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School Name Cowley International College
School Address Hard Lane, St Helens, WA10 6PN Tel: 01744 678030
Job Title Assistant Principal Student Support
Job reference CIAP1
Department Children & Young People Services Department
Grade L12 - L16
Pay From: £55337.00 To: £61165.00
Hours 37 hours per week, term time only + 5 staff days
Closing date 24 June 2022 (12pm)
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Job Description
Cowley is a successful larger than average maintained secondary school with a Sixth Form. In November 2021, Ofsted judged Cowley International College as “Good”.

Ofsted November 2021 –‘Pupils, including students in the sixth form, said that Cowley International College is a special place to learn. They said that they feel safe and happy in school’.

‘Leaders, including governors, ensure that pupils and students are at the centre of each decision that is made at Cowley International College. They are determined that everybody associated with the school is given the opportunity to succeed.’

Governors wish to appoint a dynamic and forward-thinking Assistant Principal. This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding, driven, and ambitious leader to strengthen our existing team to support students post Covid. Your responsibilities will be negotiable; however, the successful candidate will have:

• A proven track record of supporting students to overcome barriers to learning.
• An ability to recognise opportunities and face challenges, whilst maintaining your sense of humour and care for young people. • An ability to work with staff and students to provide the best possible learning opportunities and support, ensuring clear outcomes and impacts.
• A compelling vision and the ability to motivate experienced teams to ensure all students meet their potential.

We welcome anyone interested in the role to come and visit our College. Please telephone Karen Joinson, Executive Principal’s PA, on 01744 678030, to arrange an appointment.

Please go to the job vacancies section of St Helens Council website St Helens Jobs Online (

Cowley is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Section Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure Certificate.

Closing date: 12 noon, Friday, 24th June 2022
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PS Assistant Principal Student Support person specification.pdf
JD Assistant Principal job description (Student Support).pdf
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