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Vice Principal - Full-time

St Augustine Academy, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-4000-127L
  • Posted:15/05/2019
  • Pay: L18-L22 (£60,755-£67,008)
  • Start Date:Aug 2019
  • App Close Date:22/05/2019 at 23:45
  • Interviews:Soon after the closing date


St Augustine Academy is a non-selective 11-16 school in Maidstone, Kent which benefits from excellent resources and an exciting and vibrant learning environment.  We are currently graded Ofsted Good 2018


Our Academy has a calm purposeful atmosphere.  We strive to broaden horizons and challenge our students to achieve their potential.  We offer a rigorous academic curriculum and a wide ranging enrichment programme.


We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Senior Practitioner, who has a proven track record of improving attainment and progression of students from all backgrounds and of all abilities, through monitoring day to day practice combined with ongoing staff development. 


The Vice Principal will provide leadership and model best practice in all aspects of the Academy.  Together with the Principal, they will develop the vision and identify key priorities to ensure the Academy continues to prosper and provide an outstanding education for the local community.


For further information about St Augustine please visit our website www.saa.woodard.co.uk.


Closing Date: 22 May 2019

Salary: Leadership Scale L18-L22 (£60,755-£67,008)

Information about the school

St Augustine Academy is an all ability school committed to providing an education that ensures that all students succeed and make the most of the opportunities and experiences available to them. Our core principles are based on developing the gifts and talents of all students, whatever they may be, and guiding them on to a career path to fulfil their aspirations.

Another core foundation of the Academy is our Faith. Our Christian inclusive ethos is encapsulated by our small community Chapter system where every student is known and nurtured. All students have the opportunity to develop their sense of spirituality, morality, self -respect and wellbeing.

We believe that students are engaged and achieve when the environment is both caring and orderly with teaching that fires their imagination and brings learning to life. With a grammar stream, our innovative curriculum and extensive Enrichment programme gives students access to those essential employability skills which future generations will need to succeed.

Vision: ‘believe in more’

St Augustine Academy is a high performing school where every student is known, valued and nurtured. We want to prepare our students to be responsible, enquiring, tolerant and confident members of society who can use their talents and abilities to be successful in a world that is constantly changing.

We are committed to: • Providing an inclusive community based on Christian values • Developing the whole person and inspiring a confident, ‘can do’ attitude • Encouraging individual aptitudes and interests so that students can reach their full potential both academically and personally • Offering high quality CPD to staff to ensure staff and students are as successful as they can be

We have high expectations and believe in: • Excellent behaviour with courtesy and respect for others • The highest levels of attendance and punctuality • The enjoyment of learning whilst expecting hard work from all involved in the Academy.

Job Contact Information


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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.