Assistant Principal – Director of Sixth Form (Maternity Cover)

Ark Bolingbroke Academy, London, SW11 6BF

5 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    7 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    12 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (1 year)

Pay scale

Leadership Scale 7-11 - £57,886.00 - £62,983.00

Assistant Principal – Director of Sixth Form (Maternity Cover) job summary

Reporting to: Principal

Location: Wandsworth

Contract: 1 year maternity leave

Working Pattern: Full time

Salary: Leadership Scale 7-11 - £57,886.00 - £62,983.00

Closing date: Friday 7th October at 12pm

The Role

As the Director of Sixth Form, you will provide leadership for the Sixth Form, ensuring the academy’s vision and values are experienced by all students and the sixth form team every day.

You will promote outstanding teaching and learning and a strong school culture within a nurturing and rigorous environment. We are a courageous, compassionate community – empowering excellence.

Our ideal candidate will:

  • A strong track record of teaching in KS5 understanding of post-18 progression options
  • Demonstrable commitment to raising attainment of all pupils in a challenging classroom environment
  • Experience leading a team and/or working to support the significant success of others, including professional development and effective management of underperformance
  • Experience of interpreting complex student data to drive lesson planning and student progress

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. In order to meet this responsibility, its academies follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants.

Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment - this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred.

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About Ark Bolingbroke Academy

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
754 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

We are a courageous, compassionate community - empowering excellence. We are a value lead organisation, being bold within every aspect of our lives at school.

We want all staff to thrive, modelling leadership and determination to the pupils and students within our rich and diverse academy, working together to fulfil our vision of creating a centre of excellence within our local community.

We empower our teams by valuing the individual and prioritising professional development. This is delivered through weekly CPD sessions, dedicated line management meetings and by encouraging staff to develop their own ideas and projects, within their departments and beyond.

Bolingbroke Academy is a uniquely exciting, fulfilling and innovative place to work, learn and grow.

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