent teaching and ensure outstanding outcomes for all pupils. Additionally, you will represent the school and build strong relationships with all partners, stakeholders, and the local community to create opportunities that will transform the lives of our young people.

Our ideal candidate is driven by a genuine passion for improving the lives of children through education, with a belief in the potential of every child. You will be a team player with excellent leadership skills, capable of inspiring and engaging all stakeholder groups and leading, coaching and motivating staff.

You will have demonstrable experience of successfully raising standards and continually improving student progress and outcomes while in a head or senior leadership position in a primary setting. You will also be able to evidence successful leadership of teaching and learning that demonstrates, promotes and encourages outstanding classroom practice.

Flexibility and adaptability to meet unexpected challenges is key to the role, as is the ability to maintain a positive, supportive approach and use humour and empathy appropriately.

To find our more and register your interest for the role please visit

If you have any questions or queries about the role, please do not hesitate to get in touch by contacting Laura McGunigle on 07931384683 or

School visits are strictly by appointment only on:

Tuesday 21st November 9am

Thursday 23rd November 9am

Thursday 23rd November 1.30pm


  • The closing date for application is: Tuesday 28th November at 09:00
  • Interviews will be held: 12th and 13th December 2023

Nene Educational Trust is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people. An enhanced disclosure from the DBS will be required for all roles. All candidates will also be subject to an online search for information about you as part of our due diligence and commitment to safeguarding.

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