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Assistant Principal

Parkwood Hall Co-operative AcademyKent

Looking for the opportunity to make a real difference to children’s lives?

Are you:

  • Ambitious, motivated, and ready to drive change?
  • Do you thrive in the fast-paced teaching focused environment?
  • Passionate about children’s learning?
  • Innovative, creative and enthusiastic?
  • Will work effectively as part of a team within the classroom and throughout school?

If so, we are currently recruiting an Assistant Principal to lead one of our Learning Pathways.

Parkwood Hall is a residential and day school for pupils aged 8-19 years with moderate to severe learning difficulties and other complex needs including autism and language difficulties. We are passionate about creating a culture of wellbeing where all staff and pupils are valued and supported so that we can all ‘grow, learn and flourish.’

Parkwood Hall aims to provide an outstanding and supportive learning environment which challenges students to achieve success. The core learning values, which are at the centre of the curriculum, focus upon developing the student’s resilience and ability to make informed life choices.

We believe that innovative, quality teaching lies at the heart of everything we do, as a Learning Pathway Lead, you will be involved in enhancing the quality of teaching in general. You will have the leadership skills to motivate, inspire and be an exceptional role-model for members of staff at all levels. We believe that to be that role-model for best practice, all leaders should be exceptional teachers, so the role will be class-based, with enough release time each week to develop whole school initiatives.

All posts are subject to references, enhanced clearance from the DBS. Application forms and information can be found at

Parkwood Hall Co-operative Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

We welcome applicants from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and DBS Disclosure is required.

Closing date: Midnight 17 April 2021

Interview date: Thursday 20 April 2021

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