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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    28 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Pay Scale 18-22

What skills and experience we're looking for

Our opportunity:

We wish to appoint an exceptional Vice Principal whose role will be to ensure that no student is ‘left behind’ and that all students, including the most vulnerable are engaged, attending school and are learning. The post holder will make a significant contribution to the development and direction of the academy so that all students have the best possible care, have access to a broad and balanced curriculum and achieve the highest standards of behaviour and attendance, in line with the ethos of the academy. The Vice Principal Inclusion role is critical to the success of the academy in achieving outstanding outcomes for students across all key stages and in all aspects of their work. It is the responsibility of the post holder to ensure that student’s daily experience is a safe, enriching and rewarding one in which they can flourish as individuals due to the systems and structures in place. Leading Inclusion is foundational to this role as the post holder will act as a model of outstanding teaching and learning practice as well as an inspirational leader.

We are looking for a leader who:

  • Is a talented professional who wants to provide every student with a great education and real choices in life, regardless of their background.
  • Is committed to raising and maintaining standards in the academy and supporting student behaviour and well-being.
  • Is enthusiastic and has passion to ensure that the needs of all students are met.
  • Has vision, drive and flair as you join our supportive and forward thinking staff team.
  • Has a genuine commitment to making a positive contribution to Yewlands Academy and its community.

What the school offers its staff

The role will focus upon:

  • Long and short term strategic planning for the academy, anticipating needs and responding to developments both in the local community and in a national context.
  • Creating a culture of constant improvement within a collaborative professional learning environment.
  • Being an inspirational leader, committed to the highest achievement for all in every area of the academy’s work.

  • Leading the academy’s delivery of all aspects of inclusive Practice (including, but not limited to): SEND, attendance and safeguarding.
  • Being accountable for student welfare and wellbeing, contacting parents, carers, colleagues and the full range of other agencies as necessary and ensuring accurate and effective pupil records are maintained.
  • Capturing and sharing best practice with colleagues.

We can offer:

  • A hardworking and enthusiastic senior leadership team.
  • An excellent learning environment.
  • Fantastic students.
  • High quality professional development and support.
  • Opportunities to work with colleagues across an ambitious and forward-thinking.

2-18+ Sheffield Trust.

A chance to make a real difference to the lives of children

Further details about the role

If you do want to find out more please arrange an informal chat with our Operations Lead, Mrs Jenny Holmshaw, by email JHolmshaw@brigantiatrust.net

To request an information pack please contact Brigantia Human Resources, by email recruitment@brigantiatrust.net

Closing date for applications is Friday 28 April at 12pm.

Interviews to take place on a rolling basis

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About Yewlands Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
877 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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Arranging a visit to Yewlands Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@brigantiatrust.net.

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