Vice Principal – Cardinal Wiseman School

Salary:                ISR 19 – 23

The Board of Directors, in partnership with the Local Academy Committee wish to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Vice Principal who will support the Principal in leading the Catholic Ethos of our happy and successful school.

This is a high-profile senior leadership role, a unique opportunity for an ambitious, forwardthinking leader to join our thriving academy. If you want to be part of a strong performing team with high aspirations and you have a track record of driving up standards with a commitment to making a difference then this could be the school for you.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a practising Catholic
  • Have a proven record of successful leadership which has secured improved outcomes for all students
  • Have a clear understanding and knowledge of a range of operational strategies and interventions to secure improved outcomes for students
  • Have the ability to motivate, engage and inspire staff, pupils and parents
  • Be resilient and have strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be aspirational and ambitious for all members of the school community
  • Be able to raise the profile of the school within the wider community and with its partner primary schools as part of the Romero MAC

The Romero Catholic Academy can offer:

  • A Community of Faith where all young people are valued and cared for
  • A leadership and staff team committed to securing the best for all students and continual improvement in a changing educational landscape
  • Students who want to learn and to succeed.
  • Strong partnership links and primary partners within an established multi –academy company
  • A staff team who are ambitious for students and students who want to learn and succeed
  • A wide variety of staff benefits including a generous pension scheme, Wider Wallet and BHSF benefits through the Romero Staff Charter

We would be delighted to show you around our school, to arrange a visit, or to discuss this role further please contact Helen Quinn, Catholic Senior Executive Leader via Executive Assistant Laura Morgan at

Only CES application forms will be accepted. All sections of the CES application form must be completed.

Application forms should be returned to the HR Department at

Key Dates:

Closing Date:     Friday 15th October 9am

Shortlisting:       Friday 15th October 12pm

Please note references will also be applied for on this date.

Interview Date: Tuesday 19th October

Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students. All offers of employment will be subject to an enhanced DBS checks.


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