Assistant Principal – Teaching & Learning - Beacon View Primary Academy

Castle View Academy, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 4QP

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 8:00am

  • Date listed

    11 May 2022

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Assistant Principal – Teaching & Learning - Beacon View Primary Academy job summary

Due to promotion within the senior leadership team, Beacon View Academy is delighted to invite applications for a new Assistant Principal, with specific responsibility for developing Teaching & Learning.

The successful candidate will be an innovative and inspirational class teacher, with a proven track record of improving the practice of others. The new Assistant Principal will be a full member of the school leadership team, and consequently a full partner in the strategic and operational running of the school.

This is an extremely exciting opportunity to specialise in the craft of teaching, and to influence practice on a wider scale. Similarly, it offers the unique professional development experience of contributing to the leadership of an increasingly successful school.

The Role
• Working with Governors, senior leadership team and staff to provide leadership which enables Beacon View to give every pupil high quality education, and which promotes the highest possible standards of achievement
• To contribute to the Senior Leadership Team, providing professional leadership and management for the Academy, securing its success and development and ensuring high quality education for all our primary pupils and improved standards of learning and achievement in comparison to National
• To assist in the setting of the Academy goals and targets and the production and implementation of the Academy Improvement Plan, ensuring that pupils achieve high standards and make progress, increasing teachers’ effectiveness and securing school improvement
• Take on specific areas of responsibility depending on the needs of the Academy and the skills and experience of other members of the senior leadership team. These will be agreed and then reviewed on an annual basis to ensure that all member of SLT also get to develop through appropriate CPD
• In the current planning, this role will lead the work on teaching and learning
• Work with the principal and other staff to develop effective ways of bridging barriers to learning through assessment of needs, target setting and developing a recording system for progress
• Support teachers and learning support staff in the identification of the most effective teaching approaches for all pupils
• Work with the teachers to promote best and innovative practice to enrich the range of teaching using the Rosenshine Principles
• Be a role model within the class room, teaching for at least three days a week

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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

Beacon View Primary Academy is a happy and dynamic school that is striving to offer the very best education for the children, whilst embedding the school values of respect, responsibility and resilience. If you are looking for an exciting, challenging and highly rewarding teaching role, and pride yourself on being an excellent practitioner, this is the job for you!

The successful candidate will join a hard-working, supportive and welcoming team, where staff at all levels are encouraged to develop themselves and be the best they can be, in a supportive environment that is focused on continuous professional development.

Beacon View Primary Academy is part of United Learning, a large and growing group of schools, aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England. Our schools work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. Our subject specialist, our Group-wide intranet, our own curriculum and our online learning portal all help us share knowledge and resources, helping to simply work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance.

As a Group, we can reward our staff better: with good career opportunities, better pay, benefits and ultimately, the satisfaction of helping children to succeed. We invest in our staff wellbeing. Our academies have at least eight INSET days per year (three of those solely dedicated to planning), and an on-going group-wide wellbeing programme. It’s an ethos we call ‘best in everyone’.

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