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Principal – Young People’s Academy

Leadership Scale L22 – L26, £72,106 - £79,193 per annum for full time
West Drayton UB7 8AB
Full Time
Closing Date: 21/09/2020

Job Details

YPA Application Pack – Principal

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 SEMH;
  • have recent and relevant experience of highly effective leadership and a strong track record in raising standards;
  • have a full understanding of processes involving children in care, child protection and safeguarding 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 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 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.

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

Further details and how to apply

To apply, please send your completed application form to jobs@orchardhill.ac.uk.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Applications deadline: 5pm on Monday 21st September 2020

Interviews on: 24th September 2020

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust 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.

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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