Assistant Head (co-curriculum), Shropshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Oswestry SchoolShropshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019 or January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: N/A
Contract term: Permanent

The co-curricular programme is an integral part of school life. Oswestry School seeks a senior teacher to lead the strategic direction and coherent development of an extensive co-curricular provision. This is an exciting opportunity to lead a substantial portfolio and to differentiate Oswestry School through the pursuit of excellence across an impressively diverse co-curricular programme. The appointed candidate will blend a track record of successful leadership experience, the capacity to manage a complex and wide-ranging remit and the strategic skills to develop and deliver an inspiring vision for the first-class co-curricular provision. Outstanding communication skills and the personal authority to build strong relationships with pupils, staff, parents and other stakeholders is essential, as is a deep commitment to the School’s aims and ethos.

The role is expected to be offered to a candidate who is able to join the teaching staff, however, no specific subject area is preferred.

For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Mr Julian Noad, Headmaster, on 01691 655711 or email at 

Other responsibilities could be considered in combination with this role: Housemaster/mistress and Head of Boarding. Please see the TES website for details.

Accommodation might be available if this is taken as a residential role. Generous fee discounts for staff children, as well as a medical support package and use of facilities, help emphasise that Oswestry School is a community which cares for its employees.

Closing dates for the above position: Thursday 24 April 2019 at noon

Provisional interview dates for the above position: Friday 3 May, Monday 6 May or Wednesday 8 May 2019

The school reserves the right to offer the post at any stage in the appointment process or not to offer the post. 

For an application form and job description please contact:

Victoria Barker, Headmaster’s PA, Oswestry School, Upper Brook Street, Oswestry, SY11 2TL

Telephone 01691 655711 or email

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

More about Oswestry School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: Upper Brook Street, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 2TL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1691 655711
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