Vice Principal for Student Progress and Vice Principal for Student Engagement

Ormiston Denes Academy
Responsible to: 
Salary/salary scale: 
L17 – L21
Closing date: 
13th Feb 2019, 9:00 am
Interview date(s): 
w/c Monday 25th February 2019
Start date: 
September 2019

This is an excellent opportunity for two experienced, dynamic and inspiring leaders to join Ormiston Denes Academy. The successful candidates will work alongside the principal, and the other members of the senior leadership team, to build upon the academy’s reputation for excellence in all areas and ensure the future sustainability of its success. They will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the academy and the leadership of either the academic or pastoral aspects of the academy. Both roles will be particularly suited for those aspiring to headship.

Ormiston Denes Academy is one of Suffolk’s leading co-educational secondary schools, situated in the coastal town of Lowestoft. It is the largest school in the town, and has served the local community for over one hundred years. As part of the Ormiston Academies Trust we work in collaboration with other local Ormiston academies and receive support and development opportunities from Ormiston on a national level.

We are looking for leaders who:

• Have a passion for education and a special gift of communicating that passion.
• Are innovative, self-motivating and able to inspire others.
• Have the ability to teach outstanding lessons across the age and ability range.
• Have the highest expectation for the attainment of all young people.
• Enjoy working as part of a team to ensure the success of our community.
• Are driven to relentlessly remove barriers to students’ success.

In return Ormiston Denes Academy will offer you:

• A thriving, innovative learning community, committed to excellence.
• A supportive, welcoming community of professionals.
• Extensive development and collaboration opportunities, throughout the Ormiston network.

Ormiston Denes Academy is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

How to apply: 

For further details, an informal discussion with the principal; or to make arrangements to visit the academy, please contact Dawn Carver, or tel. 01502 574474. Application packs can also be found at For more information on Ormiston Academies Trust visit