Vice Principals

Start Date: September 2017

Salary Band: L18 - L22 (currently £59,264 - £65,362)

NOR: 805, 11 - 16 Mixed Comprehensive Academy

Pool Academy is a successful and inclusive Academy at the heart of the local community.  Pool Academy is a highly ambitious Academy which prides itself on its rigorous self-evaluation and continuous drive for improvement.  

This opportunity has arisen because our current Principal, Mrs Zelma Hill, is retiring at the end of the academic year.  Our current Vice Principal, Miss Claire Meakin, has been appointed as the Principal from 1st September 2017.

Do you have: a strong track record of delivering high standards of achievement; excellent professional knowledge; creative problem-solving skills and an ability to inspire and motivate staff and students to perform to their full potential?  If so, we would love for you to join our leadership team.

More information can be found below. 

Pool Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Visits to the school prior to application and discussions with the Principal are welcome and can be arranged through Mrs Sadie Sutcliffe, Principal’s P.A. (

The closing date for applications is 12.00pm on Thursday 4th May 2017 and assessment days will be held on 9th and 10th May. 

Completed application forms and covering letter (addressed to the Chair of Governors) should be sent to: or the main Academy postal address, for the attention of Debbie Martin, Human Resources Administrator.

Vice Principal Information Pack

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Sheet

Declaration of Criminal Convictions

Disclosure of Interests

Guidance Notes