Vice Principal

Job Description

School: The Open Academy
Location: The Open Academy
Salary: L20-L24
Type: Full Time
Contract Term: Required for September 2019
Start Date: 2019-03-05
Deadline: 2019-03-25

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, talented, creative, and capable senior leader with a proven track record of success.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to develop their career in an exciting and supportive environment.

The Open Academy is a vibrant, positive and stimulating setting and the state of the art building supports an innovative and business-like learning ethos.

We are seeking someone who …

  • Has high expectations of themselves and others
  • Has excellent inter-personal skills
  • Has a proven track record of success in making a positive impact on whole-school performance
  • Exemplifies the Academy’s core values, including integrity, teamwork and perseverance
  • The passion to create opportunities that can change lives

Your educational journey so far will have brought you to the point where you would relish the responsibility of developing our curriculum fit for the next stage of the Academy’s development.

As well as demonstrating that you have the experience and confidence to deputise for the Principal when required, you will support the Principal in driving effective practice and monitoring the strategic development of the Academy.  You will play a vital role in our journey towards excellence, leading on a wide range of aspects of provision, curriculum and the timetable.


Open Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to relevant checks in line with Safer Recruitment and Safeguarding procedures.

Job Description and Person Spec

How to Apply

For further information and an application form, please visit our website at

Informal visits to the Academy – by arrangement - are most welcome.


Closing Date:  Monday 25 March 2019 at 9.00 a.m.

Interviews: Week commencing 1 April 2019

Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust. Company no: 8737435.