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Vice Principal (Inclusion) - Full-time

Goodwin Academy, Deal

  • Ref:KCC886-4023-324L
  • Posted:30/03/2023
  • Pay:£70,037 - £79,160 per annum
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:16/04/2023 at 23:15
  • Interviews:26th & 27th April 2023


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Vice Principal (Inclusion)

We have an exciting vacancy for a Vice Principal to lead on Inclusion, with strategic overview of behaviour, attitudes, attendance, admissions and SEND. 

As part of the Senior Leadership Team and staff you will develop an inclusive, tolerant and positive culture in our school. Being a key stakeholder in developing an ethos of high expectations for staff and students, you will also lead on ensuring student welfare, personal development, attendance and inclusion is a priority for all staff.


Relocation package available for the successful candidate


Your new role

  • You will have an exemplary, proven track record of leading on aspects of school improvement
  • With the Headteacher, you will develop an ethos and culture of high expectations, inclusion, challenge and support that promotes good behaviour, attendance and welfare
  • Take ownership of the academy’s inclusion, behaviour, attendance and admissions policies, ensuring staff fully understand and implement policy consistently
  • Ensure outside agencies are engaged, as appropriate, to support identified students
  • Provide professional leadership and management at a strategic level for the academy including developing and implementing policies and practices
  • Establish a firm foundation from which high standards in all areas of the academy’s work are attainable
  • You will hold QTS status and relevant safeguarding and inclusions experience and/or qualifications.

What our Trust will offer you:

  • TSAT pay scales above national pay scales. 
  • Support from across the Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits
  • Excellent CPD opportunities including our Early career, Middle and Senior Leadership programmes
  • As an accredited Chartered Teacher organisation you can become a recognised Chartered Teacher 
  • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance classroom practice
  • Reduced membership of a fully-equipped fitness suite and classes – located on the site of New Horizons Children’s Academy and Rochester Grammar School
  • Focus on staff wellbeing, including 24/ Employee Assistance Programme, free flu vaccination and eye care vouchers. 
  • Free parking in our secure staff car park
  • Cycle to Work Scheme  
  • TSTARS Staff Recognition Programme

What you need to do now:

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

We strongly encourage any teachers who may be interested in working at our school to contact Geraldine Baird – Geraldine.Baird@goodwinacademy.tsat.uk  to arrange an informal conversation about the role with our hiring manager. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Information about the school

We are passionate about nurturing our students to become confident, well-rounded and contented individuals who are equipped and ready to be successful for the world of work and the challenges of the 21st Century. We are committed to helping them to aspire to develop their academic and life skills which we deliver through our BEST Agenda – ‘Be Your Best

B = Brilliance, where students will be supported to be brilliant in everything that they do

E = Enrichment, where students will encounter a variety of educational opportunities outside of the classroom.

S = Society, where students will be encouraged to develop as responsible, active and informed world citizens, demonstrating mutual respect, empathy and community spirit.

T = Thinking, where students will join a global community of thinkers

Job Contact Information


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.