Assistant Principal, West Sussex

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Ormiston Six Villages AcademyWest Sussex
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L14-18
Contract term: Permanent


Assistant Principal

The Governors, Principal, students and staff at Ormiston Six Villages Academy are seeking to appoint an inspirational Assistant Principal to join our Senior Leadership Team. You will have experience in a leadership and management role and will demonstrate your passion and expertise in supporting students to achieve their full potential across all areas of the curriculum. You will also have a proven record of consistently achieving very strong outcomes. 

The successful candidate will be an exceptional classroom practitioner, you will be an outstanding teaching and leader and will be responsible for leading on a full range of strategic responsibilities. You will share our aspirations and beliefs in the limitless potential of every young person we serve. If you share this moral imperative, we would welcome an application from you.

Ormiston Six Villages Academy is a small, vibrant and dynamic learning community. We are part of Ormiston Academies Trust and the successful candidate will join the OAT family and receive comprehensive CPD (please see page 7) through the academy and associated networks.  Since the new Principal commenced in role in January 2016 the academy has been on a transformational journey leading to a Good Ofsted rating in September 2017. This is an exciting time to join our team and to be part of building Six Villages as a beacon of educational excellence.

The Principal welcomes an opportunity to meet with prospective candidates. Visits to our academy can be booked through Mrs Canadas 01243 546802 or and are available at the following times:

·  Friday 9th February, 9am

·  Friday 23rd February, 1.30pm

Please include a supporting statement with your application (2 sides of A4) that:

· outlines why you are attracted to the role of Assistant Principal at our academy 

· evidences your leadership, management, teaching and impact so far

·  highlights how you meet the wider person specification

Location:    Westergate, Chichester

Reporting to:   Principal

Start date:   May 2018 or September 2018  

Deadline:   Tuesday 27th February (noon)  
All application forms, with supporting statements, to be emailed to

Interview dates:  Monday 5th & Tuesday 6th March

Salary:      Leadership spine 14-18 

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Ormiston Six Villages Academy
Address: Lime Avenue, Westergate, Chichester, West Sussex, PO20 3UE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1243 546800