Assistant Head of College (Assistant Principal)
The Hundred of Hoo Academy

Job reference: 004820

Location: The Hundred of Hoo Academy

Closing date: 20/05/2022

Salary: Leadership scale commensurate with experience

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Secondary Leadership

Hours per week: Full-time

Start Date: September 2022

About the role: ​​​​​From September 2022, we are looking for an exceptional candidate to join us as an Assistant Head of College (Assistant Principal). The successful candidate will work alongside the Principal and Vice Principal, to support the academic and pastoral development of its students. 

We are looking for an individual who can confidently establish and develop excellent relationships with all stakeholders. They will be a highly effective and inspirational teacher and leader, with strong behaviour management and experience of leading highly successful teams at a secondary level. We expect all of our students to be challenged, to be inspired and to achieve beyond expectation. Prospective Assistant Principals will be experienced middle leaders who have worked in roles such as Heads of Departments or equivalent.

As a community we believe in working collaboratively and sharing good practice. If you want to be part of a team which embraces innovation and creativity then we are interested to hear from you.

For our successful candidate, being a member of staff at The Hundred of Hoo Academy and the wider Trust means you’ll receive access to a great range of employment benefits from day one.  Click here to view the current benefits package, and be mindful that the list is always growing. 

We’d like to hear from candidates who are:

  • An excellent leader who is passionate about learning and has strong subject knowledge within their own subject 
  • Collaborative, able to build strong professional relationships
  • Able to motivate and inspire students and staff to achieve their full potential
  • Energetic and have a can-do attitude
  • Confident and has strong career aspirations
  • Committed to safeguarding and the happiness and wellbeing of everyone at the Academy


Click here for the full Recruitment Pack.




​​​​​​​Naturally, we are seeking to appoint the best possible candidate and therefore the application process will reflect our desire to undertake all necessary measures to achieve this.

On the basis that interested candidates will be keen to visit the academy before making a formal application, you can arrange this by contacting Kathy Blackwell (Office Manager) - kathy.blackwell@hundredofhooacademy.org.uk. Visits will be hosted by a member of SLT.  Please ensure you offer a range of dates when you are available in your initial email to ensure we can coordinate a visit that works for both you and the Academy. 

Candidates wishing to have an initial conversation with the Principal about this role can also arrange for a telephone call. Those wishing to do so should also contact Kathy Blackwell, as above, in the first instance.

If you have any queries on any aspect of the application process or need additional information, please contact Holly Neve (Recruitment Co-ordinator) on 01634 412 263 or holly.neve@latrust.org.uk.​​​​​​​

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Application closing date:     Friday 20th May 2022, midday
Interview date:                Friday 27th May 2022


The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.

 

The closing date for this job has now passed.

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