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Deputy Principal – YPA

£60,072 - £65,918 per annum (Outer London Leadership Scale, spine point 13-17)
Young People's Academy, UB7 8AB
Full time
Closing Date: 21/02/2021

Job Details

We are looking for someone to work closely with the Principal, students and families, the wider SLT and the academy teams in sustaining a journey of improvement, development and innovation to benefit our students. Following approval of our Free School application, the Deputy Principal will be fully engaged with the Principal in planning changes to the curriculum and delivery to enhance the offer to our students and to take full advantage of the proposed new buildings, which will include technical/vocational facilities.

Specific responsibility will include supporting the Principal in professional duties: To assist in mutually agreed areas of school leadership and management, including Teaching and Learning, Attainment, Performance Management of Teaching staff and to fully deputise for the Principal in her absence.

Deputy Principal – Job Description

Person Specification

Deputy Principal – Person Specification

Further Information

Orchard Hill College (the College) and Orchard Hill College Academy Trust (the Trust) together form Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust (OHC&AT), a family of specialist education providers for pupils and students from nursery to further education across London, Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex. As an outstanding provider and Academy sponsor, Orchard Hill College has a strong track record for making a positive impact within the local communities it serves.

Young People’s Academy (YPA) is a secondary co-educational special school for students who have social, emotional and mental health needs (SEMH) based in Hillingdon. Some students also have co-existing conditions, such as a specific learning difficulty or a diagnosis of ASD. Staff: student ratios are favourable and support our students to achieve well. YPA converted to become an OHC&AT Academy in April 2015. This is an exciting time in the school’s development with a planned relocation to a newly refurbished learning campus on the existing site for this academic year, 20-21.

Further details and how to apply

To apply for this role, please send a completed application form to starapdar@yphub.org

Closing Date: midnight 21st Feb 2021

This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

AT aims to select staff on merit, irrespective of race, sex, disability, age or other protected characteristics. In order to monitor the effectiveness of our Equality Policy and recruitment procedures, we ask that all applicants complete an equal opportunities monitoring form.

As a community of learners, families and colleagues OHC&AT believes that by working collaboratively, with energy and ambition we can always effect positive change. No limit is placed on what is possible and everyone has the ability to be the very best they can be.

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