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Vice Principal - Full-time

Spires Academy, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-6911-386L
  • Posted:12/01/2022
  • Pay:Leadership Scale
  • Start Date:April 2022 or ASAP
  • App Close Date:07/02/2022 at 08:00
  • Interviews:21/02/2022 and 22/02/2022


We are looking for an inspirational and collaborative Vice Principal (Quality of Education) to work closely with the new Principal in leading Spires Academy through the next chapter in its history. First and foremost, you’ll share our belief in the power of education and the potential of each and every young person. Coupled with this, you’ll have a clear understanding of what makes a great school, a track record of delivering good outcomes as a senior leader and a strong moral compass.

This is a unique opportunity to ensure teaching and learning is at the heart of everything we do and every decision we make. You’ll use your skills as an outstanding practitioner to develop impactful teaching and learning practices and ensure our curriculum is fit for purpose.

Crucially, as a highly influential advocate of exceptional standards at Spires Academy and across the entire E21C family, you’ll need a proven ability to engage, inspire and build excellent relationships with students, staff and the entire community we are so proud to serve. 

If you’re an ambitious senior leader with an innovative mindset, a genuine passion for E21C’s mission and a deep understanding of pedagogy, then we want to hear from you.

Information about the school

About Us

Spires Academy offers a distinctive small school environment and is justly proud of its reputation as a place where each individual is well known, listened to and encouraged to be the best they can be.

At Spires Academy we believe our core purpose is “Achieving Excellence Together”. We aim for excellence in everything we do, from learning to personal development. We work hard to provide a safe and happy environment within which every student can grow and achieve personal, social and academic success.

Our staff turnover is low, we invest in our staff to help them to become the best possible teachers they can be. There are excellent opportunities for people who work hard. Effort is often recognised in career development and many who came to us as NQT's now have substantial leadership roles. Our CPD programme and collegiate approach are highly effective. Staff morale is high and so is that of our students and their community.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Gemma Lees
  • Address:Bredlands Lane, Sturry, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 0HD
  • Telephone: 01227710392
  • Email: glees@spires.e21c.co.uk


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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).