School will be closed for students on 28th & 29th October for Staff INSET Days

Normal school resumes from Wednesday 30th October

School placement referrals/consultations to be sent to new email – admissions@yphub.org

Vacancies

At the Young People’s Academy, we aim to give every student the opportunity to succeed whether it is in the classroom, on the sports field, in the local community or in one of the many extra-curricular activities.

We understand that many of our pupils come here having had very difficult experiences of school in the past. With the skill and dedication of our staff, we aim to reconnect them with education so they can make progress to becoming successful adults.

If you feel you have the drive, skills and passion to enable our students to achieve, please call us on 01895 446 747 or email info@ypacademy.org.uk to speak about job opportunities at the Young People’s Academy.

Young People’s Academy is part of Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust (OHC&AT), a specialist Trust with 14 Academies and six College Centres across London, Surrey and Sussex. To view all vacancies across OHC&AT please visit http://www.ohcat.org/vacancies/

 

Available Jobs

Head of School (Leadership Scale L21 – L25, £68,559 - £75,289 per annum for full time)

Location: Young People's Academy Hours: Full Time

Starting:  January 2020

Young People’s Academy is a secondary co-educational special school for students who have social, emotional and mental health needs (SEMH) based in Hillingdon. Some students also have co-existing conditions, such as a specific learning difficulty or a diagnosis of ASD.  Staff: student ratios are favourable and support our students to achieve well.

Young People’s Academy converted to become an OHC&AT Academy in April 2015. This is an exciting time in the school’s development with a planned relocation to a newly refurbished learning campus on the existing site for academic year 2020-21.

You will be an ambitious, proven leader either at Deputy or Principal level and have an excellent track record of successfully implementing school improvement and impactful change.

Closing Date: 21/10/2019

YPA has a good understanding and built a rapport with my son. He has been happy and well cared for to the point where he has met his full potential and thrived. The right balance and structure has provided for my son’s complex needs. Thank you for your continuous support.  Parent

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