Assistant Principal, Cambridgeshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Linton Village CollegeCambridgeshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020 (or sooner if possible)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale L12-L16 £53,856-£59,528
Contract term: Permanent

Cambridge Road, Linton, Cambridge, CB21 4JB

Acting Principal:  Tim Darby, BEng

An 11 – 16 Leading Edge Academy and Teaching School of 875 students

Linton Village College is seeking to appoint an exceptionally talented and capable leader to join the senior leadership team. The successful applicant will play an integral role in maximising the educational experiences and outcomes at Linton Village College, enabling all learners to reach their full potential. They will need to be an excellent teacher with a passion for teaching and learning. Strong leadership skills are essential to implement improvements and measure impact across the whole school. With a rigorous and creative approach to problem-solving, they will have exacting standards of themselves, staff and students.

A proven track record of leading school improvement and having positive impact is essential. As is the ability to think strategically, communicate effectively and lead others through change successfully. Demonstrating drive, resilience and optimism, the appointed candidate will manage whole school responsibilities as well as a range of operational duties. We are seeking an Assistant Principal that can demand high expectations within a nurturing and supportive environment that enables all students and staff to thrive and achieve. 

The job description for the position will be determined by the skills, knowledge and experience of the successful candidate. Expertise in inclusion, SEND, assessment and/or experience of raising standards of behaviour and teaching and learning would be welcomed. As would success in working within challenging contexts.

Linton Village College is a high-achieving comprehensive 11-16 school at the heart of its local community. We are committed to offering enriching learning experiences and strive for educational excellence. This is reflected in our Leading Edge, Artsmark Platinum and International School status.

Ensuring a high quality education for all of our students on a daily basis is our priority. This is underpinned by a culture in which strong relationships, effective pastoral care and personal development opportunities are of paramount importance.

We support colleagues’ professional learning in national leadership programmes as well as through access to high-quality Teaching School training. We also enjoy strong links with primary partner schools, sixth form colleges and teacher training providers. Joining a growing local Multi Academy Trust, Anglian Learning, creates further career development opportunities.

We welcome visits from interested candidates and appointments are available on request. An informal conversation about the role can also be arranged. Please contact the PA to the Principal, Elaine Clayton, on 01223 897224 or email to organise.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on Monday 20th April 2020.

An application pack including details of how to apply and an application form are available from our website:  Linton Village College supports flexible working – requested adjustments to working arrangements will be considered.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks. Therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. The College welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

More about Linton Village College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Linton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB21 4JB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1223 891233
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