Deputy Principal, Lincolnshire

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Skegness AcademyLincolnshire

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: • Salary: L22 – L28 (£65,363 – £75,708 per annum)
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, forward thinking and enthusiastic Deputy Principal for our academy.

As the new Deputy Principal of Skegness Academy, your role will be pivotal in the future success of the academy whilst raising standards. Leading by example you will, motivate the staff, children and parents in establishing our aims, values and ways of working; embedding good practice and implementing new initiative strategies during this exciting stage of development as we build a new leadership team that will ensure rapid progress and improvement. It is essential that we find the right people to help us lead the academy into a new era of growth and success. Judged inadequate by OFSTED in May 2017, priorities will include outlining the progress and stages required to take this academy to ‘good’. Senior leaders are focused on driving the academy to prompt challenge and change.

Skegness Academy is at the heart of the local community, and believes in the importance of strong pastoral care, combined with high aspirations and attainment for the pupils of the community.

We strive to create a positive learning culture in our community and have high expectations of our pupils. We are determined to provide a good quality, enriching learning experience which is academically rigorous and develops citizens we can be proud of.

We have a successful Sixth Form and an improving Key Stage 3 and 4. We set high standards of behaviour for our pupils which they increasingly meet and exceed. We expect them to be punctual, smart, thoughtful and ready to learn. Our three rules are “Ready, Respectful and Safe”. We embrace the individuality of pupils and enhance awareness of their role within the wider community.

If you want to be an outstanding Deputy Principal and are looking to make a difference with an established organisation with a reputation for raising standards, coupled with the relentless drive and resilience, then we want to hear from you. Visits to the academy are strongly recommended.

For further information, a confidential discussion, or to arrange a visit, please contact Mark Janes by email via the button below or Academicis on: T: 01223 907979, M: 07771330123, E:

Closing Date: 12 noon on Monday 16th October 2017

Our academy is committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to employment checks and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

We welcome applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

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More about Skegness Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: (Part of the Greenwood Dale Foundation Trust), Burgh Road, Skegness, Lincolnshire, PE25 2QH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 17548 79122
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The Skegness Academy opened on 1 September 2010, replacing the predecessor St Clements College.  It provides 11-19 education for up to 1190 pupils, including 340 post-16.

The Academy occupies a large site with extensive sports facilities and gree...