Vice Principal - Quality of Education - Implementation

Reading Girls' School, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 7PY

Deadline is today

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    18 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    10 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

L18 - L22 £64,143 - £70,745

Vice Principal - Quality of Education - Implementation job summary

We are looking to appoint an inspirational and passionate Vice Principal: Quality of Education- Implementation to join our successful and expanding school.

Reading Girls’ School is a dynamic and welcoming community, serving the educational needs of girls from the ages of 11 to 16 from a diverse local community. Standards and progress are high, and it is performing at the ‘top 1% of all schools nationally’ (Department of Education, November 2019).

A focus on excellent teaching and learning is the driving force behind our success. Our students are polite and thoughtful individuals who play an active role in shaping and leading the school, through the Senior Student Leadership Team.

Our aim is a very clear one: to provide the best possible life-chances for every student. To that end, we challenge our students to the very edge of their academic capabilities whilst providing wrap-around support towards those goals.

You will find a refreshingly collaborative culture here, underpinned by respect and mutual trust. We are not afraid to challenge each other in an open, honest and supportive way. Teachers are genuinely recognised and valued.

We want someone to work closely with the Principal to ensure that the Quality of Education, in its implementation, enables students to make outstanding progress and achieve their ambitions.

The successful applicant will be able to:
• To provide high quality continuing professional development (CPD) provision for all

staff to ensure that that they are well qualified to deliver the highest quality learning

opportunities for our students and maximise the potential of all students and

encourages them to become enthusiastic and independent learners.
• To oversee the Early Teacher Career programme and ensure effective induction for new staff.
• To set clear routines and expectations for the behaviour of pupils across all classrooms

In addition, you will contribute to the development and delivery of the school and Trust vision and values as determined by The Thames Learning Trust.

We are committed to staff continuous professional development (CPD). Ofsted (November 2021) highlighted that “Leaders consistently prioritise the professional development of their staff. This includes a focus on making sure teachers have the most up-to-date and relevant specialist knowledge in their subject areas.”

We also offer a forward-thinking Employee Assistance Programme, Medical Cash Plan, Wider Wallet benefit hub, Eyecare Voucher Scheme, no lesson cover and generous non-teaching time allocation. As we are close to the centre of Reading, travel connections are first rate, with the M4 and M3 within easy reach, as well as the mainline railway station (with fast connections to London).

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About Reading Girls' School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
560 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Reading Girls’ School is a dynamic and welcoming community, serving the educational needs of girls from the ages of 11 to 16 from a diverse local community. Standards and progress are high, and it is performing at the ‘top 1% of all schools nationally’ (Department of Education, November 2019).

Arranging a visit to Reading Girls' School

Visits prior to application are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit, please contact, Ms Clacey jclacey@readinggirlsschool.net, PA to the Principal.

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