Assistant Vice Principal - SENCo & Vulnerable Learners, Sandwell

Closing date:Expiring soon

Q3 Academy TiptonSandwell

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Pay Range
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The role

Q3 Academy Tipton is an ambitious, inclusive and rapidly improving Academy, fully committed to raising achievement for students, developing and retaining high quality staff and curriculum innovation. We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Vice Principal with responsibility for SEND and all Vulnerable Learners.

Our Academy's success is underpinned by a relentless focus on raising standards, developing the whole child and improving the quality of provision in every area.

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious and dedicated existing/qualified SENCO into the position of Assistant Vice Principal. This would be an ideal first senior leadership role for someone dedicated to making a difference to the lives of young people. We are looking for an individual with energy and enthusiasm who is also willing to contribute to the wider life of the Academy. 

If you are determined to make a difference to the life chances of young people by raising standards, expectations and achievement we would like to hear from you.

We are seeking applications from candidates who:

• Have the NASENCO qualification or close to completing it;

• Are completely committed to the outcomes of often vulnerable young people such as those with special needs, disabilities, are young carers, looked after or have English as an additional language;

• Can bring experience and knowledge along with the skills and determination to be a brilliant and inspiring teacher;

• Have enthusiasm, energy and vision;

• Are passionate about their subject;

• Demonstrate innovative ideas for teaching and learning and classroom management skills;

• Have a commitment to help young people succeed;

• Will work collaboratively with a range of internal teams and external agencies.


Why should you work with us?

Your dedication & commitment is not only recognised, but highly rewarded.

• Work laptop;

• Commitment to CPD and career development;

• Innovative approaches to reducing workload, wellbeing, improving home-life balance whilst retaining high standards;

• An empowered work-force with a genuine voice in improving the Academy further;

• A unified, dedicated and supportive staff team;

• Fun & interesting weekly staff incentives (weekly prizes, surprises and rewards);

• Excellent facilities.


Academy ethos

If you are determined to make a difference to the life chances of young people by raising standards, expectations and achievement, you share our passion.

We want every child to feel happy and excited about coming to our Academy. We want our students to return home telling their families of the memorable and exciting lessons they have enjoyed.


Application process

Please click 'Apply Now' and once fully completed, please submit your application.

Closing date for applications: Friday 24th January 2020 

Start Date: Ideally April 2020

Informal visits to the Academy are welcomed and encouraged. Please contact HR to arrange on 0121 312 1337 or cbrookes@q3academy.org.uk 

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. To assess the suitability of the candidate, this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service Check (DBS), satisfactory employment references, as well as identification and qualification, prohibition and barred list checks which will be required before commencing duties.

Q3 Head office - Q3 Academies Trust, Wilderness Lane, Great Barr, Birmingham, B43 7SD




More about Q3 Academy Tipton
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Alexandra Road, Tipton, West Midlands, DY4 7NR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 121 521 1540
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