Deputy Principal

  • 8 months ago
  • Zomba

    Job Description


    To assist the Principal and Executive Board: in securing the highest possible educational standards for students in creating an atmosphere in which staff have high expectations of students to have a teaching responsibility.
    General Responsibilities

    • To assist the Principal in maintaining an inspirational working environment underpinned through a positive ethos in which individuals feel valued and where personal endeavour and responsibility are encouraged
    • To assist the Principal in setting an example of high quality performance in standards and leadership
    • Deputise for the Principal in his absence
    • To share in the leadership and management of the Academy, including line-management responsibility, both of departmental and pastoral teams, incorporating our Performance Management Policy
    • To promote and monitor standards of teaching and learning specifically in the post holder’s area of responsibility and throughout the Academy
    • To help devise, implement and monitor strategies for raising levels of achievement
    • To take decisions in day-to-day management matters
    • To undertake strategic planning and to share responsibility for shaping and implementing the Academy Improvement Plan
    • To support and advise colleagues in the exercise of their professional duties and professional development
    • To support students in their academic and social development and to implement the Academy’s Behaviour Policy, reinforcing disciplinary measures as necessary
    • To convene and chair meetings and working parties as appropriate
    • To actively demonstrate a commitment to ‘whole-Academy’ life –fully supporting Academy events, taking an interest and participating in Academy activities including those that are “Residential” and “Overseas “and giving a lead with regard to students’ conduct and appearance

    Specific requirements for this role include:

    • The capacity to think and lead strategically to enable the school to achieve its vision and mission.
    • The capacity to initiate and lead change.
    • A strong understanding of key educational issues covering teaching and learning, professional learning and accountability.
    • Demonstrated leadership skills including high level inter-personal, administrative and information technology skills.
    • High level communication, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
    • Appropriate qualifications and experience to successfully complete the role of Assistant Principal Staffing and Administration.

    Qualification and Competencies

    • Bachelors Degree in any Educational discipline
    • 5+ years experience in High level management roles in an educational institution
    • Proven track record of leadership

    How to apply

    Interested Applicants must apply to the following email address:

    Email: [email protected]

    Please ensure to mention the position you are applying for in the Subject of the Email. Deadline for applications: 31 August 2020.


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