Deputy Principal, Gillingham

Closing date:

Oasis Skinner Street AcademyGillingham

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018 or sooner if available earlier
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L6 – L10 (£44,544 - £49,199) + Teachers Pension
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Changing lives – Transforming Futures

An exciting opportunity is now available for an outstanding teacher and leader to progress their career and take on the role of Deputy Principal at this friendly Primary School.  You will need to demonstrate a passion for education, and for working with students to help them achieve their maximum potential.

The position will be non-class based with a teaching commitment of two days per week. Candidates must have ambition, drive and most importantly, a desire to impart learning that will inspire both children, colleagues and our academy community.

This role presents a wonderful opportunity for an individual with enthusiasm and innovation to support the Academy leadership team in one of the UK’s most successful Multi-Academy Trusts, Oasis Community Learning.

Supportive Culture 

We currently have 401 students aged 4-11 on roll, 27% of whom require support for EAL and 25% are on the SEN list. Oasis Skinner Street is committed to helping all students to flourish regardless of their specific needs.  We aim to promote an enthusiastic culture of inclusion, healthy relationships and pride in achievement.

Achieving Excellence  

The Academy is committed to recruiting passionate, dedicated individuals to help our children achieve their academic and wider potential. The successful candidate is expected to engender enthusiasm and drive throughout our staff, nurturing a culture of ambition and continuous improvement. Our focus on achieving excellent standards for the whole child is paramount and this is done in a welcoming and caring atmosphere.

About Oasis  

Our Academy is part of the Oasis Community Learning family, a multi-Academy sponsor with the express purpose of transforming learning, lives and communities; aspiring to deliver exceptional education at the heart of the community.

To apply:  

To apply please download and complete the Oasis application form and Equal Opportunity Form and return via email to  FAO Camilla Holland by no later than 11.00 on Tuesday 17 April 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.


Candidates are warmly invited to visit our Academy prior to the closing date.  Please contact the School Office - 01634 850213 or email your request to

Interview Date: Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Start Date: September 2018 or earlier if available sooner.

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 Skinner Street Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Skinner Street, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1LG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1634 850213
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Oasis Academy Skinner Street became part of the Oasis family of Academies in September 2013. Situated in Gillingham, Kent, we are an inclusive-of-all Primary Academy for young minds aged 4-11. With our mission statement - ‘we transform’ - championed ...