As a result of the growth of Walton High,
we are seeking to appoint a forward-thinking and inspirational colleague to
join our Senior Leadership Team from January 2024.
The new Vice Principal will be
instrumental in the strategic leadership, management and further development of
opened in 1999 with 120 Year 8 students.
Since then the school has grown significantly and now has over 2,000
students on roll, including 300+ Post 16.
The school has an excellent reputation and is consistently
In November 2016, Walton High expanded onto a second campus at
Brooklands which is only two and half miles from the original Walnut Tree
Campus. Each campus now has over 1,500
students in Years 7-11 and a considerable Post-16.
The successful candidate will work across
all aspects of the school to create a common vision, being instrumental in
making Walton High a truly exceptional place to learn and work.
The person will be an excellent leader
who is ready for a new challenge; they will also be keen to make a difference
for all students in a truly comprehensive setting. They will be an engaging, visible leader, one
who will win the respect of staff, students and parents. The person appointed will be able to
demonstrate strategic leadership and management skills and have the drive and
ambition to take Walton High through its next stage of development. Above all the person will be energetic,
resilient and good humoured.
In return, the successful candidate will
be given the opportunity to join a dedicated and experienced Senior Leadership
team who, together with the Governing Body, will provide them with outstanding
professional support. They will help
lead and shape a supportive and dedicated team of teachers and support staff
who take great pride in their work, constantly seek new opportunities to
develop their expertise and always put the academic and pastoral wellbeing of
those within their care as their primary focus. Use of Academy Facilities (Including a Gym and onsite Car parking), Weekly Boot Camp sessions. Teachers Pension Scheme, Benenden Health membership.
If you would like to arrange a visit to
the school prior to applying for the post (or a confidential discussion, please
contact the Trust’s HR Manager, Gavin Walsh, at email@example.com.
Interview s to be held w/c Wednesday 11 October 2023.
We are committed to safeguarding and
promoting the welfare of children and follow safer recruitment practices. All
appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.
MKET is committed to ensuring that all our children and young people are safe and feel safe; that children, parents and carers, and staff are able to talk about any safeguarding concerns and feel assured that they will be listened to; and that all staff and volunteers are aware of and implement safeguarding procedures and guidance, including what to do if they suspect a child or young person may be experiencing, or at risk of, harm. We expect everyone who works in our school to share this commitment.
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