This job expired on 21 May 2024

  • Closing date

    21 May 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    16 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£76,752.00 - £84,391.00 Annually (Actual) OAT Leadership Scale Point 20 - 24

Vice Principal - Quality of Education job summary

Are you an inspiring leader with a passion for education? Do you have the drive to make a lasting impact in a vibrant school community?

Ormiston Park Academy are thrilled to present the opportunity for a dedicated and experienced Vice Principal to join our dynamic team.

As Vice Principal, you will play a pivotal role in the strategic leadership and management of the academy. Working closely with the Principal, you will help drive our mission to provide outstanding education and foster a culture of high expectations and continuous improvement. Ormiston Park Academy is part of the Ormiston Academies Trust, giving staff access to a wide network of support and all the additional benefits being part of a large trust bring.

Ormiston Park Academy is a small (710) but growing and highly aspirational co-educational secondary school based in Aveley, Essex, for students aged 11-19.

Our vision of ‘Believe and Achieve’ underpins all aspects of academy life in our impressive, well-resourced buildings and grounds.

The school officially reopened as an academy in 2009 and we are sponsored by the Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT). OAT is one of the largest and longest standing trusts in the school system and is guided by our founder, Peter Murray’s belief that every child deserves the chance to thrive.

Our schools are located across a diverse range of communities, each with its own unique character, strengths and challenges. Joining the OAT family means embracing a community that values collaboration, professional growth, and the pursuit of excellence. We strive to provide an exceptional working environment where all our staff can thrive and make a meaningful difference in the lives of our pupils.

Please see the Job Description attached for full details of the position.

If you would like to ask any questions or to arrange a time to visit the Academy, please contact Sally Spraggon, PA to the Principal and Vice Principal on 01708 865180 or sspraggon@ormistonpark.org.uk

Please note that the closing date is Tuesday 21 May 2024 but early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should a suitable candidate be found.

Ormiston Park Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Ormiston Academies Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Flexible working opportunities will be considered.

All successful appointments will be subject to suitability checks in accordance with KCSIE, including identity, Right to Work, qualifications, online searches, prohibition check, two references and enhanced DBS check including Children’s Barred List.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. Guidance on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, which provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions, can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Ormiston Park Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
694 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Ormiston Park is a small but growing 11-16 Academy. Our vision of ‘Believe and Achieve’ underpins all aspects of academy life in our impressive, well-resourced buildings and grounds. You will join a caring and committed body of staff and enjoy working with friendly and enthusiastic students of whom we are extremely proud. You will play a vital role in providing the highest quality provision, impacting positively on outcomes for our students, ensuring aspirations become reality. Ormiston Park Academy having received our Good judgement in 2017, is now on the journey to Outstanding by 2020.

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