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Principal – Addington Valley Aacademy

Outer London Group, Spine Point 24 - 30, £73,541 - £84,683 per annum
Addington Valley Academy, Croydon
Full time position
Closing Date: 08/05/2019

Job Details

Full Job Description can be found in the Application Pack – AVA Principal applicant information pack 

Person Specification

You will need to:

  • be a highly capable leader, with a clear sense of vision, strategic thinking and purpose;
  • be an exceptional classroom practitioner, with expertise in SEND and specifically ASD;
  • have recent and relevant experience of highly effective leadership and a strong track record in raising standards;
  • have a full understanding of processes relating to child protection and safeguarding, including children and young adults who are looked after, and be committed to working in partnership;
  • be collegiate, responsive, highly approachable and have the ability to inspire colleagues, pupils, students and their families.
  • be fully committed to developing effective independence for students beyond school.

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 over 1500 pupils and students from nursery to further education.

The Trust is a ‘family ‘of schools, currently comprised of 14 special academies across London, Surrey, Sussex and Berkshire. As an outstanding provider and Academy sponsor, OHC&AT has a strong track record for realising the potential of children and young people and working together to ensure all our pupils and students achieve their very best in their local communities.

We can offer:

  • the opportunity to develop skills and experience within a family of specialist providers;
  • staff and an Executive Board who are highly committed and dedicated to success;
  • embedded support and guidance from Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust
  • a home Local Authority (London Borough of Croydon) supportive of developing local provision for children and young people in their communities

Further details and how to apply

Please apply online at https://ohcat.org/vacancies/ and send your completed application form to jobs@orchardhill.ac.uk.

Further guidance – AVA Principal applicant information pack

Closing Date: 12 noon on Wednesday 8th May 2019

Selection process and interviews: Thursday 16th May 2019

Addington Valley Academy, Orchard Hill College Academy Trust and London Borough of Croydon are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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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