Assistant Principal, Enfield

Closing date:Expiring soon

Lea Valley AcademyEnfield

Date posted:
Start date: Easter 2019 or September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L15-19
Contract term: Permanent

Lea Valley is an 11-19 academy with 1200 students on roll. A new Principal commenced in role in September 2018 and the academy is on a transformational  journey; this is an exciting time to join our team and to be part of building a beacon of educational excellence.

We are looking to appoint an inspirational Assistant Principal who shares our belief in the highest standards of academic attainment in a comprehensive setting and who has the drive and experience to help lead the academy rapidly on its journey to outstanding. As Assistant Principal, they will be responsible for leading on a range of strategic responsibilities and may include monitoring of standards, tracking and analysis of results/data, behaviour management and achievement.

The successful candidate will:

 Be an outstanding teacher and leader

 Assist the Principal in the strategic direction and development of the academy

 Have experience of prior successful leadership leading a faculty, pastoral team or a significant

whole school responsibility

 Lead and manage staff with credibility and due diligence

 Be committed to the academy’s ethos of high expectations and high aspirations

 Possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of the community we serve

 Have the ability to develop the leadership skills of others

 Have strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

They will have the opportunity to:

 Play a significant role in the development of Lea Valley Academy

 Be centrally involved in the overall leadership and management of the academy and will help establish a school culture that is both nurturing and ambitious

 Join the Cedars Learning Trust and receive comprehensive CPD through the school and associated networks

If you are seeking a challenging and highly rewarding position where you enrich the lives of the students who attend Lea Valley Academy, then we want to hear from you.

For a candidate information pack and a confidential/informal discussion, please contact Mrs J Williams on 01992 704625 or Visits to Lea Valley Academy are strongly encouraged and can be booked through Mrs J Williams. Please include a supporting statement with your application of no more than two pages of A4, outlining how your knowledge, skills and experiences to date have prepared you effectively for the role of Assistant Principal at Lea Valley Academy.

Location : Enfield, North London

Reporting to : Principal (Day to day management overseen by Vice Principal)

Tour : Monday 11th February at 1.45pm or Thursday 14th February at 9.00am (please book)

Start Date : Easter 2019 or September 2019

Deadline : Friday 22nd February 2019 (9am)

Interview Date : 26th and 27th February 2019

Salary : L15-L19

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Lea Valley Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Bullsmoor Lane, Enfield, Middlesex, EN3 6TW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1992 763 666
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Lea Valley is a successful school that sets high standards and expectations for all students and staff and prides itself on making a difference to the lives of young people. We have an unwavering belief that by challenging ourselves and each other, w...