Vice Principal, Westergate, West Sussex

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Ormiston Six Villages AcademyWestergate, West Sussex
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Start date: May or September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L21-25 (£64,417 - £71,053)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Vice Principal L21-25 (£64,417 - £71,053)

The Governors, Principal, students and staff at Ormiston Six Villages Academy are seeking to appoint a sole Vice Principal who has an accomplished record of successful leadership. You will be a highly skilled practitioner with a proven ability as an influential leader of learning.  You will have an intrinsic drive as an educator and be able to inspire and motivate others. The successful candidate will support the Principal in cementing our vision as being the school of choice for the local community. 

As sole Vice Principal, you will be responsible for leading on a range of strategic responsibilities, being centrally involved in the overall leadership and management of the academy and helping to maintain a school culture that is both nurturing and ambitious. The successful candidate will share our aspirations and beliefs in the limitless potential of every young person we serve. If you share this moral imperative, we would welcome an application from you. 

Ormiston Six Villages Academy is a small, vibrant and dynamic learning community. We are part of Ormiston Academies Trust and the successful candidate will join the OAT family and receive comprehensive CPD through the academy and associated networks.  Since the new Principal commenced in role in January 2016 the academy has been on a transformational journey leading to a Good Ofsted rating in September 2017. This is an exciting time to join our team and to be part of building Six Villages as a beacon of educational excellence. 

The Principal welcomes an opportunity to meet with prospective candidates. Visits to our academy can be booked through Mrs Canadas 01243 546802 or and are available at the following times: 

·  Thursday 25th January 9am

·  Wednesday 31st January 9am

·  Tuesday 6th February 2pm

- Monday 19th February, 1.30pm

Please include a supporting statement with your application (2 sides of A4) that:

·  outlines why you are attracted to the role of sole Vice Principal at our academy

·  evidences your leadership journey and impact so far

·  highlights how you meet the wider person specification

Location:    Westergate, Chichester

Reporting to:   Principal

Start date:   May 2018 or September 2018  

Deadline:   Tuesday 20th February 2018 (noon)  
All application forms, with supporting statements, to be emailed to

Interview dates:  Monday 26th & Tuesday 27th February 2018  

Salary:      L21-25 (£64,417—£71,053)

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Ormiston Six Villages Academy
Address: Lime Avenue, Westergate, Chichester, West Sussex, PO20 3UE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1243 546800