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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    30 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    27 March 2023

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Key stage

Key stage 5

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What skills and experience we're looking for

The appointment is an excellent opportunity for an inspirational leader who can model and demonstrate the key values and attributes of leadership at King Alfred’s:

  • Courage, conviction and creativity to achieve the best outcomes for all post 16 students
  • Positive, enthusiastic outlook, creating and embracing opportunities and solutions
  • Drive for improvement, sharing good practice and research with a focus on development
  • Address underperformance through support and challenge and constructive conversations
  • Visible and proactive presence around school, engaging with students and staff to support positive behaviour
  • Effective communication and listening skills, influencing and inspiring individuals, teams and groups
  • The capacity to model effectively our core principles of; Respect, Responsibility, Tolerance, Knowledge, Curiosity and Resilience
  • Advocacy for equality, diversity and inclusion for students and staff
  • Integrity and consistency in relation to your own and the school's practice
  • The capacity to strategically develop teams, supporting career progression and succession planning
  • Collaborative partnership working, within and beyond the school
  • Leading learning as a reflective practitioner committed to continued professional development
  • The ability to work as part of a highly effective wider leadership team, delivering key aspects of the Academy Improvement plan

What the school offers its staff

King Alfred’s is in the heart of the local community and has very strong links across many partners in the locality, and particularly with the primary and secondary schools with which we jointly form the Vale Academy Trust (VAT). We continually seek to improve the educational experience for students and reflect upon the responsibility we have as a local employer. At King Alfred’s we are passionate about learning both within and beyond the classroom; enrichment of educational experience is central to our ethos. We are committed to teacher training, the CPD and career development of our staff.

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About King Alfred's

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1646 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Arranging a visit to King Alfred's

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vacancies@ka.vale-academy.org.

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