Deputy Principal (Oxford)

Job title:Deputy Principal (Oxford)
Hours:Full-time
Contract type:Fixed short-term (Cover)
Start date:Monday, 5th November 2018
End date:Friday, 14th December 2018

Position description:

The Deputy Principal is accountable for the academic progress and welfare of students.  The Deputy Principal will provide leadership for academic progression, academic supervision and student welfare.  This includes safeguarding: the Deputy Principal is the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) for safeguarding and child protection. The Deputy Principal will ensure all students thrive, are engaged in their learning and develop, both academically and personally.

This is both a management and an academic role.  The role requires strong academic guidance and a passion for all aspects of student personal development.

The Deputy Principal plays a major role in the development of procedures, policies and practices connected with student academic progress and welfare.

Context:

Greene’s provides a personal, exceptional and demanding academic experience that liberates students from a one-size-fits-all curriculum.  All students have a personal academic plan, are taught using the tutorial method, join a leadership programme, have their own personal tutor and mentor and are expected and challenged to think.

Our commitment to the tutorial method of learning means that each student is taught individually or in small groups by tutors.  At Greene’s development of the individual, pastoral care, leadership and learning go hand in hand.  Greene’s is non-selective, and enrols students with a broad range of backgrounds, previous educational experiences & interests.

Students achieve the academic results, skills, values and behaviours they need for success in higher education and their careers.

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