Assistant Principal - Personal Development
Park Academy West London
Start date – January 2022
Park Academy West London is a new Secondary school for a new age, that opened in September 2017, and has a very exciting future, with an ambitious vision to become outstanding in every respect.
We believe fostering self-worth, engagement and purpose provide the key to successful outcomes for our students. We support the young people who walk through our doors to learn, reach their potential, and have a positive impact on the local community. Life as a staff member at Park Academy is focussed on helping to guide our students towards those goals and we offer the the opportunity for innovative and targeted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) opportunities that reflect the school’s and your individual needs.
Looking for an exciting new challenge?
We are looking for a passionate Assistant Principal, who would like to join the Senior Leadership team to strategically and operationally lead the Academy on its aspirational journey to be one of the leading schools in England. This role is key to the continuing progress of the Academy. The post would be excellent preparation for a Vice Principal role.
This role will see you overseeing the PSHCE and RSE programme, monitor coordinate and evaluate the SEMH offer across the school, ensure values are embedded and tracked throughout all aspects of academy life and support students’ welfare which includes you working closely with outside agencies and internal staff. You will oversee the SENCO and ensure student voice and leadership are at the centre of everything we do.
You will also be required to take the lead in improving the parent and carer involvement in the life of the school, support with delivering high quality CPD to staff, line managing key staff and ensuring that the needs and aspirations of each child is addressed through personalised learning and mentoring.
You will be a successful leader and manager with a proven track record of school improvement at senior or middle leader level. You will have significant experience of raising achievement, leading and managing change and have excellent communication skills and the ability to motivate staff and students.
With students who have the desire to succeed, an aspirational team of staff and state of the art facilities, Park Academy West London offers an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, talented individual looking to develop their career.
We teach a challenging academic curriculum for all students. We are driven by a desire, at the core of our mission, to get the best possible results for all of our students, no matter what their starting points or circumstances.
You would become part of a vibrant learning community that will offer you fantastic opportunities for CPD, career development and for you to be able to make your mark.
Park Academy West London offers an on-site staff gymnasium, catering facilities and a free car park.
We would be delighted to show you around our Academy in order to fully appreciate our excellent learning environment.
How to Apply
Closing date for applications: Monday 18th October 2021 at 10.00am
Interview date - TBC
Please complete the application form and provide a covering letter in the supporting statement box of the application form, maximum of 2 sides of A4, outlining why you wish to apply, your vision and how you best meet the person specification.
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Park Academy West London 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 is subject to all pre-placement checks including obtaining references, proof of eligibility to work in the UK and an enhanced DBS check.