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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    25 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

L20 - L24

What skills and experience we're looking for

Horbury Academy are seeking to appoint a talented, and visionary Vice Principal. The successful applicant will have a proven record of success in their current role and will be able to demonstrate they have improved outcomes for pupils.

The successful candidate will be the strategic lead for driving progress, curriculum, and the quality of education for all pupils. You will support the Principal in delivering inspiring, motivational and purposeful leadership for all Academy stakeholders, having the highest possible expectations for all pupils and staff.

We are looking to appoint an exceptional leader and teacher with the passion and commitment to contribute to Academy wide development. You will be able to demonstrate a wide range of skills including the ability to implement strategy at a senior leader level; the ability to monitor and evaluate strategies; and the ability to secure positive outcomes as a result of the work being done.

There will be opportunity for the successful candidate to lead and engage in Trust wide development strategies working as part of the Trust Senior Leadership Team.

The Vice Principal role presents an excellent opportunity for an ambitious leader to play a key role in the Academy’s success as part of the Accord Multi Academy Trust. The Vice Principal’s portfolio may vary over time subject to the needs of the Academy, the continued development of the successful candidate and the responsibilities appropriate to the expertise of the leadership team.

What the school offers its staff

The Accord Multi Academy Trust was established in September 2016 and is currently made up of four academies who were the founding members of the Trust. The Trust is committed to providing world class education for all our young people within our community and as such we recognise the pivotal role that our staff team have in this respect. The Trust places at the heart of its development a commitment to high quality professional development for all staff who join the Trust. We understand that by investing in our staff we will create an organisation with a shared vision and values that will transform education for young people.

We are confident that new staff joining our Trust will feel welcomed and happy to have chosen us. Prospective applicants are welcome to visit prior to applying. We also encourage prospective candidates to look at our website for further information regarding our ‘People Pledge’ and our recently launched Employee Benefit package.

Further details about the role

For an informal discussion about this position please contact hr@accordmat.org or call on 01924 282748.

Application forms are available from https://accordmat.org/vacancies/

Completed application forms to be returned to hr@accordmat.org

Closing date: Monday 15 April 2024 at 9.00am

Interviews likely to be held: Thursday 18 April 2024

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Accord Multi Academy Trust reserves the right to interview sooner than the specified dates above. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

We are committed to providing a culture of inclusion, respect and equity of opportunity that attracts, supports, and retains high quality colleagues from all backgrounds and across all job roles at the Trust. We welcome and encourage applications from, but not limited to Black, Asian, other ethnic minority groups, individuals who identify as LGBT+; and/or are registered with a disability. Candidates will always be shortlisted based on the content of application against the job description and essential criteria without access to the personal details information.

The Accord Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Horbury Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1109 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Email address
hr@accordmat.org

Horbury is part of the Accord Multi Academy Trust which is a Wakefield based Trust; all four academies in the Trust are closely located to one another which lends itself to many opportunities to work closely and collaboratively. All academies are within a three-mile radius of one another and can be found a short drive off junction 40 of the M1.

Horbury Academy is a mixed, 11-16 academy, situated on the outskirts of Wakefield.
We are immensely proud of our academy, staff and students and strongly believe that all students are entitled to experience the full breadth of education; reflected through our curriculum model that encourages learners to study a broad range of subjects.

From securing academic success to securing success in extra-curricular activity, our staff are fully committed to ensuring that all pupils make the most of their time at Horbury Academy.
Alongside our extensive curricular and extra-curricular offer, we provide excellent pastoral care for our students; tailored to their individual needs.

Our environment and academy building is purpose built, under one roof, allowing for a unique community and supportive feel.

Our facilities are used during the Academy day and outside of Academy hours by a wide range of community partners including Horbury Churches Together, Horbury Brownies and Guides, Horbury Spice Dancers, Ossett Town Juniors, Pageant Players, Phoenix Netball and Horbury & Ossett Music Centre to name but a few.

Arranging a visit to Horbury Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@accordmat.org.

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