Senior Vice Principal - Gospel Oak School

Gospel Oak School, Bilston Road, Tipton DY4 0BZ
L22 - L26 Leadership Scale
10 Sep 2021
24 Sep 2021
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

We are looking for a highly motivated and effective senior leader with a proven track record in raising standards to include:

  • Experienced Senior Leaders who embrace challenge and value changing lives in an area of high deprivation
  • A dedicated professional who values align to our commitments to arts, culture and creativity and the world beyond school
  • Those who possess high levels of communication skills, emotional intelligence and lead with integrity. We are a school community built on positive relationships.
  • A strategic thinker who can turn policy into practice and evidence impact across key school improvement areas including Curriculum and Assessment
  • A caring and empathetic leader who cares about enriching the lives of students and supporting and developing colleagues
  • Someone with a high level of commitment to Safeguarding and Staff Wellbeing
  • A confident leader who can deputise for the Principal and manage the school’s day to day operations
  • Someone with a sense of humour who will further enhance the outstanding Senior Leadership Team

Significant changes have been made in the last year to remove barriers to improvement, and the successful candidate will be joining the senior leadership team at a critical and exciting time to drive standards forward and ensure the best outcomes for all our students.

You will be joining a group of 9 successful schools serving approximately 4000 children from nursery through to 19 years of age as part of the Central Regions Schools Trust, founded by the RSA. Gospel Oak School in Tipton (West Midlands) is an oversubscribed and expanding 11-19 school with 1275 students (including Sixth Form). The school is highly aspirational, boasting fantastic facilities for both students and staff.

In return we can offer:

  • A challenging and supportive learning environment
  • State of the art facilities
  • Opportunities for working with other colleagues across the Trust
  • CPD to support you to the next level of your career
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Care First Employee Assistance Programme
  • The opportunity to make a real difference to young people’s lives.


For further information about the role please contact the HR department on either or by calling 0121 556 1351. An application pack can be found on the School website under vacancies.

Completed application forms should be emailed to by 9.00am on 23rd September 2021. To apply, please submit a letter of application (no more than 2 sides) along with the completion of our application form.

The Central Region Schools Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All our posts are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, 2 work references and other employment checks.


Gospel Oak School, Bilston Road, Tipton, West Midlands, DY4 0BZ


Full Time


L22 - L26 Leadership Scale


Gospel Oak School, Bilston Road, Tipton, West Midlands, DY4 0BZ

Closing Date:

23rd September 2021 at 9.00am


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