Vice Principal, Teaching and Learning

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Type of Position:Vice Principal
Subject:Leadership
Salary:L18-L22
Start Date:September 2019
Closing Date: Monday 25 March 2019

Westminster Academy is an Outstanding International Business and Enterprise academy serving a multi-ethnic community in Central London. At Westminster Academy we believe that ‘education is success’. By providing our students with a world class education, we prepare them to be competitive on the international stage. The Academy has gained national recognition for its work to improve outcomes for our students, our personalised curriculum, and aspirational and inclusive vision.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our vibrant and thriving academy for an outstanding Vice Principal who is inspirational, dynamic, innovative and ready for the challenge of joining an exceptional senior leadership team in an academy that is situated in one of the most deprived constituencies in the country, where 44% of children are living below the official poverty line. We are making a genuine difference to the young people in our community. Your passion for Teaching and Learning should be the driving factor behind your portfolio of excellent results. We are searching for an applicant who is well qualified, driven, ambitious for Headship within the next three to four years and has the ability to hit the ground running. This leadership role will be primarily responsible for Teaching and Learning across the Academy, but a strong vision and evidence of exciting and creative leadership are essential.

Are you that special leader? We are seeking:

  • Strategic focus and vision, and an absolute focus on raising educational standards   

  • A consistent drive to improve on the quality of teaching and learning

  • A leader who is instrumental in setting high expectations for self and others and the ability to create, develop and lead high performing teams

  • An exceptional track record of raising standards and attainment, and your personal qualities will align with our ethos and values

  • A measured risk taker

  • An infectious passion for learning and success

  • An ambitious, inspirational and enthusiastic leader who has the ability to motivate others

What we offer:

  • A key leadership role in a unique and high performing Academy

  • An innovative educational concept

  • An excellent programme of continuing professional development

  • The opportunity to develop personally and professionally

  • The chance to shape the future of the academy

  • The opportunity to work with a talented group of teachers and leaders

  • The opportunity to work with an ambitious group of students

  • An excellent staff wellbeing programme, including access to a gym, Perkbox, and weekly fitness sessions

  • Experience in a unique academy working with autonomy, supported by committed and dedicated sponsors

To find out more and to apply please visit: https://westminsteracademy.our-careers.co.uk/  All completed applications should be returned to westminsteracademy@propelo.co.uk. Westminster Academy is working in partnership with Propelo to recruit to this leadership role. For an informal conversation (in complete confidence) please contact Corrina O’Beirne on 01273 222 877 or James Sturdy on 01904 567818.

Closing date:        25 March 2019  

Interview dates:    01 April and 02 April 2019

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