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  • Closing date

    3 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Pay Spine

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Support the Principal in delivery of the school vision, for all learners.
  • Ensure our vision for the Academy is implemented across the pastoral provision, particularly regarding behaviour and safety, safeguarding, early help, tutorial provision, SEND, attendance, admissions and praisesystems.
  • Ensure that student’s character is developed through the pastoral provision on offer.
  • Lead the drive for continued improvement in the quality of and compliance with the Academy uniform.
  • Design a pastoral curriculum which will make a positive impact on students’ progress and achievement, and their engagement in, and enjoyment of learning.
  • Working with the other Vice Principal, lead, manage, co-ordinate and evaluate whole Academy monitoring, evaluation and review to ensure the highest standards of teaching and learning, attainment, progress and behaviour
  • Oversee the process of drawing together priorities for development from external reports, self-evaluation and performance management into an effective plan for training and development.
  • Leadership of the Pastoral teams, SENDCO and team, Internal Exclusion Team, Wellbeing, Safeguarding, Tutors, and Attendance/Admission teams
  • Overseeing the holistic approach in addressing all the complex needs and requirements for Looked After Children (LAC)
  • Create and maintain an agenda of aspiration and achievement for the Academy, working with staff to do so.
  • Contribute to the development and review of all strategic plans and policies within the Academy.
  • Liaise closely with parents regarding pupil progress and behaviour and deal with any issues that develop in relation to student welfare.
  • Provide a consistent team approach to routine and behaviour/ethos matters, including Academy Leadership Team duties.
  • Leadership of effective external relationships with community and other stakeholders

What the school offers its staff

  • A welcoming environment
  • Professional, hardworking and motivated team of teachers and support staff committed to developing and raising standards.
  • Development opportunities within our academy and investment in your professional development and future career.

Commitment to safeguarding

Huish Episcopi Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

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About Huish Episcopi Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1440 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Huish Episcopi Academy is a very successful, oversubscribed 11-18 school serving a large rural area of Somerset. The Academy prides itself on high academic achievement for all students, excellent standards of respect and behaviour in addition to outstanding teaching facilities and resources.

Arranging a visit to Huish Episcopi Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email haileycoombes@hea.ac.uk.

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