Deputy Principal – Quality of Education (Uckfield College)
Hours of work: 32.5 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Wednesday 29 March 2023
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact: Uckfield College, Downsview Crescent, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 3DJ
Phone: 01825 764844
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the role
We require an inspirational leader who is relentless in the pursuit of the highest standards of student progress and an innovative driver of outstanding teaching and learning. This is a great opportunity to learn and develop and should be a springboard to Headship and beyond.
We recently advertised for a Deputy Principal - Aspirations and Expectations post but did not appoint. Consequently we have reshaped our SLT and are now advertising a different role: Deputy Principal - Quality of Education. The key accountabilities for this role are: Teaching & Learning, Curriculum & Assessment and Raising Achievement. We aim to recruit an exceptional professional with the vision, resilience and implementation skills to lead and develop staff and students to achieve their potential.
Uckfield College is a highly successful and popular College in the heart of rural Sussex yet within commuting distance of Brighton, Eastbourne and the South Coast. Uckfield College is an excellent working environment characterised by happy, well-motivated students and innovative and enthusiastic teachers.
This is a truly exciting leadership opportunity as a key member of our strong and committed SLT, and we warmly invite you to find out more about it.
Working at Uckfield College means joining a vibrant, dedicated and skilled team, who are committed to working collaboratively to achieve real excellence for our students. In return we offer a wealth of staff benefits including professional learning and development opportunities, leadership reflection, a free chromebook, employee assistance programme including counselling services, and wellbeing initiatives such as free staff breakfasts, free sports activities and staff social events.
For further information and a full application pack, please visit our website: www.uckfield.college or email email@example.com. An electronic application can be returned by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications should be returned to the College as soon as possible or at the latest by 9am on Wednesday 29 March 2023.
East Sussex County Council is an authority committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.