Vice Principal

Lord Grey Academy, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £63,976 to £70,557

Job summary

Vice Principal - Curriculum

TLT - L19-L23
(£63,976 - £70,557)

Required for September 2020

Lord Grey Academy is a rapidly developing, large secondary school in Bletchley, Milton Keynes and is part of the successful Tove Learning Trust. We are seeking to appoint a Vice Principal to join our team as we travel further along our journey to provide the best education for our amazing students.

The completed application form and a covering letter should be submitted to Human Resources at Lord Grey or emailed to hr@lordgrey.org.uk by 9am on 24th February 2020. Details on how to apply for this post are in the How to Apply Section of the booklet. We encourage pre-application visits.

Why choose Lord Grey Academy?
• Culture of high expectations and a strong belief that all can achieve
• Very clear routines for learning so that teachers can teach and students can learn
• Culture of support and feedback for staff
• Highly visible student-centred Leadership Team
• Positive, supportive and friendly colleagues
• Weekly CPD and regular opportunities to benefit from working with other schools in the Trust.

The right candidate will be totally aligned to our values of encouraging all students to be ambitious, determined, independent, respectful and successful and completely committed to promoting our mantra of Lord Grey Can!

A lesson observation and a formal interview will form the selection criteria.

A candidate information booklet and application form are available on the vacancies section of Lord Grey Academy’s website:
http://www.lordgrey.org.uk/general-information/vacancies/

Please note the application form is available on the right hand side of the above link.

Completed application form and covering letter should be submitted to Human Resources at Lord Grey Academy or emailed to hr@lordgrey.org.uk by 9am on 24th February 2020.

Only successfully short listed candidates will be contacted.

Join an Academy on a rapid journey of improvement as part of a highly supportive and growing MAT. Lord Grey joined Tove Learning Trust in April 2018 and is situated in Bletchley on the outskirts of the growing city of Milton Keynes. The right candidate will join us on our exciting journey to providing a great education for our amazing students as we prepare them for adult life. There is a great team to work with who are already on the path to making changes that will shape the future of the Academy.

Tove Learning Trust
The trust is committed to ensuring that all students achieve as highly as possible and we work hard to offer stimulating environments that enable every learner to progress and flourish. We have a small central team and a committed Board of Trustees that are focused on delivering outstanding outcomes. We aim to have academies that are excellent communities of learning where students thrive on success. There are seven secondary schools and one primary school in this growing Trust.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding children. The successful applicant will require an enhanced DBS check.

Essential educational requirements

Good honours degree
Qualified Teacher Status
Further relevant professional training including evidence of preparing for senior leadership
Further study, e.g. NCSL programme

Essential qualifications

Good honours degree
Qualified Teacher Status
Further relevant professional training including evidence of preparing for senior leadership
Further study, e.g. NCSL programme

Essential skills and experience

Well informed about current developments and initiatives in education.
Understanding of use of data to monitor student progress and assessment tools to monitor teaching and learning
Understanding of barriers to learning, ways of motivating people and strategies to address underachievement
At least 7 years of highly successful teaching experience
At least 3 years of senior leadership experience with significant line management responsibility
Implementing improvement plans, identifying priorities and evaluating impact
Identifying excellent classroom practice to enable teachers to improve through effective feedback

Please visit the school website for a full job description.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1452 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Lord Grey Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email hr@lordgrey.org.uk

About Lord Grey Academy

School location

Rickley Lane, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK3 6EW