Head of School (Vice Principal)

Stationers' Crown Woods Academy, London, SE9 2PT

13 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Application deadline

    10 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Highly competitive plus performance bonus and private health care

Head of School (Vice Principal) job summary

We are now recruiting for the role ofHead of School (Vice Principal)for Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy to join an outstanding leadership team supported by a talented and dedicated staff body. This is a truly rare 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.

We are a values-driven academy with an unshakeable belief in human potential and are proud of all our students. We have the highest expectations of them in terms of academic achievement, personal development, attitude, behaviour, attendance and appearance. Staff are dedicated and committed to students being stretched, challenged and supported in all their learning experiences so that they can reach their full potential and learn essential life skills to help them succeed in an ever-changing world.

Our curriculum offer is broad, innovative and inclusive with a rich variety of subjects that allow students to aspire, strive and thrive. Lessons, delivered in world-class learning facilities, are stimulating and challenging, meeting the needs of all our students. Our enrichment and extension opportunities support the development of our students as well-rounded, life-long learners.

Our successful candidate will be a talented and highly skilled 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 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.

For our successful candidates, being a member of staff at Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy and the wider Trust means you’ll receive access to a great range of employment benefits from day one.Click here to view the current benefits package, and be mindful that the list is always growing.

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About Stationers' Crown Woods Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1613 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01634412200

On the basis that interested candidates may be keen to visit the academy before making a formal application, you can arrange this by contacting Jo Johnson, PA to Academies Director, on jo.johnson@latrust.org.uk. Visits will be offered throughout October. Please ensure you offer Jo 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 academy.

Candidates who wish to have an initial conversation with the Tracey Trusler, Academies Director, about this role can also arrange for a telephone call by contacting Jo Johnson in the first instance. ​​​​​​​

Closing date for application: Monday 10th October 2022, 9am
Shortlisting date: Monday 10th October 2022, pm
Interview and assessment activities: Tuesday 18th October or Friday 21st October, 2022

If you have any queries on any aspect of the application process or need additional information, please contact ​​​​​​​Elene Redelinghuys (LAT Talent Team) on talent@latrust.org.uk.

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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