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Assistant Principal
  • Employer: Parkwood Hall Co-operative Academy
  • Reference: PARK/21/169186
  • Published: Sat 16/10/2021, 23:20 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 31/10/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 32 hours per week
  • Salary: Leadership Scale (Outer Fringe) L6 to L10 48,901-53,888 (current year 2020-21) (plus, non-residential allowance)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Kent, Parkwood Hall Co-operative Academy

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Assistant Principal


Leadership Scale (Outer Fringe) L6 to L10 48,901-53,888 (current year 2020-21)

(plus, non-residential allowance)


Parkwood Hall is a residential and day school for pupils aged 8-19 years with moderate to severe learning difficulties and other complex needs including autism and language difficulties.  We are passionate about our Co-operative values of self-help, self- responsibility, democracy, equality, equity and solidarity.

We need:

  • An inspirational and aspirational full time Assistant Principal to lead our Post 16 Provision
  • Provide excellent leadership
  • Appropriately challenge
  • Outstanding class teaching.
  • Mentor, coach and support colleagues by targeting their professional development
  • Ensure that the curriculum is vibrant, purposeful and engaging for all our pupils
  • Emotionally intelligent and experienced
  • Excellent approach to positive behaviour
  • Post 16 experience in a specialist setting would be an advantage.  

Your gain will be working within a vibrant and change embracing environment that prepares pupils for their adult lives. You will be joining an experienced forward-thinking senior leadership team who are committed to continuous improvement to become a Centre of Excellence for all our pupils.    

Please contact for an application form and further details about this vacancy.  Once you have completed the application form, this should be submitted via email to  The closing date for your application is as stated below.


References will be requested for those shortlisted only and prior to interview. Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers.  The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks.

The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

Closing date: Midnight 31st October 2021

Interview date: w/c 8th November 2021