Assistant Vice Principal, Halton

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Wade Deacon High SchoolHalton

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L13 – L17
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint two committed, dynamic and forward-thinking Assistant Vice Principals who can ensure that Wade Deacon continues to be a high performing school providing an exceptional education for all of our students.  

The successful candidates will be outstanding teachers with a proven track record of high-quality leadership and the ability to secure excellent outcomes. We pride ourselves on our commitment to ensuring student progress and high-quality teaching and learning provision for all; the successful applicants will share these values and play an active part in delivering on this commitment. Applications are invited from motivated and inspirational leaders who are eager to develop their leadership and contribute towards moving our school forward.

Key areas of responsibilities will be aligned to the strengths of the successful candidates. The successful applicants will be given full support in their career development as we believe that development of staff is a key aspect in raising standards for our students. You will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes. As a Teaching School leading a successful cross-phase and cross-regional alliance, Wade Deacon can offer the successful candidate numerous exciting opportunities to further develop their leadership.

Wade Deacon is a 1600-place, oversubscribed 11-16 High School with excellent academic standards significantly above the national average.  Our last OFSTED described us as “an outstanding school" in every category. We have developed exceptional International links with top schools in Japan, China and India.

In 2014 we were shortlisted for both 'Employer of the Year' in the Investors in People Awards, and ‘Excellence in Learning and Development’ in the Personnel Today Awards, in recognition of our commitment to growth and excellence through supporting, recognising and encouraging our staff. We have a state-of-the-art new building offering fantastic facilities for both students and staff alike. 

Application form and further details are available via the Trust website;    

Closing date: 9.00am on Wednesday 22nd April .

The Wade Deacon Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, satisfactory medical clearance and evidence of eligibility to work in the UK.  

More about Wade Deacon High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Birchfield Road, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 7TD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 151 423 2721
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Wade Deacon High School is a mixed, non-denominational academy secondary school for pupils aged 11-16. It is located in Widnes, Cheshire and has about 1,500 pupils. 

The school was formerly Wade Deacon Grammar School for Boys and Wade Deacon Gra...