SFX is a dynamic and ambitious Sixth Form College, one of the closest Sixth Form Colleges to both the City of London and to Parliament. We thrive on our many engagements and connections with higher education, with employers and with external agencies and we relish the challenge of working out how best to equip our young people to compete and flourish in the future. Rated “Good” by Ofsted (in 2018), the College achieves excellent standards and is proud to support many young people from non-traditional backgrounds to successful progression to higher education and to employment. Currently, it is embarking upon a journey to achieve one of the first awards of “Apple Distinguished” status for its digital innovation practice in teaching, learning and assessment. We want to ensure that we take care of and support the development of the whole person: educational, emotional, social and spiritual.
Assistant Principal - Student Welfare & Quality Improvement
Start date: 24 August 2020
Full Time| Permanent
Salary: SFC Leadership Spine L8-L12 plus inner London weighting (currently £3859)
St Francis Xavier Sixth Form College is rightly proud of its pastoral provision. We are therefore excited to hear from ambitious leaders who share our values and vision and who have an unremitting commitment to pastoral support and educational excellence for all learners. The Assistant Principal, Student Welfare and Quality Improvement will play a critical role in steering the direction of the college’s pastoral work and support for students. This is a key position in the leadership of the college and will require the candidate to work closely with the Deputy Principal Ethos and Student Welfare and to deputise as the Designated Safeguarding Lead. In addition, you will take an active role in the day to day management of behaviour and conduct, meet with key stakeholders, including parents and other professionals, and contribute to the ongoing strategic management of the college. The ideal candidate will have experience in dealing with pastoral matters including working with stakeholders as well as being committed to driving forward the pastoral work of the College. We are committed to professional development and would welcome applications from middle leaders who are looking for their next career step.
As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including membership of the Teacher Pension Scheme, employee assistance programme, excellent training opportunities, free use of our state of the art fitness suite and staff fitness classes, cycle to work scheme, on site free parking to name a few.
With excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Saint Francis Xavier Sixth Form College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development.
To apply, please submit fully completed application form. Please note, CVs will not be accepted. For more information about the College please visit our website.
The closing date for receipt of application forms is 26th April 2020
Interviews are scheduled to be held in the week beginning 11th May 2020
All successful candidates must be willing to undergo a DBS Police check.
In promoting equal opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community. All disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria will be shortlisted for interview.
SFX is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of young people. Successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
Education through a Christian Community
St Francis Xavier Sixth Form College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. Successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.