Head of College (Vice Principal)

The Ebbsfleet Academy, Swanscombe, Kent, DA10 0BZ

4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Application deadline

    3 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Highly competitive plus performance bonus

Head of College (Vice Principal) job summary

We are now recruiting for the role of Head of College (Vice Principal) for Ebbsfleet Academy to join an outstanding leadership team supported by a talented and dedicated staff body. This is a truly exciting leadership opportunity within a very successful and financially sound, mature and geographically local multi-academy trust that combines management freedom for effective leaders with secure central support that encourages collaboration for success.

Our successful candidate will be a talented and highly motivated leader with drive and commitment to excellence as well as strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate to a range of stakeholders. You will be joining a supportive, committed and passionate team who work hard to ensure that all of our students achieve their potential. We are looking for an experienced professional who can demonstrate strategic leadership and excellent management, and a proven track record of success in raising standards, preferably in a non-selective setting.

This is an exciting time to join our leadership team. You will be expected to play a key role in developing the strategic vision for Ebbsfleet Academy even further whilst ensuring that our students develop their potential, achieve academic success and develop our core values. The successful applicant will be a key member of the senior leadership team and will have significant autonomy in leading their assigned College, and will have management responsibilities for multiple faculty areas. The successful candidate will likely lead on teaching and learning and staff professional development across the academy.

To view the structure of the senior leadership team, please click here.

We wish to hear from you if you are committed to changing our education world and are:

  • an enthusiastic, energetic and ambitious leader with a successful track record at secondary level;
  • a motivational and inspirational leader with high expectations of staff;
  • confident and able to communicate a clear vision for the school;
  • able to develop children to reach their full potential regardless of background or circumstance;
  • approachable and keen to work with staff across the Trust to ensure wide success;
  • able to establish and develop excellent relationships with the community and other stakeholders.

What we can offer you:

  • a competitive salary;
  • an exciting LAT career path with opportunities for further progression in the future;
  • the opportunity to assist in leading a large and successful academy;
  • security and support on your journey from close collaboration with a small central executive and alarger group of talented principals to share best practice and innovation;
  • development opportunities to work both within the academy and across the wider Trust;
  • the opportunity to implement the Trust’s ‘small school’ philosophy to drive further academicimprovement.

Click here for the full Recruitment Pack.

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About The Ebbsfleet Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
684 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01634412200

Naturally, we are seeking to appoint the best possible candidate and therefore the application process will reflect our desire to undertake all necessary measures to achieve this.

On the basis that interested candidates will be keen to visit the academy before making a formal application, you can arrange this by contacting Karen Hugill - karen.hugill@ebbsfleetacademy.org.uk. Visits will be offered throughout September/October 2022 and will be hosted by the Principal, Gurjit Kaur Shergill. Please ensure you offer a range of dates when you are available in your initial email to ensure we can coordinate a visit that works for both you and the Principal.

Candidates wishing to have an initial conversation with the Principal about this role can also arrange for a telephone call. Those wishing to do so should also contact Karen Hugill (as above) in the first instance.

If you have any queries on any aspect of the application process or need additional information, please contact Holly Neve (Recruitment Co-ordinator) on 01634 412 263 or holly.neve@latrust.org.uk.​​​​​​​

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Application closing date: Monday 3rd October 2022, 9.00am​​​​​​​​​​​​
Shortlisting date: Monday 3rd October 2022
Interview date: Tuesday 11th October 2022

The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.

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