Vice Principal

Ormiston Park Academy
Aveley, Essex
Full Time, Permanent
Salary/salary scale: 
Leadership Scale (Fringe) L22 – L26 (£68,115 - £75,012)
Closing date: 
27th Mar 2019, 12:00 pm
Interview date(s): 
Monday 1st April. Day 2 for selected candidates will be on Friday 5th April.
Start date: 
September 2019

As we embark on an ambitious and exciting phase in our plans for the future we seek an inspirational professional to play a key strategic role in an expanding and dynamic leadership team. Do you believe all students can be outstanding and champion the importance of education in shaping the future for young people? If so, we eagerly await your application.

Ormiston Park is a rapidly growing Academy. Our vision of ‘Believe and Achieve’ underpins all aspects of academy life in our impressive, well-resourced buildings and grounds. You will join a caring and committed body of staff and enjoy working with friendly and enthusiastic students of whom we are extremely proud. You will play a vital role in implementing an outstanding curriculum, providing the highest quality teaching and learning and ensuring excellent behaviour and attitudes. Ultimately delivering the highest possible outcomes for our students and thus ensuring their aspirations become reality.

The role provides a great opportunity for an existing senior leader ambitious for headship, with the initial specific responsibilities being tailored to maximise the skills and expertise of the successful applicant. Over time the post holder will be expected to welcome exposure to the full range of roles and responsibilities required in leading a successful academy. To that end Ormiston Academies Trust offers access to a comprehensive and exciting range of development and networking opportunities throughout its regions.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will:

• Have a proven track record of impact in your teaching career to date.
• Possess in depth knowledge and understanding of current developments in education.
• Be able to inspire, lead and manage colleagues to achieve shared goals.
• Be committed and proactive to furthering your own professional development.

Ormiston Park Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointments will be subject to references and enhanced DBS checks.

How to apply: 

For further details or to arrange a time to visit the Academy, contact Sally Spraggon, PA to the Principal on 01708 865180 or Please note we will not accept CVs or applications via agencies for this post. All applications should be made using the OPA Application form with a supporting statement and are to be returned electronically. Early applications are encouraged.

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