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  • Application deadline

    16 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type

Job summary

Cottenham Village College has an exciting opportunity for a Assistant Principal to join their team!

We are excited by the opportunity to appoint a new Assistant Principal, who will join a dedicated, well-motivated and highly-collaborative senior leadership team. We seek to recruit a talented, committed, and inspiring teacher and leader who will assist the Principal in the strategic and operational management, development, and leadership of Cottenham Village College.

It is our vision to develop a school with:

Excellent outcomes for all students
A calm, friendly and purposeful learning environment for all
A staff culture with professional growth, CPD and wellbeing central to all we do.

We are expanding our team to help ensure we continue to maintain the high standards that have been achieved so far. The successful candidate will be an outstanding practitioner who has a record of leading significant improvement. This role will suit an ambitious middle leader or a current senior leader looking for a new experience. We are looking to appoint the right member to our team and therefore we will consider strong applications from all fields which include clear signposting to the strategic areas they would like to influence.

The exact responsibilities of the post holder will depend on the experience and expertise of the successful candidate but could include:

Line managing one or more subject or pastoral areas in the school
Leading development of student culture and ethos
Leading attendance and safeguarding
Supporting school improvement of teaching and learning

Working with the support of other senior leaders and with the pastoral team, you will contribute strategically to helping ensure that all pupils at Cottenham Village College are happy, feel safe and are fully committed to their education. You will be highly ambitious for the pupils’ educational outcomes and for their future and have high expectations for pupils’ aspirations and conduct.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
School size
878 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

About Cottenham Village College

Cottenham Village College is a successful school, situated close to the beautiful city of Cambridge, where you will find dedicated, well-behaved pupils and friendly, supportive staff who are committed to comprehensive education. We believe that truly great evidence-informed teaching, delivering an ambitious curriculum for all, is key to improving students’ outcomes. We prioritise teachers’ professional development and learning and we value a culture of hard work, collaboration and a belief that anything is possible.

Astrea Academy Trust is fully committed to being diverse and inclusive workforce where together we can embrace each other’s unique individuality, background and heritage. We are a ‘Disability Confident Employer’ and all our application forms hide your personal information so we can focus solely on your experience, skills and qualities.

We believe that by reflecting and representing the communities and people we serve, we will better and further the life chances of our pupils.

School location

High Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB24 8UA

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