Deputy Principal- Safeguarding and Care, Kent

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Parkwood Hall Co-operative AcademyKent

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary L16 – 20 Plus non- resident allowance £6,907
Contract term: Permanent

"Develop your career through growth in personal and social learning”
A rare opportunity presents itself in this vacancy to work in this genuinely unique day and residential school for students with moderate to severe learning difficulties. For confident but caring leaders interested in developing and broadening their careers, the Deputy Principal’s role for safeguarding and residential provision is a great career move.

Located in 78 acres of woodland in north-west Kent, Parkwood Hall is run on the cooperative values of honesty, openness, social responsibility and caring for others. Housed in adapted and modernised Victorian buildings, facilities offer good scope to design and deliver the highly specialised and holistic curriculum, we ensure that all the professionals working with and on behalf of the students do so in a fully integrated manner.

With a passion to make the learning exciting and work well in this setting, your work with the leadership team  to drive the school’s vision to maximise the potential offered by the curriculum, grounds and academy freedoms is sought.

Advantages include:

  • Good, well-maintained facilities with scope for further development
  • Effective safeguarding with the support of a student liaison manager
  • Opportunity to develop the residential and respite offer
  • Experienced staff including those with specialist expertise and therapists
  • Ongoing demand for student places both day and residential


If the challenge of working with an inspired leadership team to bring to fruition our belief, vision and mission inspires you and you enjoy working with and promoting a collaborative approach to deliver the best for young, special people then your application is welcomed. If you seek to optimise every opportunity, thrive within and can support other leaders to build a motivational working environment, are resilient, can be flexible and seek innovative solutions, then this role will offer you excitement, interest, goals and the opportunity to make your mark and enhance your professional career.

Application procedure: Visits to our school are warmly welcomed prior to application. To request a candidate pack and application form, arrange a visit, or for a confidential discussion please contact:

Linda Marsella  – PA to the Principal

Closing date: 23rd April 2019   

School visit dates: 23rd, 24th, 25th April
Interview date: 8th May 2019

Parkwood Hall Co-operative Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, our Candidate Privacy notice can be found on our website.

Parkwood Hall Co-operative Academy, Beechenlea Lane, Swanley, Kent, BR8 8DR

More about Parkwood Hall Co-operative Academy
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 8 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Beechenlea Lane, Swanley, Kent, BR8 8DR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1322 664441
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