Assistant Principal for Safeguarding and Behaviour, Thurrock

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Ormiston Park AcademyThurrock

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Start date: Easter 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L15 – L19 (£57,535 - £63,366)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Ormiston Park Academy is seeking an exciting and inspirational professional to play a key role in an expanding and dynamic leadership team. Do you believe all students can be outstanding and champion the importance of education in shaping the future for young people? If so, we eagerly await your application. 

Ormiston Park is a rapidly growing 11-16 Academy. Our vision of ‘Believe and Achieve’ underpins all aspects of academy life in our impressive, well-resourced buildings and grounds. You will join a caring and committed body of staff and enjoy working with friendly and enthusiastic students of whom we are extremely proud. You will play a vital role in implementing an outstanding curriculum, providing the highest quality teaching and learning and ensuring excellent behaviour and attitudes. Ultimately delivering the highest possible achievements for our students and thus ensuring their aspirations become reality.

The role provides a great opportunity for an existing leader ambitious to take the next step in their career development. The initial specific responsibilities will be for Safeguarding and Behaviour working to our Senior Vice Principal, and acting as the Academy’s Designated Safeguarding Lead. Over time candidates will be expected to welcome exposure to a wide range of differing roles in preparation for further promotion. To that end Ormiston Academies Trust offers access to a comprehensive and exciting range of development and networking opportunities throughout its regions. 

To be considered for this opportunity, you will:

• Have a proven track record of impact in your teaching career to date.

• Possess in depth knowledge and understanding of current developments in education.

• Be able to inspire, lead and manage colleagues to achieve shared goals.

• Be committed and proactive to furthering your own professional development.

For further details or to arrange a time to visit the Academy, contact Sally Spraggon, PA to the Principal on 01708 865180 or Please note, we will not accept CVs or applications via agencies for this post. All applications should be made using the OPA Application Form with a supporting statement, and are to be returned electronically. Early applications are encouraged.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Monday 11th November 2019 at 12pm noon

Candidates shortlisted for interview will be notified on or before Wednesday 13th November 2019 

Interviews will be held on Monday 18th November 2019

Ormiston Park Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointments will be subject to references and enhanced DBS checks.

More about Ormiston Park Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Nethan Drive, Aveley, Essex, RM15 4RU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1708 865180
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