5 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    16 May 2021 at 11:59am

  • Date listed

    2 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
£62,570 - £69,031

Job summary

Vice Principal Curriculum and Outcomes

The Head of School and Executive Principal are seeking a well-qualified, innovative and inspiring new Vice Principal to take a strategic role in promoting the school educational aims and ethos (‘Strive, Achieve and Believe!’). The role offers the right candidate an excellent opportunity to help shape the academic thinking and practice at The Stockwood Park Academy, which is part of a growing and dynamic Mult-Academy Trust – The Shared Learning Trust.

You will join the senior leadership team in this new position, created due to the restructure of senior leadership team roles, supporting the Head of School in driving the Academy forward. This is a very exciting time for the school and its journey towards becoming a good and outstanding Academy. The Trust led the way in the response to the Covid pandemic, with children at the centre. It is a fantastic opportunity for a suitably qualified Senior Leader who wants to make a real difference to the pupils at The Stockwood Park Academy. We are looking for a candidate with ambitions to be a future Head of School/Principal and who can lead on Curriculum and Standards.

We are a fully comprehensive school and the successful candidate will be able to engage, inspire and challenge pupils and staff. We are proud to serve our local community – we have high expectations for our students and are driven to remove barriers to their success. The candidate will be values driven and have a clear moral compass and belief that pupils must receive an outstanding education, which is reflected in outstanding pupil outcomes. The successful candidate will gain a wealth of experience, including working alongside an experienced and successful Leadership Team, many of whom have had experience working in London schools and for large national academy chains.

What does TSPA and The Shared Learning Trust offer?

· To be a major part of an experienced and determined Senior Leadership team who are focused on raising the attainment and aspirations of all the pupils across the school.

· An opportunity to shape, develop and embed a clear ethos across our Academy as part of a supportive MAT

· A commitment to excellent professional development and the successful candidate will have access to support from outstanding Senior Leaders, the option to apply for the NPQH and many national CPD opportunities

· A clear vision of ‘Strive, Achieve, Believe’ for our Academy community underpinned by a staff who work together as a strong and united team.

· A supportive staff and Trust network including access to a confidential staff counsellor, out of school offers and perks courtesy of ‘PerkBox’ and an employee of the month rewards scheme

Key Duties

· Through outstanding strategic and operational leadership raise the progress and achievement of all pupils in agreed phases of the academy ensuring they consistently make better than expected progress and improve the progress of under-performing curriculum areas

· Curriculum, to provide effective line management of middle leadership/curriculum leaders and any area of academy development outlined through discussions with the Vice principal & Principal.

· To lead curriculum meetings with middle leaders through CPD to bring about consistency and improvements

· Timetabling

The Successful Candidate

Be an experienced member of senior leadership team
Comfortable in the public domain and leading whole school projects successfully
Have the ability to think strategically and solve problems
Have a clear vision for raising standards
Be inspirational and motivate others
Be an excellent classroom practitioner particularly in regards to teaching and learning
Have a passion for outstanding learning
Job Specifics

Start Date September 2021

Salary L17-L21 £62,570 - £69,031

Job Role Full time / Permanent

The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint a suitable candidate before the deadline date.

Why work for Stockwood Park Academy?

· £30 million state of the art building with well-equipped classrooms

· You’ll be working alongside a collaborative, forward thinking Principal and Senior Leadership Team who are here to support and develop you

· Unparalleled CPD opportunities with free courses every Thursday catered to your developmental needs

· Excellent opportunities to develop and grow in a successful and expanding Academy

· All teaching staff receive a laptop to use whilst in employment

· Freshly brewed coffee for staff on arrival to the academy every morning

· Employee of the month scheme winning shopping vouchers

· Fantastic staff benefits that make a difference to your work life balance

Employee benefits


Applying for the job

Please follow the link and complete our application form on our website. Any questions please do not hesitate to contact me. Many thanks Jay Powell

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1328 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01582 211 226

About The Stockwood Park Academy

Secondary Academy

Arranging a visit to The Stockwood Park Academy

01582 211 226

School visits are welcomed, please get in touch. With kind regards, Jay Powell

School location

Rotheram Avenue, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 5PP

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