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  • Start date details

    September

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 7:51am

  • Date listed

    18 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: Directed

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£73,719-£82,853

Pay scale

Leadership Scale (Outer London)

Additional allowances

Performance and Loyalty Bonus + Pension Scheme (TPS) + Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan + Additional Harris Benefits

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an outstanding individual to join Harris Academy Sutton as Vice Principal.

The post of Vice Principal is one that mirrors the role of the Principal, and the academy will support you as you aspire to Principalship.

We would like to hear from you if you have:

  • QTS and a good undergraduate degree (or equivalent)
  • Minimum of three years' experience at senior leadership level, at least once as a deputy/ Vice Principal
  • Experience of delivering high quality INSET to teaching staff
  • Proven success in raising achievement as a subject leader across at least two key stages
  • Evidence of leading, supporting and managing others, both individuals and teams, ensuring high quality performance
  • Successful experience of processes of monitoring, evaluation and review
  • Good level of ICT skills and experience of how new technologies can be used to raise achievement
  • Recent experience of involvement in innovative curriculum development
  • Experience of presenting to a wide audience
  • Ideas of how Language, Literacy and Numeracy can be used across the curriculum to raise standards
  • Experience of embedding innovative strategies for improving teaching and learning in a whole school situation
  • Experience of managing and implementing change successfully at whole school level
  • Experience of using coaching as a model for ensuring on going professional development particularly with subject leaders


What the school offers its staff

We believe that a happy and settled staff body helps drive the very best performance from our students. We are committed to a high-quality professional development programme and can drawn on expertise from across the Harris Federation. As a HASU member of staff at any level you will receive the training and support that you need to carry out your role effectively and develop at a pace that suits you.

We are committed to ensuring that our staff have the right level of balance between work and home life. Our policies and procedures are aimed at allowing our teaching staff to spend as much time as possible planning and delivering lessons.

We work in an award-winning building with excellent facilities. Our thriving staff association ensures all new members of staff soon feel part of the HASU community.

We run a broad and diverse curriculum to a fully comprehensive intake of students, with a highly academically-focussed sixth-form.

Our focus on the core value of Integrity means that our behaviour is excellent, with staff supported by a strong and highly visible Academy Leadership Group. Detentions are run centrally, allowing teaching staff to do what they do best: plan and teach amazing lessons.

Attendance and engagement with learning is high, and centrally planned tutor time resources ensure that our tutors can engage with students whilst delivering high-quality experiences.

In addition to the opportunities for career development and progression, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes our Harris Allowance for teachers on MPS/UPS, a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions, a Wellbeing Cash Plan including access to a virtual GP, electric car scheme, and many other benefits.

Further details about the role

We are happy to negotiate individual responsibilities with you, but these could involve:

  • Overseeing the strategic management of data, assessment and target setting (including reporting achievement data to governors and external bodies as required), working with the Principal to set challenging and aspirational whole academy targets.
  • Leading on teaching, learning and assessment across the academy, providing the necessary Professional Learning opportunities to ensure the highest of standards are maintained in the classroom and in student outcomes.
  • Leading on effective behaviour and inclusion, ensuring that the needs of all students are met within and beyond the classroom.

As a member of the Academy Leadership Group, you will need to meet these general expectations:

  • To collaborate to build and realise the shared vision of excellence and high standards
  • To play a major role in determining strategy
  • To contribute actively towards the formulation and implementation of all academy policies and procedures
  • To agree challenging subject targets, and ensure rigorous monitoring, evaluation and review of progress towards these
  • To ensure high quality teaching and learning in line managed faculties
  • To manage delegated budgets effectively
  • To attend academy leadership meetings
  • To engage in the process of appointing new staff
  • To participate in duties lunch/break/before and after school
  • To contribute to assemblies
  • To share in the management of student disciplinary incidents
  • To actively participate in the monitoring, evaluation and review of teaching and learning in line managed faculties


Commitment to safeguarding

The Harris Federation and all our academies are 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, an online search, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed.

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About Harris Academy Sutton

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1036 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
0203 962 4500

Harris Academy Sutton opened in September 2018 as a brand new, state-of-the-art 11-18 co-educational academy in the heart of Sutton. With a specialism in Science, the academy collaborates closely with its neighbours on the London Cancer Hub site: the Institute of Cancer Research and the Royal Marsden Hospital. These represent two world-class organisations and together with the new six-form entry academy they form a campus community with research buildings, hospital facilities, and a reputation for excellence in the fields of research and medical provision. The academy offers a broad and balanced curriculum to the young people of Sutton: the Campus itself provides a focal point for talented scientists and clinicians by establishing world class facilities to not only attract top researchers but also to educate the life science workforce of the future. This is a unique opportunity for dynamic, motivated professionals to be part of the team helping to shape what will become the leading science educational establishment in London.

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