Vice Principal - Starting 1st January 2020
Full time, permanent position
Salary Range: L18 – L22
NOR: 1342, including 280 in sixth form
This is an excellent opportunity to join our dedicated, talented and dynamic team and play a crucial part in the continuing success of our thriving ‘Outstanding School’ (Ofsted May 2017). Chipping Campden School is a mixed comprehensive, 11-19 converter academy, located in the beautiful Cotswolds. Our School has an enviable local and regional reputation and continues to go from strength to strength with fantastic results and committed, supportive staff.
The Senior Leadership Team
Our teachers are specialists in their subject areas and are supported by a senior leadership team, which consists of the Principal, two Vice Principals and five Assistant Principals (including SENDCo). Each faculty area has a Director of Learning and Associate Heads of Faculty for English, Mathematics and Science.
What we are looking for
Working closely with the Principal and extended leadership team, you will be an innovative leader and strategic thinker with proven leadership expertise, a track record of improving results and the qualities and drive necessary to contribute to the continuing success of our School. Committed to raising standards and achievement, you will lead on developing the curriculum and further drive developments in using assessment and quality assurance information to track, monitor and challenge performance. Aspiring to progressing to Headship within the next five years, you will have a thorough understanding of delivering exceptional learning and teaching in an 11-19 mixed comprehensive school.
You will be and able to demonstrate:
• Senior Leadership in secondary education
• A record of sustained progress in raising standards in teaching and learning
• An ability to develop, lead and analyse whole school initiatives from concept through to completion
• A proven understanding of current curriculum and learning developments
• An ability to select and analyse a wide range of assessment and performance data in order to track and challenge performance
• A range of leadership and management styles with exceptional communication skills and an ability to empower and develop staff and students through support and challenge
• An outstanding Teacher
Why work with us?
We are continually developing and improving our facilities. During recent years, the school has enjoyed major improvements to its fabric the most recent of which has been an extended state of the art sixth form, an additional science block and further classrooms. We have extensive playing fields and recreation areas and a full size floodlit artificial grass hockey and football pitch. Most of our classrooms are equipped with interactive whiteboards and Wi-Fi with the vast majority of resources available through our virtual learning platform. In order to support the use of technology to enhance learning in the classroom, teachers are issued with an iPad and students are encouraged to participate in our community iPad scheme.
Additional Staff Benefits
• Free on site gym and swimming pool
• Teachers’ Pension scheme membership
• Childcare voucher scheme
• Car lease and cycle to work schemes
• Health and wellbeing support including access to confidential support services
• Freshly prepared and cooked food available on site
Full details about our school can be found on our School website. Our application form can be accessed by clicking school information/work here/vacancies. School visits are available on Wednesday 9th October 2.00pm – 4.00pm and Friday 11th October 9.00am – 11.00am. Please contact Mrs Smith, HR Manager to make an appointment.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 10am on Wednesday 16th October 2019 with interviews on Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th October 2019
Chipping Campden School Academy is committed to equality of opportunity and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this. All successful candidates will be subject to Enhanced DBS certification and other relevant employment checks.
Registration Number 7680770
Chipping Campden School is committed to equality of opportunity and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people