Assistant Principal - Secure Services

Guidant Group
South East England
£55k - £61k pa + see advert
19 Oct 2016
18 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Salary - circa £55-61k including market allowance and subject to experience
Location - London or SE with some travel. London weighting of £5k payable if based in London

Nacro, a social justice charity celebrating its 50th year of operation, is looking for a talented Assistant Principal to join our Education Directorate. You will be responsible for leading and managing our Education Services within Secure Settings. This is an exciting time to join us, and you will be at the forefront of improving and expanding our Education offer within this sector. As the Assistant Principal, you will be responsible for leading the education teams which are based in three secure environments. Working closely with our Education Principal, you will also generate new business opportunities for Nacro within the secure education sector. You will lead on all aspects of service delivery including quality, strategy, improvement, assurance and performance monitoring. A strategic thinker with a passion for the highest possible standards of teaching, learning and assessment, you will have the vision and high-impact leadership skills it takes to get everyone on board.

It is essential that the successful candidate has:

- Significant experience of managing and operating in secure education environments
- A comprehensive understanding of the Secure Sector and associated regulatory requirements
- The ability to focus on commercial need, with experience of maximising financial budgets and funding contracts
- Extensive understanding of current Inspection Framework and Ofsted criteria and strategies to tackle under-performance in challenging circumstances
- An understanding and commitment to all issues relating to Safeguarding and Equality (including H&S)

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For an informal conversation with our Education Principal about this role please call *************

Benefits offered
28 days a year annual leave with the ability to accrue 1 day of additional holiday for every year of service up to 5 years plus bank holidays; pro rata for part-time employees
Pension scheme
Season ticket loan
Working 35 hours per week, plus paid lunch break (40 hours in total); pro rata for part-time employees
As a committed Investor In People (IIP), continued professional development is central to our people and performance management activities. Our employees receive regular support with Personal Development Planning and have access to training and professional development opportunities.

Our Vision, Mission & Values
Our vision is a society in which communities are crime free, and people feel safe and supported to reach their aspirations. Our mission is to positively change lives, strengthen communities, enhance social inclusion, reduce crime and prevent offending behaviour. Our values are to be courageous, inspiring, reliable and focused on outcomes. We adhere to them across our services, which include education, housing, substance misuse treatment, the prevention of reoffending, and in our work to influence policy.

Equal Opportunities Statement
Nacro values the diverse nature of its staff and of those using its services, and is committed to ensuring that this is reflected in all its practices, policies and services.

Nacro's commitment to equity involves much more than equality of access and tackling discrimination - it requires the whole of Nacro to actively embrace and promote the benefits and opportunities that diversity brings to the organisation

Please apply at your earliest convenience as this position could close before the advert expiry date. Guidant Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Guidant Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Guidant Group is committed to diversity and flexibility in the workplace. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support you during the application process, please mention this at any stage.