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  • Start date details

    September

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£82,433 - £88,036

Pay scale

Leadership Pay Scale 19-22 (Inner 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 Boys' Academy East Dulwich 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 encourage interested applicants to arrange a visit by contacting the HR Manager, Jenny Kirby, at j.kirby@harrisdulwichboys.org.uk.

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

Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich opened in September 2009 and is part of the Outstanding Harris Federation. Our vision is clear: nothing is impossible and everything is possible, irrespective of personal characteristics or background. Every problem has a solution. We believe we are more robust, resilient and determined as a team than as a group of individuals. We support, challenge and hold each other to account at all levels within the academy to ensure that our students achieve their potential, are motivated, engaged and fully prepared for life beyond our academy.

Our people are at the heart of our success. We have developed a strong culture of collaboration and best practice, with professional development and career planning at its centre. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of top-quality training programmes delivered at every level to senior leadership.We look for talented individuals who share our vision for creating exceptional places of learning, and are committed to ensuring that every child in London has access to the best possible education.In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, 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, electric car scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan 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 Boys' Academy East Dulwich

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
878 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0208 299 5300

Harris Boys’ Academy East Dulwich opened in September 2009 and is judged Outstanding by Ofsted. Our vision is clear: nothing is impossible and everything is possible, irrespective of personal characteristics or background. Every problem has a solution. We believe we are more robust, resilient and determined as a team than as a group of individuals. We support, challenge and hold each other to account at all levels within the academy to ensure that our students achieve their potential, are motivated, engaged and fully prepared for life beyond our academy. The academy’s specialisms are Enterprise and Sport with a ‘can-do’ ethos of always improving upon your personal best. We have now reached our full capacity of 750 students across Years 7 to 11 and we work in partnership with Harris Federation Post 16. In 2017, we achieved a Progress 8 score of +0.73, which places us in the top 6% of schools nationally.

Arranging a visit to Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email j.kirby@harrisdulwichboys.org.uk.

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