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  • Job start date

    24 June 2023

  • Closing date

    23 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 May 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£47706 - £52659 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

Job summary:We are now accepting applications for a Vice Principal to join our Senior Leadership Team from September 2023 or January 2024.Vice PrincipalChapman WayEast Malling, KENT, ME19 6SDUnited KingdomL4 - L8 (£47,706 - £52,659)AET Wellbeing Cash Plan + Pension Scheme (TPS) + Additional AET BenefitsFull Time, PermanentJanuary or September StartAn outstanding senior leadership opportunity within a supportive and welcoming primary school. Come join an incredible SLT team and make a difference to our students!We are a one form primary and nursery school situated in one of the most beautiful areas of Kent, 30 seconds from the nearest bus stop, 5 minutes from the train station and within easy reach of Maidstone, Tonbridge and London. We serve our strong, supportive and welcoming local community and are committed to providing high quality teaching and learning for all of our pupils.We are now accepting applications for a Vice Principal to join our Senior Leadership Team from September 2023 or January 2024. We are looking for an outstanding teaching practitioner; someone with senior leadership experience and proactive, positive attitude. Within this role, you will be expected to work closely with the Principal to develop and communicate a shared educational vision that expresses the core values of the school and the wider trust, is responsive to the needs of the pupils, local community, and motivates and inspires others. You will use your initiative to support the teaching team in raising the aspirations of pupils, their families and all staff to foster the self-belief that all pupils who attend the Academy can achieve at the highest level. Finally, the Vice Principal will promote and drive forward the strategic approach of the Principal that focuses on pace and accelerated progress to bring about rapid and sustainable improvement.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:A modern, well equipped, award-winning building and large grounds.A school where we collaborate, share and support each other to make sure all children achieve their very best.A school with exciting and attractive learning environments.Well supported teachers who are committed to driving high standards.Significant opportunities to further your professional development, including National Professional Qualification courses available through our trustHappy, enthusiastic and well behaved children who will make you proud to be a senior leaderLeadership at our school is forward thinking - and the well-being and work-life balance of our teachers is very important. We give autonomy to teachers and welcome fresh ideas. We want you to give us your best and our non-negotiables are outstanding attainment and progress for every child, coupled with kindness and warm-heartedness.Come in and speak with us to discuss the above and shape the next stage of your career! To arrange, please email the Principal - Tamasin Springett onClosing date: Monday June 12th 2023Applications will be considered upon receipt so early applications are encouraged. Interviews are scheduled to take place as soon as possible.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. Apply today.Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates.

Commitment to safeguarding

Trust-wide Safeguarding Policies and Guidance

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About St James the Great Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
197 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

We pride ourselves on being a friendly, caring school with high expectations for all our pupils. Our children learn through a range of exciting learning opportunities both within and outside the classroom. The staff works hard to provide a stimulating environment where good behaviour and mutual respect is modelled by everyone and where everyone is valued.

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