Assistant Principal - Responsible for English, Oldham

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Oasis Academy OldhamOldham

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Highly competitive and negotiable for exceptional candidate

Do you want to be a leader in a forward thinking, dynamic and supportive organisation?

If so, then Oasis Academy Oldham and Oasis Academy Leesbrook are the schools for you.

Oasis Academy is a school on a very strong trajectory. The school is in the top 3% most improved schools in the country for GSCE performance over the last two years, Ofsted has praised the progress that is being made and our ethos and outstanding £30 million state-of-the-art facilities ensure we are a vital hub for our community.

Just a few miles away, Oasis Academy Leesbrook is a brand new school opening in September 2018. 

Together we are looking for a talented and inspiring Assistant Principal with responsibility for English to help Oasis Academy Oldham continue to progress and to help ensure an exciting new school sets the highest of standards from day one.

This is a role in which you will be able to make a real impact. You will be a member of a committed senior leadership team, take a dedicated role at the helm of a talented English faculty and be able to create a legacy by establishing a new team at Oasis Academy Leesbrook. 

In return, we can offer a firm commitment to professional development, as we have a culture where talent and dedication is nurtured, recognised and rewarded. As Ofsted stated in their last inspection of Oasis Academy Oldham; “Teachers appreciate the many opportunities that they have to improve their practice through more training”.

Furthermore, through Oasis Community Learning, the opportunities to further your career are significant. Oasis has, for example, recently been successful in a bid to open a secondary free school within Oldham. This partner school will enhance the career opportunities available – making this a very attractive position for someone committed to furthering their career in education.

The schools are committed to meeting the needs of our community, but excellent transport links to Manchester and our proximity to the M60 mean that our staff are able easily able to reach us from a much wider area.

We are looking to appoint a colleague who will:

  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills and prove to be a dynamic and supportive member of the Leadership team
  • Provide professional leadership to secure high quality teaching through improved standards of learning, progress and attainment for all student
  • Be responsible for the development of the English faculty, providing clear      direction and a sense of purpose, contributing to the aims and ethos of      the school
  • Build and lead a team of educational professionals
  • Engage, enthuse, motivate and challenge students to raise achievement at all levels
  • Demonstrate excellent motivational skills to inspire colleagues
  • Be committed to contributing to the next stage of our transformation
  • Provide the very best educational opportunities for the students
  • Strategically plan and deliver an engaging and effective English curriculum 
  • Be an inspirational team player and have a passion for enabling change for students and across the wider community. 

In return you can expect:

  • A highly competitive salary and benefits including a generous pension scheme and access to our outstanding onsite gym, which is free to staff members 
  • Excellent and extensive opportunities for professional development 
  • The opportunity to join an organisation with a national reputation for consistently improving results and facilitating community transformation. 
  • Regional and national support towards career progression
  • A supportive and encouraging Senior Leadership Team who prioritise staff and value every individual 

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, building on our success and joining us on our exciting journeys, we would love to hear from you.  

The Principal welcomes an informal conversation either by phone or school visit.

To learn more about us or to download an application pack, visit our website: or email: 

Completed applications should be returned to 

Closing date for applications is: 12.00 noon on Thursday 14th December 2017

Interviews will be held w/c 18th December 2017

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks

Oasis Community Learning supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

Oasis Community Learning is a company limited by Guarantee registered in England and Wales no. 5398529 and is an exempt charity under the terms of the Charities Act 1993 and 2006.

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More about Oasis Academy Oldham
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Hollins Road, Oldham, Manchester, OL8 4JZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 624 9630
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