Assistant Head of College (Assistant Principal)

The Ebbsfleet Academy, Swanscombe, Kent, DA10 0BZ

11 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Application deadline

    7 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Leadership scale commensurate with experience

Assistant Head of College (Assistant Principal) job summary

We are looking for an exceptional candidate to join us as anAssistant Head of College (Assistant Principal). 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 sixth form, KS4 and KS5 in Science and Maths 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​​​​​​​.

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About The Ebbsfleet Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
684 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 will be keen to visit the academy before making a formal application, you can arrange this by contacting Karen Hugill - karen.hugill@ebbsfleetacademy.org.uk. Visits will be offered throughout October 2022 and will be hosted by the Principal, Gurjit Kaur Shergill. Please ensure you offer 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 Principal.

Candidates wishing to have an initial conversation with the Principal about this role can also arrange for a telephone call. Those wishing to do so should also contact Karen Hugill (as above) in the first instance.

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

Application closing date: Friday 7th October 2022 (noon)​​​​​​​​​​​​
Shortlisting date: Friday 7th October 2022 (afternoon)
Interview date: Thursday 13th October 2022

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.

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