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  • Closing date

    22 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    2 February 2024

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ARK LEADERSHIP POINT 16 £78,464 - ARK LEADERSHIP POINT 20 £85,499

Vice Principal job summary

Required from 1 September 2024 or May/June 2024

 

Location: Putney, Southwest London

Salary: Ark Leadership points 16-20 £78,464 - £85,499

Working pattern: Full time

Contract: Permanent

 

About the role:

We are seeking to appoint a Vice Principal.  You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the school, alongside the Executive Principal and other members of the SLT.

Your role and specific responsibilities will be agreed annually and will change, to allow you the opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of academy’s leadership in preparation for promotion. You will have the opportunity to lead on such areas as curriculum development, systems and procedures, timetabling, monitoring standards and teacher effectiveness, tracking and analysis of results/data, behaviour management, external relations and community links, staff development, training and induction.

 

In this instance, experience of safeguarding at DSL level and pastoral care is  preferred.

 

You will:

  • Have experience at Deputy Head level (or equivalent).
  • Have led, or significantly contributed to, the success of a school through its leadership, ethos, teaching and learning and results.
  • Be experienced in leading a team.
  • Be committed to safeguarding all students.
  • Understand how to improve and sustain an effective behaviour policy.
  • Show demonstrable commitment to raising attainment of all students.
  • Be able to use data to inform decision making and diagnose weaknesses that need addressing.

About our school:

Ark Putney Academy opened in September 2012 as part of the Ark network in the London Borough of Wandsworth.  We’re a mixed school with 885 students, ranging from year 7 through to sixth form.  We adopt a holistic view to educating young people. Through our commitment to inclusion, equality and attainment, we prepare every student to be a pillar of any community.

 

In our 2022 Ofsted inspection we were rated ‘Good’ in every category with real strengths in teaching and learning, curriculum breadth and personal development.

 

We offer:

  • Tailored professional development based on the needs of the teacher and department to ensure everyone achieves their full potential.
  • We take the wellbeing of our staff seriously as we recognise that teaching can be a challenging profession. Therefore, staff receive regular rewards and recognition for effort.

Click here to view the job description: Vice Principal.pdf

To apply please visit www.arkputney.org/vacancies

 

Closing date for applications is 9.00am on Thursday 22 February

Interviews will take place on Thursday 29 February

The academy reserves the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applicants.

 

Find out more about us by visiting www.arkputney.org. For questions about the position or an informal discussion, please contact the Principal, Alison Downey at  a.downey@arkputneyacademy.org. For any other queries regarding your application, please contact Julie Rickard, Principal’s PA at j.rickard@arkputneyacademy.org

 

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. To meet this responsibility, its academies follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants.   Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment - this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred. To read more about Ark’s safer recruitment process, please click this link. 

 

We aim to build a diverse and inclusive organisation where everyone – staff and students – can do their best work and achieve their full potential.  We want to reflect and represent diverse perspectives across our organisation because we know that doing so will make us stronger and more effective. To know more about Ark’s diversity and inclusion commitments, please click this link

 

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement for the role.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commitment to safeguarding

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies.

Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment - this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred.

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About Ark Putney Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
940 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Ark Putney Academy opened in September 2012 as part of the Ark network in the London Borough of Wandsworth. We’re a mixed school with 950 students, ranging from year 7 through to sixth form. Our student body is diverse and we celebrate all backgrounds and cultures. We have a strong ethos, results are excellent and every year we send large numbers of students to some of the best universites, including Oxbridge.

We adopt a holistic view to educating young people. Through our commitment to inclusion, equality and attainment, we prepare every student to be a pillar of any community.

In our 2022 OFSTED inspection we were rated ‘Good’ in every category.

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