Deputy Principal, Croydon

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Oasis Academy: Shirley ParkCroydon

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Start date: 01 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L18 – L22 (£62985 - £69,139), Outer London
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Changing lives – Transforming Futures. 

An exciting opportunity has recently arisen for an outstanding teacher and leader to join Oasis Academy Shirley Park as a Deputy Principal. The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic senior leadership team and will take a leading role in the life of the Academy.  Candidates must have ambition, drive and most importantly, a passion for learning that will inspire both students and our academy community.  

Oasis Academy Shirley Park provides education for students aged 3-18 and has separate primary, secondary and sixth form provision. There are approximately 1,600 students on role with just over 1000 attending the secondary phase. The Academy serves the local diverse population providing much needed school places. We are committed to ensuring that all our students, and their families, attending our academy are able to feel a true sense of belonging and value.

About Oasis

Born of the Oasis global charity, Oasis Community Learning is a family of Academies. We are one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts in the UK, with the express purpose of transforming learning, lives and communities; aspiring to deliver exceptional education at the heart of the community. This is an exciting time to be joining the Oasis family, as through determination and interdependent collaboration we are working towards our vision of delivering exceptional education at the heart of the community together. Since just 2014 our percentage of academies being judged as ‘Good’ or Outstanding has risen from 39% to 81%. Find out more about us at 

Our Ideal Candidate  

We are seeking an individual with a strong track record of senior leadership, clarity of purpose and high expectations for all.  As a high profile individual within the Academy you will champion the Oasis ethos, support and develop your direct reports and empower their staff teams.  As Deputy Principal you will work with passion, commitment and determination to move the Academy forward.    

Come see for yourself! 

To have a discussion about the role or to arrange a visit the Academy Principal, Adam Browne, would welcome your contact via phone on 0208 656 0222 Ext: 78385

To apply: 

Please download and complete the Oasis Application Form and Equal Opportunity Form. Once complete, please return by email FAO Gemma Lamb to by 11.00 on Monday 21 May, 2018.   

Interviews: will take place on Wednesday 23 May, 2018  

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

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.

Job location

More about Oasis Academy: Shirley Park
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Long Lane Campus - Primary, Long Lane, Croydon, London, CR0 7AR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8656 0222
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