Vice Principal (Primary)

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About the role

Simon Balle All through school is a unique place to work, being one of only 170 all-through school nationally and the second to be established in Hertfordshire. Working here opens up so many opportunities and the ethos and culture is such that so many people flourish professionally. We are looking for an inspirational and engaging Vice Principal who shares our commitment to providing a creative, stimulating and inclusive learning environment in which all children can achieve their full potential. Working closely with the Headteacher, you will have high expectations and the knowledge, experience and interpersonal skills to drive sustained improvement throughout this outstanding school.  

Please use the Simon Balle School application form and we prefer electronic submissions where possible. Electronic versions of the application form are available on our school website at:

In addition to the completed application form we would like you to attach a statement (no longer than 2 sides of A4-font 12) which addresses the strengths and challenges of leading an all-through school.

Closing date : Thursday 24th January 2019 (noon) however candidates are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible as the school reserves the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate. Interviews Thursday 31st January and Friday 1st February 2019.

Simon Balle is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are also committed to the equality of opportunity for all. Applicants for this post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service


Contact details

Simon Balle School , Headteacher
Mangrove Road Hertford
Hertfordshire SG13 8AJ

Telephone: 01992 410400
Fax: 01992 410401