Stourport High School is built on three values that provide the nurturing conditions for our students to thrive in. Kindness is both celebrated and nurtured amongst our pupils and staff; we show each other respect and support determination through strong pastoral and academic systems.
The post of Vice Principal is one of two in the structure, alongside the Vice Principal School Improvement and Raising Standards, reporting to the Principal. This team is responsible for the effective strategic leadership and operation of the school according to its mission and values; candidates with strong pastoral leadership experience would complement the existing team, but is not essential as training and development opportunities can be provided.
For candidates aspiring to headship, being part of Severn Academies Educational Trust enables collaboration with best practice across our schools. As part of our commitment to harnessing talent and developing people, candidates considering headship will be supported to undertake the NPQH, including leadership coaching from experienced headteachers and senior leaders across the trust, growing the next generation of brilliant school leaders.
The Senior Leadership Team at Stourport High School & VIth Form College have agreed on a way of working that is conducive to team growth and development. The team aspire to:
Respecting and reflecting on different perspectives and areas of strengths from the team members
Holding each other accountable when required, in a way which helps everyone to grow
Role modelling collegiality
Stourport High School & VIth Form College is on a journey of improvement, with a focus on:
building a learning community
strong curriculum strategy
consistently good teaching
a culture of kindness and care
collaboration with our wider school community
The school is well-positioned to move forward at pace, with a team dedicated to delivering outstanding professional teaching and learning to meet and exceed the needs of the students in our care.
For further details of the post, please refer to the applicant guide available.
Other benefits include:
Generous Occupational Pension
Free confidential Employee Health and Well-being service including access to counselling support
Free confidential employee helpline 24/7
Incremental pay progression and cost of living increases in line with government policy
Flexible working arrangements to support colleagues with work-life balance.
Salary Sacrifice Scheme for an electric company car
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