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  • Start date details

    January 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter.

  • Closing date

    26 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - The Head of School role is a full time post and requires flexibility of hours. In return, Aspire offers flexibility to accommodate individual arrangements.

Contract type


Pay scale

L10-L18 according to experience.

What skills and experience we're looking for


  • Good Honours First Degree or equivalent
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Evidence of professional study in relation to students (desirable)


  • Outstanding classroom practitioner
  • Experience of working with students with learning, challenging, emotional or behavioural difficulties
  • Leadership and management at senior level
  • Experience of working with or within mainstream schools (desirable)

What the school offers its staff

  • A staff wellbeing representative at each of our schools.
  • High quality CPD, from experts in their field.
  • Leaders that are considerate of workload.
  • Policies that support flexibility of work hours.

Further details about the role

This is a rare opportunity to join the Senior Leadership Team of an outstanding AP Trust. We are seeking to appoint an inspirational leader who is creative and innovative, upholds ambitious standards and possesses a clear sense of accountability.

Aylesbury Vale Blueprint is a purpose-built alternative provision school in Aylesbury. We take secondary students who have been permanently excluded, and offer placements to those who are at risk of exclusion. Increasingly, we are also finding ourselves supporting students with complex needs and EHCPs for SEMH who come to us to allow time for appropriate specialist settings to be found.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and education of our students and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check and references will be required, along with the completion of a Health Questionnaire.
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About Aspire

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
School size
72 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
Phone number

Aspire is an academy trust led by Debra Rutley NLE. We have three Alternative Provision schools in Buckinghamshire, a nurture school, a hospital teaching service, a medical needs and home tuition service, as well as leading a number of outreach and wellbeing projects in schools across the county. Students attend full or part-time and are referred to us by schools and the Local Authority. Our focus is to support young people, together with their families and schools, to reach beyond their potential and enable them to flourish by developing positive behaviours, attitudes and aspirations.

Arranging a visit to Aspire

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@aspireap.org.uk.

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