Vice Principal, Suffolk

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Thomas Wolsey SchoolSuffolk
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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Point 13 (£53,987)
Contract term: Permanent

Closing date: 4.00 pm 28th September 2018

Interview Date: 18th October 2018

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Vice-Principal to replace our Deputy Headteacher from January 2019.

The Governors/Trustees are seeing an enthusiastic, inspirational and dynamic Vice-Principal who is an outstanding SEND Teacher and a leader with proven skills to share the values and vision of our school in an ever changing educational landscape.

The successful person will:

  • have passion, vision and determination to inspire the teaching and support staff to deliver the highest level of learning to meet the SEN of the children and young people of Thomas Wolsey Ormiston Academy;
  • be a strong advocate to motivate, challenge and support children, young people, staff and families;
  • have extensive classroom experience, in depth knowledge of SEN and interdisciplinary working;
  • are highly successful at leading and developing assessment across a special school setting.

If this is you, then we would be very pleased to receive your application.

Thomas Wolsey Ormiston Academy is a consistently outstanding special school catering for children between the ages of 3 and 16 years with physical, medical and/or sensory needs and learning difficulties.

We are now part of the Ormiston Academies Trust, offering the many opportunities and benefits which come from a sizeable Trust.

Thomas Wolsey Academy is housed in a vibrant purpose-built building, co-located with a mainstream high school. Our parents are engaged and supportive, we have a small, very committed Governing Body, an innovative and dedicated staff team and, most importantly, enthusiastic and happy pupils.

Thomas Wolsey Ormiston Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The post is subject to a DBS Barred List and DBS disclosure check and satisfactory references and medical clearance.

Visits can be arranged on 18th or 20th September 2018, by contacting the Principal’s PA on 01473 467600.

For an application pack please download from our website at

Completed forms should be emailed to or posted to Thomas Wolsey Ormiston Academy, Defoe Road, IPSWICH, IP1 6SG

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More about Thomas Wolsey School
Address: Defoe Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 6SG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1473 467600