Vice Principal

Job Roles:
Director/Principal/Vice Principal
Organisation Type:
Secondary Education
Organisation:
Secondary School/Academy
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Any
Region:
London
Contract Term:
Permanent
Salary Description:
L20-L24 (Outer London) + Health Cash Plan + Harris Benefits
Posted:
10th Nov 2017
Start Date:
Recruiter:
Harris City Academy Crystal Palace
Job Ref:
2922

Harris City Academy Crystal Palace is a pioneering academy with 1,300 students aged 11-18, and celebrates its 25th anniversary this academic year. The founding academy of the Harris Federation, it has three consecutive outstanding judgments by Ofsted, most recently finding the academy to be outstanding in every aspect in 2014. It is one of the most oversubscribed comprehensive schools in the country and in the top 5% for performance.

We are looking for a dedicated and inspirational leader to become Vice Principal.

What we are looking for:

The successful candidate will be an experienced senior leader with a proven track record of school improvement, ideally including significant experience in inner-city, multi-racial and urban areas.

We are looking for a strong communicator with proven strengths in engaging with, inspiring and motivating, not just the school community, but the wider community.

Why work at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace?

•We are a consistently high performing school. Our motto, ‘All Can Achieve’, encapsulates our vision that all members of the academy community are supported and encouraged to achieve their absolute potential.
•As a Teaching School, we are able to offer all teachers an extensive programme of first class professional development and a vibrant learning community giving all the opportunities to excel. In addition to our own programmes, our professional learning is closely aligned with the Federation and we are able to offer a full range of development including Masters and NPQH.
•The academy is part of the Harris Federation, a high performing MAT with 44 academies around London and a wealth of experience and expertise. This enables us to offer you a comprehensive induction programme and training and development opportunities to support your career development.

Are you an Aspiring Principal?

At Harris, we have a strong culture of school improvement, and professional development is at the heart of the Federation. We can offer you the opportunity to gain your NPQH, the first-choice qualification for anyone aspiring to become a Headteacher or Principal. The Aspiring Leaders approach prepares you to lead a school confidently and effectively, whilst offering a unique opportunity to learn from some of the best school leaders, all of whom have a wealth of knowledge and are highly experienced in improving outcomes for pupils and students.

Informal conversations with the Principal are strongly encouraged, and visits to the academy to meet our staff and students are welcomed.

Harris Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. In line with our commitments to safeguarding, the Harris Federation uses preferred agencies and is unable to work with any agencies where Terms of Business have not been agreed by both parties prior to an engagement.

Closing Date:
01/12/2017
Contact Details:
Harris City Academy Crystal Palace
Tel: 020 8771 2261
Contact: Recruitment
Email:

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