Principal - Cliffdale Primary Academy

Principal - Cliffdale Primary Academy

Together we inspire lifelong learning, perseverance, kindness and growth. We transform the lives of our children and families by harnessing the opportunities they deserve to thrive, as healthy and engaged individuals.

Due to internal promotion, we are delighted to have the opportunity to recruit a Principal for Cliffdale Primary Academy. This role will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer and Principals across the Trust to ensure the educational success of the Academy within the overall framework of The Trust’s strategic plan. 

The successful applicant will demonstrate courageous leadership to develop and support the strategic direction, vision, values and priorities of the Academy, in line with the strategic aims and objectives set out in Solent Academies Trust strategic plan.

The post holder will execute dynamic leadership to successfully deliver and implement the Academy Strategic Plan to facilitate the very best outcomes for our children and their families.

We are looking for a leader who will:

  • Be a dynamic and supportive member of the Trust Leadership team, playing a key role in the ongoing development of the Trust and the academy as an innovative, high performing, and emotionally intelligent organisation for the 21stcentury.
  • Be an ambassador for the academy and the multi academy trust, promoting the academy locally, regionally and nationally.
  • Effectively manage an agenda of significant change to maintain outstanding standards in all areas of academy life.
  • Work closely with the Chief Executive Officer, Executive Team and governors to ensure the key indicators for improvement and development are achieved.

For more details please visit our website or email

Please complete a Solent Academies Trust application form accompanied by a letter of application. In your letter, please describe the contribution you feel you can make to our school.

To submit your application please email our HR team

Please note we will only accept applications completed on our Solent Academies Trust form.

Closing date: Wednesday 21st April 2021 at noon

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 28th April 2021

Solent Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).