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  • Start date details

    September 2024 or earlier

  • Closing date

    20 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 February 2024

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Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Full-time equivalent salary

£71,729.00 - £79,112.00 Annually (FTE) School Teachers Pay and Conditions, L18 - L22

Regional Vice Principal - East job summary

The role of Regional Vice Principal at Ormiston Academies Trust offers a unique opportunity to aspiring leaders seeking to broaden their horizons and make a real difference. You will spearhead impact-driven strategic leadership across our academies in Norfolk and Suffolk, working on specific whole academy improvements, enabling you to build a solid foundation for your journey to becoming a Principal.

Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT) is one of the largest not-for-profit multi-academy trusts in England. We educate over 35,000 pupils across five OAT regions, in 42 schools. At Ormiston Academies Trust, we believe in the power of education to transform lives. In this next phase of OAT’s development as a trust, we are building a longer-term, evidence-informed and sustainable approach to improving schools and education for children. As Regional Vice Principal, you will be at the forefront of this transformation, influencing positive change in some of the most deprived areas in the country.

In this role, you will work closely with the education directors covering Norfolk and Suffolk to drive impactful strategic leadership and improvement across ten secondary academies. Each term, you will work closely with two assigned academies, and by drawing on your understanding of educational development, strategy and thinking, you will support them to drive improvement on agreed priorities.

When you join us at OAT, regardless of your role, you can be certain that your work will have purpose and meaning. You can also expect robust and holistic support from us to enable you to excel in your role. You will have access to an attractive benefits package including car and cycle to work salary sacrifice schemes and a wide range of retail discounts.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be a strategic leader for whole academy improvement, making an impact on the agreed priorities
  • Develop strategies for rapid improvement, in conjunction with the Principal and SLT establish a team that will support the strategic objectives and ensure success
  • Collaborate with staff and pupils, to support a culture where high expectations are met and everyone can excel
  • Be supportive to assigned academies on their journey of improvement
  • Ensure policies and procedures around behaviour and attitudes are embedded throughout the academy


You will be an experienced educational leader who shares our belief in the power of education to change lives, and have the intellectual, interpersonal and operational capabilities to drive improvement on a regional scale.

Use your knowledge of up to date educational developments, to lead and support teams to deliver on outcomes.

Be an example for the high expectations we set upon the academies and be flexible and responsive to changing demands in the role.

To Apply

For more information, please contact recruitment@ormistonacademies.co.uk or see the attached job description.

The closing date for applications is midday on Wednesday 20th March with shortlisting taking place soon after. Interviews will take place on 25th/26th March 2024.

Ormiston Academies Trust is committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed.

Commitment to safeguarding

OAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the expectation is that all staff will share this commitment. Therefore, the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS and barred list check.

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About Ormiston Academies Trust

Multi-academy trust

We are a national education charity, underpinned by our founder, Peter Murray’s (Ormiston Trust) belief that every child should be given a chance to thrive. We serve pupils from many communities, all with their unique character, strengths, and challenges.

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