Vice Principal - Avon Valley College

Start date:                  1st January 2018

Salary:                        Negotiable

Location:                    Avon Valley College

Contract Term:          Permanent

We are seeking to appoint a Vice Principal to join Avon Valley College in January 2018.  We are looking for an individual with a strong track record of performance, who relishes the opportunity to lead in all areas of education, and is driven by establishing a culture of pupil and staff happiness, high achievement, safety and personal growth.

Salisbury Plain Academies wants its Leaders to focus on what they do best - improving the performance of staff, pupils and the academy’s reach in the local community. The day-to-day operational management of the school is the responsibility of the Director of Business and Finance supported by the Core Services Team - they are responsible for budget management, estates management, line management of operational support staff and ICT at the Academy.

Avon Valley College is the one secondary school within our multi-academy trust.  It is much valued by its community which itself reflects the social mix of the locality in that military families make up a significant number of our schools’ populations. As part of the rebasing of troops from Germany, all local schools will see a rise in population between now and 2020 and because Avon Valley will see numbers go from just under 600 now to 1150-1200 by 2019-2020, Wiltshire Council is in the process of a phased building programme to bring new classrooms to Avon Valley College by 2018-2019. The Trust intends that phased programme to continue in order to refresh and renew the entire estate.

About Salisbury Plain Academies – a multi-academy trust

Based in the picturesque village of Durrington, Avon Valley College is part of Salisbury Plain Academies which was formed July 2016.

The Trust is aspirational and intends to establish a hub of excellence on Salisbury Plain, focusing on the continuous professional development of teachers in order to enable them to teach innovatively and successfully at all levels, working collaboratively across all our schools to develop leadership in all aspects. 

Potential candidates wishing to visit and have a tour of the school should contact Rachel Titchener, PA to the Principal, on 01980 652467 to arrange a mutually convenient date and time.

To apply, please download and complete the documents below, or contact the Recruitment Team, Avon Valley College, Recreation Road, Durrington, Wiltshire, SP4 8HH, 01980 652467

Closing date for applications:  Friday 6th October 2017 at 5.00pm

Date of interview: Thursday 12th and Friday 13th October 2017

Download the original advert: here

Download Application Form

Download Application Pack

Exciting Teaching Opportunities at Avon Valley College

Avon Valley College is an academy within the Salisbury Plain Academies Trust and is at a pivotal point in its exciting journey. With a new Principal in September 2017 and expansion plans on the horizon, doubling in size by 2019/2020, the future is bright for Avon Valley College. We are looking for some great teachers to join our team. We can offer excellent professional development opportunities and career acceleration for those who are aspiring to leadership.

We currently have the following vacancies:

·       Teacher of Maths x 2

·       Teacher of MFL

·       Teacher of Science

Salary negotiable according to experience and part time will be considered

We require enthusiastic and effective teachers with the ability to teach across the age range from key stage 3 to key stage 4.   Applications are welcome from passionate teachers with specialisms in Maths, MFL and Science. We would also welcome applications from ambitious newly qualified Teachers.

Start date: 4th January 2018 or sooner if available.

If you are interested in finding out more, please contact Rachel Titchener on 01980 652467 to arrange a visit to the school.

For further details download the Job Description by clicking on the job title. Please download the Person Spec and complete the Application Form.

Closing date for applications: Friday 6th October 2017

Date of interview: Week commencing 16th October 2017

Salisbury Plain Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, medical and reference checks.



Salisbury Plain Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, medical and reference checks.

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