Assistant Principal: Aspiration & Expectations

Uckfield College, Uckfield, East Sussex

Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 12 to Lead Practitioners range 16, £53,856 to £59,528

Job summary

We require an inspirational leader who is relentless in the pursuit of the highest standards of student progress and an innovative driver of outstanding teaching and learning.

We aim to recruit an exceptional professional with the vision, determination and resilience to lead and develop staff and students to achieve their potential.

The key accountability for this post is our student culture.

Uckfield College is a highly successful and popular College in the heart of rural Sussex yet within commuting distance of Brighton, Eastbourne and the South Coast. Uckfield College is an excellent working environment characterised by happy, well-motivated students and innovative and enthusiastic teachers.

This is a truly exciting leadership opportunity and we warmly invite you to find out more about it.

For further information and a full application pack, please telephone our Human Resources Team on extension 1232 quoting reference AP/02/20 or visit our website: An electronic application can be returned by e-mail to

There will be an opportunity to visit the College on Tuesday 25th February.

Applications should be returned to the College as soon as possible or at the latest by 10am on Wednesday 26th February 2020. Interviews will be held on Friday 28th February and Monday 2nd March 2020.

East Sussex County Council is an authority committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate Degree

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Leadership experience
Use of strategies to have successfully raised student achievement
Evidence of the impact of your leadership
Responsibility for developments that have improved student progress
Track record of excellent teaching in secondary education

Employee benefits

Leadership Pay L12 to L16

More on how to apply

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Secondary
School size 1677 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
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School website Uckfield College website (opens in a new window)
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About Uckfield College

School location

Downsview Crescent, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 3DJ