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Vice Principal with responsibility for SEND

Noel Park Primary SchoolHaringey

L8-L12, Inner London weighting

Permanent, Full Time 

May or September 2023 

Excellent Opportunity for Career Development…

Are you an outstanding leader, looking for your next opportunity and challenge?  Would you relish the chance to be part of a forward thinking and innovative team?

We are looking to appoint an outstanding leader with successful experience who is committed to achieving high standards and shares our vision of excellence for all. As an outstanding school, we are looking for candidates who can help Noel Park on its journey to being world class.

Who are we looking for?

  • Do you have high expectations and a commitment to driving standards to ensure that every child achieves their potential? 
  • Are you an inspirational leader with the ability to get the best out of others?
  • Are you passionate about SEND?
  • Do you have the willingness to make a difference to our local community and be involved in the extra-curricular life of the school?

If your answer to all these questions is ‘yes’ then we can offer you:

  • Fantastic pupils you can make a real difference to
  • A wonderful and diverse local and parental community
  • A collaborative team of supportive and talented colleagues across our school and trust 
  • An outstanding leadership team who lead by example
  • Opportunities for significant leadership development 

The successful applicant will be supported to further their professional development at Noel Park and across the trust, including our partner school Trinity Primary Academy (e.g. specialism and leadership pathways).

Our Academy has 600 children aged between 3 and 11. We are situated in the heart of vibrant Wood Green, 2 minutes from the underground station. Noel Park thrives on its multicultural community with over 40 languages and 90% of pupils from minority ethnic backgrounds. 

As an IQM Centre of Excellence School we pride ourselves on the SEND support we give to our pupils. Our full time assistant psychologist works closely with the SENDCo to ensure that the provision our pupils receive is exceptional at all times. 

By joining an AET academy, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management Programmes.  You will also be offered membership of a private healthcare and dental plan, an excellent pension, Cycle to Work scheme and much, much more!

For an informal conversation about the position, please contact Tamsin Brown  (Head of School) at  We warmly welcome visits to our school.

Closing date: Wednesday February 22nd 2023

Shortlisting date: Thursday February 23rd 2023

Interview date: Monday February 27th 2023

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s. Apply now!

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity.  Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.  

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria. 

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