Vice Principal, North East Lincolnshire

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Havelock AcademyNorth East Lincolnshire

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Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L18-L22
Contract term: Permanent

Havelock Academy has nearly 1,000 pupils aged 11-18.  The Academy, and predecessor school before it, has a distinguished history, serving generations of students as a grammar school, a comprehensive and now as an academy.  Since it opened, attendance at the academy has improved to 95% and outcomes have risen.

Enrichment is a key component of academy life and the academy has welcomed Olympic athletes to help teach sport, the students have had books published on the area’s local history and there have even been themed banquets to help students live healthier lives. The Academy holds the Artsmark Platinum award. The academy has moved into an £18 million new build.

This is an excellent opportunity for ambitious, talented candidates who can work with the grain of our improvement journey, taking responsibility for standards, raising attainment, data, and behaviour. You will already have held a leadership role, and be able to demonstrate the real and lasting impact you have made. Most importantly, you will share our deep commitment to securing the very best outcomes for children, and bring the resilience, determination and professional ability to deliver them.


Who we are looking for?

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated innovative and inspirational Vice Principal to join our Senior Leadership Team. The Vice Principal will play a key role in supporting the Principal to drive Havelock Academy forward to achieve our aim to transform the life chances of the young people of Grimsby and to be recognised as an outstanding Academy. Specific responsibilities will be agreed on appointment to reflect the experience, skills and strengths of the successful applicant. Our new Vice Principal will have a proven track record of success in their current post and will have:

• significant leadership experience including leading teaching and learning at department or whole school level

• history of raising standards

• personal presence and integrity

• excellent communication and inter-personal skills

• ability to support and challenge colleagues to deliver high quality outcomes

• moral purpose and commitment to the welfare and achievement of all learners.


Why join Havelock Academy?

The strongest candidates will bring a combination of experience and vision and the skills to continue our trajectory of achievement and attainment. You will need strong interpersonal skills to engage with the whole school community.

Providing a world-class education and enrichment experiences for our young people is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equip our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.

We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

Apply now by completing our application form on 'apply for job'.  Please note that we cannot accept CVs without a completed form. Should you like further information please contact recruitment@dret.co.uk.

Closing date is 5pm on Monday 20th May 2019.

Havelock Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.



More about Havelock Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Holyoake Road, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, DN32 8JH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1472 602000
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About Havelock Academy

Located in the town of Grimsby, Lincolnshire, Havelock Academy is a co-educational secondary school. Havelock has around 1000 pupils aged 11-18, making it slightly larger than the average secondary school. The school has an eco...