Vice Principal, Suffolk

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East Point AcademySuffolk

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Start date: Easter 2020 or as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £62,755 - £68,851 (L18-L22)
Contract term: Permanent

East Point Academy, Lowestoft’s top performing school, is looking for an enthusiastic, inspiring, and ambitious Vice Principal who shares our belief that all pupils have the right to succeed and have access to the very best education.

The successful candidate will be passionate about our vision of creating a truly outstanding school that is characterised by intellectual rigour in every classroom; moral development of all students; and enrichment that broadens the school experience.

We are looking for someone who enjoys visible leadership, who can quickly and effectively build strong relationships with students, families and staff alike

The successful candidate must be familiar with how to run a highly successful school, and capable both of setting strategy and implementing it effectively. You should come with an existing track record of effectiveness at improving attendance and behaviour and a proven experience in school improvement. You will be committed to changing lives and outcomes for all young people.

As part of the Inspiration Trust, twice ranked the top comprehensive schools group for pupil progress to GCSE, we offer high-quality, personalised professional development in addition to excellent career development opportunities and the chance to be part of a growing and dynamic family of schools that is at the forefront of improving education. 

We are introducing a knowledge-rich curriculum across our schools, with a nationally recognised team of subject specialist leaders acting as catalyst. Together with our school subject leaders they are shaping a move from late-stage intervention to confident, broad curriculum from nursery up. Our professional finance, human resources, estates, and operations teams coordinate work for all our academies, allowing school staff and resources to be focused on the front line.


Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as early as possible


Visits to the school are encouraged - please email racheblake@inspirationtrust.org to make an appointment.


To apply, please click the button on this page and complete the online application form.       


Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Friday 21st February 2020

Interview date: w/c 24th February 2020


Inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are an equal opportunities employer. All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks.





More about East Point Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Kirkley Run, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0UQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1502 525300
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East Point Academy is Lowestoft's top performing high school, helping to unlock the potential of this great coastal community. Students make more progress with us than at any other local school, and go on to achieve the best results. In autumn 2016 O...