Vice Principal

Lyndon School, Solihull, West Midlands

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Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 22 to Lead Practitioners range 26, £68,851 to £75,936

Job summary

Post: Vice Principal
Required: Easter 2020 (or sooner)
Salary: L22-L26

Join our friendly, thriving and supportive staff team at Lyndon, and you will be in a school where (as reported by OfSTED) ‘Leaders know their school well….their actions to improve the school are effective. Leaders think carefully about pupils’ welfare, take an innovative approach to make sure that they support pupils effectively, (and) have designed a coherent and broad curriculum…as a result, pupils’ progress at key stage 3 is strong’.
Lyndon is part of Summit Learning Trust comprising Lyndon itself, Ninestiles School, Cockshut Hill School, four primary schools and the Sixth Form College Solihull. The leadership team of Lyndon is progressive and has the vision, drive and support to lead the school on a journey of excellence, with staff that have a passion for teaching and learning. Join us and you will be part of an improving school with a strong team ethos. We believe in working collaboratively, sharing ideas and supporting each other to achieve great things.

Here at Lyndon School we aim to create opportunities and support achievement for our students and staff alike. Right now, we are looking for a dynamic and inspiring leader who is looking to step into the role of Vice Principal.

Join us, and you will be part of a fantastic leadership group. We believe in working collaboratively, sharing ideas and supporting each other to achieve great things, as we further develop innovative teaching and learning strategies. You should have a proven track record of school improvement which spans across several areas of the inspection framework. You will be able to demonstrate your passion for helping to develop a pro-active and supportive culture within the Senior Leadership Group, leading on current action research to inform best practice. Lyndon is an improving school and this is an exciting opportunity to support that journey of school improvement.

For a full description of the role and person specification, please see the accompanying documents.

Why work for us?
The Trust offers:
• High quality training and support; including external professional coaching.
• Opportunities to work across several schools
• Employee assistance programme
• Employee discount schemes

Essential educational requirements

Graduate

Essential qualifications

DCSF Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

• Successful relevant secondary teaching experience
• Successful experience of effecting improvement in 2 or more schools in varying contexts
• Successful team leadership experience with evidence of impact on standards

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1128 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Lyndon School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@summitlearningtrust.org.uk

About Lyndon School

Join our friendly, thriving and supportive staff team at Lyndon, and you will be in a school where (as reported by OfSTED) ‘Leaders know their school well….their actions to improve the school are effective. Leaders think carefully about pupils’ welfare, take an innovative approach to make sure that they support pupils effectively, (and) have designed a coherent and broad curriculum…as a result, pupils’ progress at key stage 3 is strong’.

School location

Daylesford Road, Solihull, West Midlands, B92 8EJ