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This job expired on 4 October 2023

  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    4 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Leadership Scale 19 - 22

What skills and experience we're looking for

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.

What the school offers its staff

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:

  • Working collaboratively to find solutions

  • 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

  • Clear, consistent, timely communication in an organised way

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

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)
medical
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 The Stourport High School and Sixth Form College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1127 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01562 542574

Stourport High School & VIth Form College is committed to:
- building a learning community
- strong curriculum strategy
- consistently good teaching
- a culture of kindness and care
- collaboration with our wider school community

Being part of Severn Academies Educational Trust enables collaboration with best practices across our schools. The Trust is committed to harnessing talent and developing its people and there may be an opportunity to undertake further training and development in related disciplines. There may also be flexibility to work across other settings within the trust, for the right candidate.

Arranging a visit to The Stourport High School and Sixth Form College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@saet.co.uk.

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