Assistant Vice Principal (AVP) Academic, Middlesbrough

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The King's AcademyMiddlesbrough

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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L10 – 14; relocation allowance may be available
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The King’s Academy is seeking to appoint an experienced and well-qualified professional to the new post of Assistant Vice Principal (Academic). Having energy, integrity and a strong principled commitment to our vision and Christian ethos, you will also be a gifted teacher, an inspirational leader and have the expertise to make a rapid impact. With a track record of achieving excellence, you will also be an outstanding classroom practitioner in your specialist subject.

The post of Assistant Vice Principal (Academic) will present the appointee with the opportunity to lead change and to improve standards at a whole-academy level. As well as joining a highly professional academic team, the appointee will have whole-academy responsibilities as a member of the Extended Leadership Team (ELT). 

This is an ideal post for a highly able, numerate teacher with a calling to work with an exceptional team that is collectively committed to life-changing transformation of our students. It is also a superb opportunity for professional development that would lead naturally to a deputy head / vice principal post in a large school.

We encourage interested candidates to arrange a preliminary visit or telephone discussion with the Principal.

For an application pack, preliminary visit / phone discussion, and further information please visit, or call Mrs Jodie Wood on 01642 577 577, or email:

Application deadline: 9am, Mon 21 May

Interview date: w/c Mon 21 May

The King’s Academy, Middlesbrough (by North York Moors National Park, and commutable from York, Newcastle, Durham, Ripon, Richmond, Thirsk)

  • Distinct Christian ethos, with highly diverse intake 
  • Strong track record of students’ achievement at all stages 
  • Excellent student behaviour throughout the Academy 
  • Focus on ‘character first’ education 
  • Large and expanding Sixth Form 
  • Unique inclusion policy: specialist provision for visual and hearing impairment and higher learning needs.
  • Superb opportunities for CPD and rapid career progression

The King’s Academy takes its responsibility for safeguarding children very seriously and successful applications will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS, along with standard pre-employment safeguarding checks.

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More about The King's Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Stainton Way, Coulby Newham, Middlesbrough, Cleveland, TS8 0GA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1642 577 577
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