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.
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 your completed application form to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 12 noon on 31/01/2021
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.
OHC&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.