Assistant Principal (Curriculum Lead)

(Leadership Pay Scale L15- 16)
Location: London SW17 7DF Hours: Full-time (Part-time applications will be considered)

Closing Date: 18/05/2020


Job Description

The successful applicant will manage a team of skilled practitioners and work with leadership colleagues to deliver a broad curriculum that is underpinned by careful interventions designed to close gaps in learning.

Assistant Principal Curriculum – Job Description

Person Specification

We are looking for someone with strategic drive, creativity and a passion for teaching to join our team and contribute to our fast improving school. Academy Status brings fantastic opportunities and we are preparing to launch new and exciting curriculum and assessment offer to our students and to young learners from local secondary schools and alternative provision providers.

Assistant Principal Curriculum – Person Specification

Further Information

The Orchard Hill College Academy Trust (OHCAT) is a multi-academy trust which became the sponsor of Nightingale Community Academy on 1st September 2016. The Trust is a specialist provider with a strong track record in contributing to improving the education offer for young learners with Special Educational Needs (SEN).

Nightingale Community Academy caters for learners aged 5-19 who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health as their primary SEN need. Some learners also have Autistic Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, or other learning difficulties. At Nightingale Community Academy we are committed to raising the expectations of our learner group, removing barriers to learning and delivering attainment at the highest level.

Since the start of the school in September 2016, the principal and his leadership team have shown a tireless determination to improve the education it offers. Their ‘no excuses’ approach means that nothing other than the highest quality of education is good enough. (Ofsted February 2019)

Application Guidance

It is strongly advised that you contact the school to arrange a visit. To arrange, or to discuss the post further with the Principal please send enquiries and applications to info@nightingaleca.org or phone to make an appointment.

To apply for the role please send your completed application to info@nightingaleca.org.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing Date: 18th May 2020

Shortlisting Date:19th May 2020

Interview Date: 20th – 22nd May 2020

Nightingale Community Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The principal and leadership team, well supported by the Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust, have provided strong leadership, which has had a positive impact on the school’s effectiveness. As a result, there have been improvements in all areas, most noticeably in pupils’ behaviour and attitudes, the curriculum and in the wider opportunities for pupils.

Ofsted, February 2019

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