North Shore Academy

Outcomes Focused, Child Centred

Academy Organisation

Below is a general overview of how staffing is structured at the Academy including the Academy Leadership Team, and for example Middle Leaders, Heads of School, Tutors, etc and their responsibilities.

Academy Leadership Team

North Shore has an ALT made up of the Executive Principal, Principal, Associate Principal, Vice Principal, Seven Assistant Principals, Data & Examinations Manager and Operations Manager.

Extended Leadership Team

The Extended Leadership Team also includes all Subject Leaders, Lead Practitioners, Pastoral Staff and the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Co-ordinator.


There are six faculties in the Academy each has a Subject Leader with several middle leaders having responsibilities for areas such as student leadership, teaching & learning, Literacy or Numeracy.

  • English & Literacy (includes Modern Foreign Languages)
  • Maths & Numeracy
  • Science
  • PE, Performing Arts (includes Music and Drama)
  • Design & Pattern (includes Art, ICT & Technology)
  • Humanities (includes Geography, History & RE)

Pastoral Structure

The Pastoral Team consists of Vice Principal, a member of SLT attached to each year group, 5 Learning Managers, Bridge Manager, PLC manager, Inclusion Coordinator, Inclusion Administrator, Attendance Administrator, Education Welfare Officer, Safeguarding and Well-being Officer, SEND Co-ordinator, LRC Manager.

All Students are allocated a VMG (vertical mentoring group) which are run by one or more members of the teaching and associate staff. Attendance, behaviour and safeguarding staff work closely with the pastoral team and tutors to ensure all students are making the best progress in lessons.


The Special Educational Needs and Disability Co-ordinator has an SEND assistant, a HLTA numeracy assistant and seven class teaching assistants

Associate Staff

Business Manager, Site Manager and Site Officer, PA/Office Manager, Eleven Community Zone Assistants, Eight Cleaners, Two Curriculum Resource Technicians - Technology & Science, Data & Examinations Officer, Five Teaching Assistants