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Assistant Headteacher

Oaklands SchoolTower Hamlets

Assistant Headteacher (2 Positions)

Required from January 2022

Salary Range: L14-18 (Inner London Scale) 

Are you a talented and dynamic practitioner? Do you aspire to headship in the future?

Do you wish play a key leadership role in a high-performing and highly successful school in the heart of East London?

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in a strong and progressive leadership team in a vibrant and happy school. We are seeking two outstanding teachers and leaders, who have the drive, vision and ambition to help lead the school to even greater success. You will already be a successful and experienced school leader with a proven track record of excellence in your current role. You will be passionate about education and committed to securing excellent outcomes for children of all abilities. As a highly dedicated and innovative professional, you will join a dynamic team of teaching and associate staff, all determined to ensure that the school maintains its reputation for excellence.

Oaklands is a high achieving school at GCSE and A level. We have a committed staff who thrive in an inclusive culture focused on quality teaching and learning. Oaklands students are ambitious and aspirational with high expectations of their school.

We are keen to hear from you if you:-

• Have an excellent track-record as a teacher and leader

• Are flexible and adaptable

• Are ambitious, hard-working and a team player

We can offer you the opportunity to join:

• A highly committed and dedicated staff.

• Excellent CPD opportunities.

• Students who love their school, are ambitious and want to learn

The precise responsibilities of the posts will be negotiated depending on the skills and experience of the successful applicants.

Please outline in your letter of application how your experience to date has prepared you for this post and the areas of whole school leadership to which you think you are most suited at this stage of your career.

Oaklands is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications for all posts from appropriately qualified persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be DBS checked.

For an application pack please contact:         

Sam Harvey (HR Officer)

Telephone:  0207 613 1014     Email:  

Closing date for applications: 9am Tuesday 21st September 2021

Interviews: Thursday 30th September and Friday 1st October 2021

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