Vice Principal - Quality of Teaching

Unity City Academy, Middlesbrough


Job details

Subjects Other, Other, Other
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 18 to Lead Practitioners range 22, £62,426 to £68,851

Job description

Inspire their remarkable with us

Unity City Academy is an 11-16 Academy and proud to be part of the Academies Enterprise Trust family of schools. We are within easy access from Middlesbrough and the Tees Valley and close to the A19 motorway. We take from a very diverse catchment area which means that our students are at the heart of everything we do, and we challenge and support them to achieve their full potential. You will find our students to be engaging, proud to live in and give back to their community and are ready to learn – all we need is you!

Inspirational leadership is a remarkable thing, and that is exactly what we are looking for in our Vice Principal. You will have overall responsibility for the curriculum at the Academy, working closely with the Principal to ensure that rigorous accountability structures offer appropriate support and challenge.

In addition, you will share in the leadership and the corporate responsibility of the school and assist the Principal in ensuring high quality education and outcomes for all students, continuous school improvement and ongoing staff development.

We are looking for:

The right person who can add value to an ambitious and forward thinking Senior Leadership Team
Senior Leadership experience or significant middle leadership experience
Vision, drive and flair as you join a team of staff that values are student centred
The ability to consult, devise, communicate, implement, monitor and evaluate school improvement with a relentless focus on student outcomes
Relevant qualifications and a record of professional development (both formal and through appropriate experience) to meet the challenge of the job specification
A genuine commitment to making a positive contribution to the Academy and creating an ethos in which students feel secure and valued
A proven record of raising and maintaining standards
We passionately believe that every child can discover their own remarkable life. It’s what motivates us around here. We know this vision requires something extra. Which is why at AET, you’ll find more. More opportunities, so you can forge your own path. More care and support, so you can prioritise what matters most. More purpose, for you and for the children we’re inspiring.

We offer:

More like minded colleagues, so you can benefit from others’ experience - You’re connected to our network of 58 academies and thousands of education professionals.
More opportunities, so you can forge your own path - As a large and expanding multi academy trust, there are ample opportunities for development and new experiences.
More hands on support, so you can get on with what matters most - Expert operations support removes headaches, allowing you to focus on the children.
More technology so you can make more impact - G Suite for Education embedded throughout. Collaborative cloud technology gives you access to the latest tools, when and where it suits you. More tech enabled classrooms mean less time spent on admin and more time teaching.
More time - We strive to minimise unnecessary distractions so you can have energy for your job, and your life.
Closing date Tuesday 31 March 2020

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s. Come inspire their remarkable with us, apply today.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Co-headship, job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements. Please visit our website for further details.

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 719 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Unity City Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

School location

Ormesby Road, Middlesbrough, TS3 8RE