Vice Principal – Quality of Education ‘Curriculum’

Winton Academy, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH10 4HT

2 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    19 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 May 2022

Job details

Contract type



Highly Competitive

Vice Principal – Quality of Education ‘Curriculum’ job summary

We are looking to appoint an outstanding, ambitious and highly skilled leader to the position of Vice Principal. We are looking for a conscientious, dedicated team player who has excellent experience, knowledge and a passion for leadership with the ability to enthuse students and staff as we drive for continuous improvement.

The Vice Principal post will allow the successful candidate to be part of a highly effective, ambitious and motivated leadership team with the drive and commitment in defining and articulating the vision and shared values at the Academies. Alongside this, the successful candidate will lead on other senior responsibilities according to experience and skill set and will ensure that leadership is developed at all levels, with creativity, autonomy and innovation positively encouraged.

Glenmoor and Winton Academies are two outstanding Academies and the highest performing nonselective schools in Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch. Furthermore, Glenmoor and Winton Academies are incredibly proud to be a Teaching School and Behaviour Hub. Winton Academy was inspected by Ofsted in December 2018 and was graded outstanding in all areas. Glenmoor was inspected in June 2019 and was also graded outstanding in all areas. ‘The quality of teaching is consistently high across all subjects and for all groups of pupils’. (Ofsted 2019).

The Academies are fully committed to the development of colleagues, with a high-quality induction programme and a multitude of ongoing professional development opportunities both within the Academies and the wider Multi Academy Trust.
Glenmoor and Winton Academies are part of United Learning, a successful and driven Multi-Academy Trust which is fully committed to making a difference to the lives and life chances of the young people and the communities they serve. As a long-established group of schools, stretching from the North West to the South Coast, one of the many benefits of joining United Learning, is the breadth and depth of resources and support available. With a shared curriculum, subject advisors, a national pool of peers, coaching, mentoring and individual CPD plans, opportunities to develop are plenty. The strength of our group is determined by our people, which is why we seek to recruit and support the very best educators, with the skills and enthusiasm to inspire our young people. We believe that diversity drives innovation and are determined to build a culture where difference is valued and celebrated. In creating a workforce that reflects the communities we serve, we are committed to continuing to improve the diversity of staff within each of our schools and central teams. United Learning has also teamed up with ‘Perkbox’ to provide employees with a great selection of flexible rewards including salary sacrifice schemes and access to a variety of retail discounts.

The successful candidate will:
• Be a highly skilled and inspirational classroom practitioner who models effective pedagogical practice
• Have a proven track record of raising standards within curriculum development
• Have a proven track record in developing and reviewing curriculum and assessment planning
• Be passionate about learning and the wider curriculum
• Lead and inspire others within the wider curriculum
• Be committed to own professional development
• Be committed to improving the life chances of our young people and supporting them to become well rounded citizens
The Academies value diversity and inclusion and are committed to creating and sustaining a more diverse workforce. We welcome applications from professionals of minority ethnic origin and from majority ethnic professionals who share our commitment to inclusion and diversity.
If you would like a tour of the Academies or gain further information about this exciting post please do not hesitate to contact Di Cripps (PA to the Principal) at who will be happy to organise a tour and meeting with the Principal at your convenience.

Closing date: 19th May
Interviews: 26th May

The Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, therefore all applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. To comply with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, all prospective employees will be required to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK.

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Closing date: 19 May 2022

Interviews: 26 May 2022

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About Winton Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
936 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01202 527818

Winton Academy is an 11-16 high performing school situated in the beautiful coastal town of Bournemouth. Winton is an all boys secondary school which is co-located with Glenmoor Academy.
Glenmoor and Winton Academies are the highest performing schools in Bournemouth and have recently been graded outstanding by Ofsted in all areas.

Arranging a visit to Winton Academy

If you would like a tour of the Academies or gain further information about this exciting post please do not hesitate to contact Di Cripps (PA to the Principal) at who will be happy to organise a tour and meeting with the Principal at your convenience.

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