EXPIRED

Assistant Head of College (Assistant Principal)

Longfield Academy, Longfield, Kent, DA3 7PH

This job expired on 26 September 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Application deadline

    26 September 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Leadership scale commensurate with experience

Assistant Head of College (Assistant Principal) job summary

Longfield Academy are looking for an exceptional candidate to join us as an Assistant Head of College (Assistant Principal). Linked to one of our three colleges, the successful candidate will work alongside the Vice Principal/Head of College to support the academic and pastoral development of its students. The Assistant Principal also holds a whole academy responsibility, this can be discussed and agreed on appointment, but experience in raising academic standards in English, design and technology or economics would be desirable but not essential.

We are looking for an individual who can confidently establish and develop excellent relationships with all stakeholders. They will be a highly effective and inspirational teacher and leader, with strong behaviour management and experience of leading highly successful teams at a secondary level. We expect all of our students to be challenged, to be inspired and to achieve beyond expectation.

As a community we believe in working collaboratively and sharing good practice. If you want to be part of a team which embraces innovation and creativity then we are interested to hear from you.

What we are offering:

  • A competitive salary commensurate with the profile of the post
  • Bespoke CPD with mentoring and coaching opportunities
  • The opportunity to work laterally across a number of Leigh Academies Trust schools to benchmark best practice and to be involved in teaching and learning innovation

We’d like to hear from candidates who are:

  • An excellent teacher who is passionate about learning and has strong subject knowledge
  • Collaborative, able to build strong professional relationships
  • Able to motivate and inspire students and staff to achieve their full potential
  • Energetic and have a can-do attitude
  • Confident and has strong career aspirations
  • Committed to safeguarding and the happiness and wellbeing of everyone at the Academy
  • Prepared to be involved in leading co-curricular activities either within or outside of their teaching subject​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​For our successful candidate, being a member of staff at Longfield Academy and the wider Trust means you’ll receive access to a great range of employment benefits from day one.Click here to view the current benefits package, and be mindful that the list is always growing.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Click here for the full Recruitment Pack.

This job post has expired.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Longfield Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1026 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01634412200

Naturally, we are seeking to appoint the best possible candidate and therefore the application process will reflect our desire to undertake all necessary measures to achieve this.

On the basis that interested candidates may be keen to visit the academy before making a formal application, you can arrange this by contacting Mrs Goodwin (Office Manager) - christine.goodwin@longfieldacademy.org. Visits will be offered and will be hosted by a member of SLT. Social distancing and other Covid-secure safety measures will be observed at all times following latest government guidelines. Please ensure you offer Mrs Goodwin a range of dates when you are available in your initial email to ensure we can coordinate a visit that works for both you and the academy.

Candidates wishing to have an initial conversation with SLT about this role can also arrange for a telephone call by contacting Mrs Goodwin (as above).

Application closing date: Monday 26th September 2022
Interview date: Friday 7th October 2022

If you have any queries on any aspect of the application process or need additional information please contact Holly Neve (Recruitment Coordinator) on 01634 412 263 or holly.neve@latrust.org.uk.

The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.

School location

Similar jobs nearby

Assistant Principal

Harris Academy Morden

Lilleshall Road, Morden, Surrey, SM4 6DU

Assistant Principal - SENCO

Leigh Academy Blackheath

Old Dover Road, London, SE3 8SY

Principal

Mascalls Academy

Maidstone Road, Tonbridge, Kent, TN12 6LT

Assistant Head Teacher (Inclusion and SENDCo)

Sanders Draper

Suttons Lane, Hornchurch, RM12 6RT

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed

Find more school jobs in Kent and Medway