The trust that runs Sandown Bay Academy says Ryde Academy head Joy Ballard will be in the role of Executive Principal at Sandown from 1 September.
Meanwhile, according to the Academies Enterprise Trust, Richard Kelly will be Head of School at Sandown Bay Academy. He is already working alongside outgoing Principal Claire Charlemagne, who leaves on 31 August.
A consultation is continuing over the future of Sandown Bay Academy and whether it should merge with Ryde. The Isle of Wight Council is running an alternative consultation over plans to create a through-school for 4 to 18-year-olds.