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Assistant Principal and Regional Lead

Orchard Hill College, Wyvern HouseHillingdon

Hours: Full Time - 40 weeks per year

Location: Wyvern House, Uxbridge, UB8 2XN

Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of adults with SEND? An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Principal. We are looking for an inspirational and dynamic candidate with a proven track record of success to join our Senior Leadership Team. 

Orchard Hill College is an Outstanding specialist college. The college offers life-changing opportunities to students with a range of abilities in the heart of their communities. It is a unique and rewarding place to work and has both a broad range of students and a dynamic and supportive staff team. 

We operate out of centres across London and Surrey. The college are experts in the sector, leading the way with cutting edge, creative and innovative approaches, recently receiving a Natspec Award for Curriculum Innovation.  

As Assistant Principal and Regional Lead you will be responsible for managing the operations of the college centre within your specified Regional Hub. It is an exciting time to join the team at Wyvern House as the building is undergoing developments to increase vocational opportunities for students. You will liaise with Local Authorities within your region to build relationships and facilitate enrolments. You will have a key role in managing the personnel within the centres including multi-disciplinary teams to ensure a high performance culture and excellent student outcomes. This will include conducting performance appraisals and carrying out Teacher Evaluation Schedules (TES), for which training will be provided. 

This is a strategic role working in collaboration with the Senior Leadership Team and you will take a cross college lead on a particular area of expertise.

You will hold QTS or QTLS, have significant experience of good/outstanding teaching of students who have SEND, and successful track record of leadership and management responsibility.

There are many benefits to embarking on a career with us including: comprehensive in-house training, defined benefits pension scheme, family friendly policies, membership to Perkbox, Employee Assistance Programme and more.

To apply for this role, please complete the application form on the TES website.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date: 8am on Monday 4th October 2021

Interview Date: Wednesday 6th October 2021

This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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