Assistant Principal

Location:New Horizons School
Type of Position:Assistant Principal
Salary:Leadership 8 to 12
Start Date:January 2021
Closing Date: 12 noon, Monday 12th October 2020

Assistant Principal
Full-time, Permanent
Leadership pay scale
L8 £48,808 to L12 £52,856

The SABDEN Multi Academy Trust provides specialised education to young people with complex Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH). We are three special schools, a secure unit, a large countywide alternative provision, a vocational free school and one of five teaching schools within East Sussex.
We strive to discover success through learning, self-belief and achievement.  Pupils are empowered to take responsibility through a personalised curriculum supported by secure systems.
We are seeking to appoint an outstanding teacher, from January 2021, with experience of management within a school setting, and ready to make a step into school leadership. You will support the whole school vision, culture and ethos and will take responsibility for the operations of the Beauchamp Road site.
You will be able to lead practice through example, taking accountability for performance throughout the school and providing the mentoring, coaching and rigorous standard setting to ensure all staff meet the aspirational targets set. You will have a clear understanding of safeguarding, and will hold or have willingness to undertake DDSL training whilst in role. In this outward facing role, you will be expected to develop meaningful relationships with all stakeholders and be a key leader across the New Horizons and the SABDEN Academy Trust.
The successful candidate will be joining a school that continues to be ambitious in its drive to improve outcomes for our pupils. You will join a highly dedicated and professional staff team and be part of a supportive working and learning environment where your professional development is highly valued.
If you would like to have an informal discussion, prior to submitting an expression of interest, please contact Simone Hopkins, Principal, at
For an application pack, please download the application form and supporting documents from the document section below.
The closing date for applications is by 12 noon, Monday 12th October 2020
Please send completed application forms to
Interviews will be held in the week commencing 19th October 2020
For further information about New Horizons School, please visit the school's profile page by clicking here
The school has a proven commitment to 'Equality of Opportunity' and actively promotes the welfare and safeguarding of young people. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Debarring Service (DBS).
Page Downloads Date  
Assistant Principal JD & Person Spec 22nd Sep 2020 Download
SABDEN Teacher Application Form 18th Sep 2020 Download
SABDEN Candidate Information Pack 2020 26th Jun 2020 Download

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