Head of Communications, Oxfordshire

Closing date:

Cheney SchoolOxfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,197.29 - £25,462.40 pa, pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

Cheney School is a popular, high performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn. The success as a single Academy Trust is leading Cheney School to expand into a Multi Academy Trust. 

We are seeking to appoint a creative and enthusiastic Head of Communications. You will manage the daily operations of the School’s Communications office by delivering effective administrative support in this area to the school. You will manage different strands of communication in school which will include: prospectus; web site; events; press releases etc.

This post would suit a candidate who is committed to working in a school environment and is keen to contribute to the school’s ethos and values. Proven management skills are essential, as are experience in the web design and maintenance.

You will also need the following:

  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to work under pressure.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, publishing software (in-design) and web creation.
  • Good interpersonal skills to help liaise with community, students, parents and staff across      the school.
  • A ‘can do’ attitude and be a good team player.

37 hours per week, term-time plus 2 weeks during school holidays – with flexibility in terms of start time and working days. Grade 9 (point 29 - 32) £23,197.29 - £25,462.40 pa, pro rata

If you would like to find out more, please contact Ben Hegedus at: bhe@cheney.oxon.sch.uk or by telephone on: 01865 755266.

How to Apply:

Please download an application pack from below.

In addition to your application form, please email a letter of application, detailing reasons for your interest in this post and your relevant skills and experience to: bhe@cheney.oxon.sch.uk

Closing date: Monday 14 August 2017 at 12pm 

Interviews: Wednesday 16 August 2017

Oxfordshire Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cheney Lane, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 7QH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1865 765726
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