Assistant Principal - Literacy, Oracy, Standards

Castle View Academy, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 4QP

This job expired on 27 February 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    27 February 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 January 2022

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Highly Competitive for the Right Candidate

Assistant Principal - Literacy, Oracy, Standards job summary

We are on a significant growth trajectory and are now seeking a senior leader with a proven record of raising attainment and smashing targets out of the park, developing strong teams and having significant whole school impact, to join our leadership team. To be a senior leader at our academy, you must have a sense of humour, excellent subject knowledge and be ambitious for our students to succeed at every level of their life.

You will be dedicated, enthusiastic, and motivated to achieve outstanding outcomes for our young people.

You will join an academy that is committed to allowing teachers to teach in a disruption free learning environment and with the full support of an academy leadership team committed to the professional development of all our staff members. You will use your motivation to lead a team of highly skilled practitioners with a range of experiences and expertise, all committed to the education of our students. We consider our English team to be the ‘best in Portsmouth’ and we are confident you will enjoy leading this amazing group.

If you are conscientious, a dedicated team player, able to relate to staff and students, have a desire to work in a disruption free learning environment and are passionate about making a difference, we want to hear from you.

The successful applicant will also have the opportunity to work closely with our Academy sponsor and English subject advisor across the South.

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About Castle View Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
562 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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Castle View Academy is located in the north of Portsmouth, and we are proud of the education and training we offer students and staff in our new building. We have a track record of continuous improvement in GCSE results with this year’s results setting a new record. Excellence in all we do lies at the heart of the education we offer, and we are eager to meet likeminded colleagues who share this vision. We believe in traditional values, respect, hard work, determination and resilience and strive to instill these values in our students who learn by example from the staff they interact with.

Our staff are happy, dedicated and hardworking individuals. We offer bespoke Continuing Professional Development programs for PGCEs, NQTs, Teach First, School Direct and qualified staff and encourage participation in CPD opportunities offered through United Learning.

If you are looking to contribute to the excellent education we offer to the young people of Paulsgrove, we would be delighted to meet with you and show how we work at Castle View Academy.

Arranging a visit to Castle View Academy

We are confident that this is a job unlike any other. If you feel you are suitable for this exciting position, we would like to hear from you. Contact Christian Down, Principal, in the first instance for an informal talk and tour by emailing Christian.down@castleviewacademy.org.uk.

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