Vice Principal - Special School

Mary Rose Academy, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO4 8GT

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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    28 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership L16-20

Vice Principal - Special School job summary

Exciting Leadership Opportunity!

As part of Solent Academies Trust, Mary Rose Academy, is an ‘Outstanding Specialist Sports College’ for pupils aged 2-19 years, with severe, complex and profound learning difficulties and additional needs, including pupils with physical disabilities.

We are seeking to appoint a talented, dynamic and forward-thinking Vice Principal for our exceptional school. You will be enthusiastic about challenge, have high expectations, lots of energy and committed to working with children with severe and complex learning difficulties, to ensure they achieve their very best.

The Vice Principal plays an important role in the overall leadership and management of the school. We are looking for an experienced leader who is an exceptional practitioner with a proven track record of securing excellent outcomes for pupils. The successful candidate will have the highest standards of themselves and display an authenticity that builds trust and maintains excellent relationships with others. You will offer thoughtful and considered contributions to whole school leadership and be able to drive forward improvement in your areas of whole school responsibility through intelligent thinking, methodical implementation, and effective evaluation. You will strike the very careful balance between offering highly effective support and development to those that you lead, alongside providing rigorous challenge and accountability. The unique nature of working at Mary Rose Academy means the successful candidate will need to be highly flexible and will thrive on working in a fast-paced environment where no two days are the same!

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About Mary Rose Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
179 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Contact phone number

We are a special school for 181 pupils aged 2-19 years, situated across three sites in Portsmouth. We provide a highly specialist, personalised curriculum for young people with the most profound, severe and complex learning difficulties. In addition, the majority of pupils have co-occurring needs including: Autism Spectrum Condition, severe physical disabilities and highly complex medical conditions.

At Mary Rose our vision is to empower our community, within and beyond Mary Rose to achieve great things; experience awe and wonder and to have our voices heard, now and for the future.

We seek to prepare every member of our community for the next significant phase in their lives, whatever that might be, at every age and stage, putting our pupils and their families at the very core of all that we do.

Arranging a visit to Mary Rose Academy

To visit Mary Rose Academy, please contact the Administration Office on 02392852330.

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