Deputy Principal and Regional Lead for Orchard Hill College (Uxbridge)

(£64,193 to £85,099 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance)
Location: Wyvern House, Uxbridge, UB8 2XN Hours: Full Time, All Year Round

Closing Date: 18/09/2019

Job Description

You will;

Deputise effectively for the Principal as required

Be the Designated Safeguarding Lead for the College

Liaise with Local Authorities to build relationships and facilitate enrolments

Promote the work of the College and OHC&AT, in order to maintain its high reputation as an outstanding provider of education and destinations for learning in SEND

Oversee continuous improvement of the curriculum ensuring that the teaching, learning and assessment remains ‘outstanding’

Person Specification

The right person for the role will have;

Qualified Teacher Status

Significant experience of working in a specialist School/College sector

Successful experience of leadership

The ability to demonstrate strong practitioner skills, and have confidence in supporting challenging behaviours and curriculum innovation

Experience of managing work-based programmes such as traineeships and apprenticeships

Further Information

We have Centres across London and Surrey where we aim to be as close to our students’ local communities as possible. This enables our students to build a network of people who appreciate what they can offer during and after their time at College. The College offers a range of vocational programmes including Workstart and traineeships. The College has an apprenticeship contract and delivers apprenticeships in Supporting Teaching and Learning and Health Care Support.

OHC Deputy Principal of College Applicant Information Pack

Application Guidance

If you are interested in joining a dynamic and fast-paced culture with a supportive management team and great career opportunities, please contact Kelly Phillips, Principal at  to arrange a visit to a centre.

To apply, please send your completed application form to

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date: 5pm on Wednesday 18th September

Interview Date: Wednesday 25th September

Orchard Hill 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.

As a result of outstanding teaching, over time students make excellent progress and develop the knowledge and skills they need to achieve their goals.
Ofsted November 2019

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