Vice Principal, Milton Keynes

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The Milton Keynes AcademyMilton Keynes

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Start date: Easter or September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Range 19 – 25 (dependent upon experience)
Contract term: Permanent

The Milton Keynes Academy is a large 11-18 secondary school with an ethos based on raising aspirations and achievement. We have strong business and community links and our mission is to provide ‘Opportunities for Everyone.’ We are relentless in our pursuit of high standards and excellence and emphasise traditional core values of good behaviour, honesty and mutual respect. We are very proud of the achievements our pupils make academically and beyond the classroom.

We are a vibrant Academy (Ofsted judgement Good November 2017) with outstanding facilities.  We currently have 1200 pupils on roll and welcome pupils of all abilities.  We are delighted to be a member of Creative Education Trust (CET), a multi-academy trust dedicated to empowering young people with the knowledge, skills and creativity they need to succeed in school and in life. Further information about CET can be found on their website at 

We are now seeking to appoint an outstanding Vice Principal who has experience of senior leadership and can bring dynamism and drive to our varied and experienced team. Areas of responsibility are likely to include Teaching & Learning and Performance Management. The person appointed needs to be determined to drive up standards, able to strategically lead and make a significant and sustained impact at whole school level. In return, they will work in an innovative and enterprising Academy. 

This is a high profile SLT role within the organisation and previous experience of effective senior leadership, with demonstrable impact and success is an essential pre-requisite. It is an exciting opportunity to make a significant difference to the life chances of our pupils.

Please visit our website to find out further information about the post and to download an application form for completion. 

Potential candidates are invited to visit The Milton Keynes Academy. If you are interested in arranging a visit, please contact Mrs Kayleigh Armstrong, Human Resources Manager, on 01908 341700 or at

Interviews will take place on Thursday 31 January 2019 and Friday 01 February 2019

Thank you for your interest in working at The Milton Keynes Academy. We look forward to hearing from you.

The Milton Keynes Academy and Creative Education Trust are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Academy on its behalf.

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More about The Milton Keynes Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Fulwoods Drive, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK6 5LA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1908 341 700
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The Milton Keynes Academy is a co-educational, non-selective secondary school for students aged 11-18. We are a member of the Creative Education Trust, a charity and multi-academy trust with a network of non-selective primary and secondary state scho...