Vice Principal (maternity leave cover)

Kings Heath Primary Academy, Northampton, Northamptonshire


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £42,093 to £43,144
Leadership level Senior Leader

Job description

report and deputise effectively for the Principal when required to do so;
assist the Principal and governors in determining and managing a whole curriculum, in accordance with the abilities and needs of the pupils;
support and contribute to the school’s system for the review and evaluation of teaching and learning;
be an excellent classroom practitioner who can teach across the ability range and key stages;
monitor the raising of pupils’ standards of achievement and attainment;
work in partnership with the Principal and the Governing Body to ensure that sound management of finance, personnel and resources enables the school to offer best value for money;
contribute effectively as a member of the Senior Management Team; play a major role in the professional development of all staff and in the management of INSET;
lead and support staff in the management and development of their curricular responsibilities to promote high quality teaching and learning;
foster the development of a positive and supportive ethos for academic and social learning;
oversee the pastoral care, personal development and general behaviour of the school; and to help promote equality and diversity within the school;
display a high standard of professional behaviour and integrity at all times;
act as a team leader in the performance management system;
promote and develop a partnership with parents which recognises the worth of their contribution to their child’s education;
assist the Principal in the day-to-day running of the school; be involved in the organisation, planning and delivery of assemblies as and when necessary.

Essential educational requirements

Degree level education or equivalent

Essential qualifications

• Qualified teacher status
• Evidence of sustained participation in INSET/CPD

Essential skills and experience

• Competent in the use of ICT
• Team working skills
• Effective and adaptable communication and interpersonal skills
• Motivation and leadership skills
• Ability to promote and develop a vision for high quality education promoting inclusion, spiritual, moral and cultural development
• Demonstrate a determination and dedication to school improvement
• Fully supportive of the school’s commitment to the values of the church
• Fully supportive of the schools commitment to preparing learners for life in modern Britain
• A desire to allow each child the opportunity to fulfil their potential, both academically and on a personal level
• Commitment to equality of opportunity and raising achievement for all
• A willingness to provide extracurricular activities in line with the school’s commitment to an extended and enriched curriculum

Employee benefits

Continuous Professional Development
Cycle to Work Scheme

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 408 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Kings Heath Primary Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

School location

North Oval, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN5 7LN