10 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    25 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    7 February 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 January 2022

Job details

Job role
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
L17 - L21 (£62,570 - £69,031)

Job summary

Vice Principal Conduct & Culture at The King Alfred School – An Academy

We are looking to recruit a Vice Principal to join our leadership team at The King Alfred School- An Academy. We need an exceptional leader with the ability, passion and enthusiasm to develop, promote and support the vision and direction of the school enabling it to build success through high quality education for all.
The Vice Principal will be an ambassador for The King Alfred School- An Academy and the Trust and continue to raise their profile in the wider locality, promoting our happy community where students come first and all staff are valued and cherished. They will work closely with families, with the community and with other agencies to provide for the spiritual, moral, cultural, social and emotional needs of all children. To be considered for this role you should have:
• A deep commitment to the education, safeguarding and well-being of children and young people;
• Education to degree level and QTS;
• Exceptional knowledge of secondary education and how students learn;
• A passion for all aspects of behaviour , attitudes , culture and conduct
• Proven ability to generate and deliver collective vision and shared purpose, including building teams, managing change and delivering results;
• Excellent communication skills.
This is an exciting opportunity for an inspirational leader to work within our growing Trust contribute to the leadership of this great school in the next part of their exciting journey. For further information, please see our Trust website https://theplt.org.uk.

Hours: Full Time
Grade/Salary: Trust Leadership Grade L17 - L21
Contract Type: Permanent
Responsible to: Principal

Applying for the job

Applications should be submitted through our careers hub along with a covering letter (no more than two sides of A4) addressed to Dan Milford, Principal, outlining your expertise and suitability for this role.
Closing date: 7 February 2022
Interview dates: w/c 14 February 2022
Email: hr@theplt.org.uk
Website: www.theplt.org.uk
The Priory Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and disclosure and barring service clearance.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1316 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact email

About The King Alfred School an Academy

The King Alfred School – an academy, part of The Priory Learning Trust (TPLT) is a thriving 11-18 mixed comprehensive with 1217 students on roll serving the towns of Burnham on Sea and Highbridge. Close to J22 of the M5, there are excellent links to the South West.

TPLT grew from an intent to bring the power of partnership and sharing to bear and provide a first-class education to a wide range of children, from all backgrounds.
At our heart is a passion to put ‘Students First’ and deliver exceptional education; beyond outstanding for every single child. We do this with a relentless drive for academic excellence, shared moral purpose and values combined with lots of fun and happiness. We believe that happy schools are also high-achieving, successful schools.

Arranging a visit to The King Alfred School an Academy

For an informal discussion and to arrange a visit to look around the school please contact Sally-Anne Herrington (Principal's PA) on 01278 784881.

School location

Burnham Road, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 3EE

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