Vice Principal for Student Engagement, Norfolk

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Caister AcademyNorfolk

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L16 - L20
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and inspiring leader to join Caister Academy.  The successful candidate will work alongside the newly appointed Principal, within an established leadership team, to build upon the Academy’s reputation for excellence and ensure the future sustainability of its success.  They will be responsible for the leadership of all pastoral areas and the operational running of the Academy.  This role will be particularly suited to experienced leaders with evidence of sustained positive impact.

Caister Academy is one of Norfolk’s leading co-educational secondary schools, situated in the coastal village of Caister, just north of Great Yarmouth.  It is well regarded for excellence in performing arts and English, with aspirations to lead nationally in all areas.  As part of Creative Education Trust we work in collaboration with other local Academies, and receive development opportunities and support from Creative Education Trust at a national level.

We are looking for a leader who:

• Has a passion for education and a special gift of communicating that passion.

• Is innovative, self-motivating and able to inspire others.

• Has the ability to teach outstanding lessons across the age and ability range.

• Has the highest expectation for the attainment of all young people.

• Enjoys working as part of a team to ensure the success of our community.

• Is driven to relentlessly remove barriers to students’ success. 

In return Caister Academy will offer you:

• A thriving, innovative learning community, committed to excellence.

• A supportive, welcoming community of professionals.

• Extensive development and collaboration opportunities, through the Creative Education network.

For further details, an informal discussion about the role, or to make arrangements to visit the academy, please contact Ruth Woods, the Principal's PA, on or call 01493 720542 

Applications close: 17 April 2020 at 3pm  

We are an equal opportunities employer with a firm commitment to the professional development of all our staff. 

Creative Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake relevant safeguarding checks.

More about Caister Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Windsor Road, Caister-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 5LS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1493 720542
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Caister Academy is a mixed, mainstream secondary school in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, with approximately 600 pupils aged 11-16 on roll. The most recent Ofsted report (January 2018) graded the school good across all categories. 

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