Vice Principal (Ethos, Personal Development and Character), Middlesbrough

Closing date:

The King's AcademyMiddlesbrough

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020 (negotiable)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £65,557 - £72,301 per year (Leadership Scale 20-24; relocation allowance may be available)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Since its opening in 2003 as the second 11-19 school in the, now six-strong, Emmanuel Schools Foundation, The King’s Academy has made exceptional provision for students in Coulby Newham and the surrounding areas of south Middlesbrough.  The vision of the Emmanuel Schools Foundation is to provide excellence in academic achievement for students of all abilities within a biblical Christian framework that allows for personal, spiritual, moral and social development.  Provision is fully inclusive with a highly diverse intake, valuing all students and staff equally.

The Vice Principal (Ethos, Personal Development and Character) is part of the senior leadership team that is responsible to the Local Governing Body and Trust Board for the effective strategic leadership and operation of the Academy according to its mission and values. The Senior Leadership Team hold collective and collegial responsibility for envisioning and leading the creation, scrutiny, implementation and quality assurance of whole-school strategic and operational developments. The Academy has a moral imperative to provide consistently excellent Christian ethos schooling to the children of the surrounding communities, and is well along a rapid pathway to this being securely established. 

The appointee will be a strategic thinker and planner with clear and principled vision in leading others through effective, long-term, change-management, with humility and determination. As a practising and committed Christian educator, he/she will hold and outwork a deeply personal commitment to the excellent and broad secondary provision that serves our diverse community.

The King’s Academy, Middlesbrough (by North York Moors National Park, and commutable from York, Newcastle, Durham, Ripon, Richmond, Thirsk)

  • Distinct Christian ethos, with highly diverse intake 
  • Strong track record of students’ achievement at all stages 
  • Excellent student behaviour throughout the Academy 
  • Focus on ‘character first’ education 
  • Expanding Sixth Form 
  • Unique inclusion policy: specialist provision for visual and hearing impairment and higher learning needs.
  • Superb opportunities for CPD and rapid career progression

There is a genuine occupational requirement that the post holder must be a practising and committed Christian.

We encourage interested candidates to arrange a preliminary visit or telephone discussion with the Principal.

For an application pack, preliminary visit/phone discussion, and further information please visit http://www.thekingsacademy.org.uk/recruitment or call Mrs Angela Thorpe on 01642 577 577 or email: recruitment@thekingsacademy.org.uk 

Closing date: 9.00am on Monday, 20 April 2020.

Interview date: w/c 20 April 2020.

The King’s Academy takes its responsibility for safeguarding children very seriously and successful applications will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS, along with standard pre-employment safeguarding checks.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Stainton Way, Coulby Newham, Middlesbrough, Cleveland, TS8 0GA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1642 577 577
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The Emmanuel Schools Foundation provides centres of academic excellence where staff and students have the opportunity to achieve their personal best. Beginning with Emmanuel College in 1990, The Foundation has sponsored academies in Middlesbrough, Th...