Vice Principal, Coventry

Closing date:

Grace Academy CoventryCoventry

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £63,976 - £70,557 (L19-L23)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Vice Principal | L19-L23 (£63,976 - £70,557)

Required for September 2020

We are a welcoming and caring community where our core values of limitless potential, intentional excellence, mutual respect, genuine integrity and amazing grace based on Christian values, run through all we do. It is central to our ethos, day to day curriculum, extra-curricular activities and pastoral structures. Here at Grace Academy we not only focus on the academic excellence of students but also work with students on supporting them to be the best human beings they can be.

We have high expectations for all those involved in the education of children. It is important that all students leaving Grace Academy have the qualifications they need in order to follow the path they have chosen; that students do not limit themselves and that staff and parents support them in raising their expectations and aspirations.

Our Academy is a vibrant and friendly; our students are happy and caring; our staff are experts in their field. Together we work together to make Grace Academy a place where we can all excel.

Your role is key in the future development and success of the school and we want a Vice Principal who is willing to make their mark. Our ideal candidate will be:

• Dynamic

• Positive

• Driven 

• Team player

• Relentless in your approach to raising standards

• An excellent classroom practitioner

• Able to inspire and empower others

We pride ourselves on our caring ethos with a strong and genuine focus on staff wellbeing, putting development and wellbeing at the heart of our work. We work hard to look after our pool of talented staff who are encouraged to grow, develop and work collaboratively. 

The trust schools have a shared vision and purpose: to deliver outstanding educational experiences that lead to inspiring outcomes. Each academy has a strong individual identity and tailors their educational provision to serve their local community. Academies within the trust collaborate to share expertise and maximise opportunities and experiences for our students.

How to apply:

Please read through the information in the pack carefully and please do not hesitate to contact the Academy if you would like to arrange a pre application visit – we strongly welcome this. If you cannot make a visit, then please feel free to phone us to talk about the post. 

Please contact Mike Sherwin for a full application pack; or 07525 889925. Please submit your completed application form (ensuring all sections are completed) along with a letter of application with no more than two A4 sides, to Mike Sherwin via email at by 20th February 2020 at 12 noon.

Visits to the school or an informal confidential discussion with the Head can be arranged via Nicole Chapman at or on 02476 589 000.

Interviews: Interviews will be held over 2 days, potentially on 5th March 2020

More about Grace Academy Coventry
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Wigston Road, Coventry, CV2 2RH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 247 6589000
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Grace Academy is an 11-19 all ability Academy that serves the dynamic community of North East Coventry. The Academy opened in September 2008 before moving into new world class buildings with outstanding facilities in February 2010. The Academy team w...