Principal (Head of School) Brooklands Campus

Walton High, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £71,000 to £80,350

Job summary

The post holder will assist the Executive Principal in the leadership and management of the school and actively contribute to all areas of school development and improvement. Under the direction of the Executive Principal, the postholder will take full responsibility for the day to day running of one campus. The Principal (Head of School) will be responsible for managing the daily operation of the campus, the supervision of students and staff, and the premises. This includes providing day-to-day direction and leadership that represents a consistent and effective model of integrity, excellence, collaboration and accountability.

The postholder will assist and support the Executive Principal to:
• shape the vision and direction of the school by setting out very
high expectations for achievement and standards
• maintain high standards of behaviour across the campus
• maintain effective lines of communication throughout the
school and across both campuses
• maintain and develop the ethos of the school and Trust,
including effective cross campus working

Essential educational requirements

Good honours degree

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher status
Evidence of continuing professional development

Essential skills and experience

Ability to devise and implement strategies for raising achievement and intervention
Clear understanding of different models of teaching and learning
Outstanding classroom practitioner
Clear understanding of assessment procedures
Ability to recognise and encourage excellent practice
Recent experience in senior leadership
Ability to develop, empower and sustain teams and individuals
An understanding of the principles of effective management,
delegation and organisation
Experience of whole school budgets and financial management
Ability to use data to support, monitor and improve outcomes
Experience of effective school evaluation
Experience of successful collaborative working

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 2214 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 19
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School website Walton High website (opens in a new window)
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About Walton High

School location

Fyfield Barrow, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK7 7WH