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Assistant Headteacher - Pastoral Leadership Lead Role

Orchard Meadow Primary SchoolOxfordshire

Assistant Headteacher - Pastoral Leadership Lead Role

Location: Oxford

Salary: £39,032 - £41,000

Closing Date: Wednesday 8 December 2021

We strongly recommend you visit of school (Nominated School Visits: 23 November 2021). Deadline 3 December 2021.

The role

Do you have the drive and innovation to make the biggest difference to children’s lives?

Are you an inspiring leader with a passion for pupils’ personal development and well-being?

We are seeking a driven, knowledgeable leader who holds the highest of expectations for our community. A leader that aligns to our values and intent, to support our pupils to be well informed active citizens, that can leave our school with the skills and knowledge to positively contribute to society.

About You

You must have previous experience of successfully leading a phase, year group or core subject. You will be secure in all aspects of the role of Classroom Teacher and have experience of being a role model and coach to others. This role is a key role in the next steps for our school. You will have the opportunity to be part of driven leadership team that has the highest of expectations for its community. This role with hold accountability for the personal development curriculum, behaviours for learning and attendance. You will lead a strong team of staff that are dedicated to making a change in our pupils lives.

This is a rewarding opportunity to be part of a strong and forward-looking team. Orchard Meadow Primary is situated on the outskirts of Oxford City, within Blackbird Leys. Your work will have the power to transform life opportunities where it is needed most.

You will need to be:

  • An experienced teacher with secure knowledge of effective pedagogy and a commitment to their on-going professional development.
  • Passionate in your practice - We expect the best from everyone to achieve the best in everyone.
  • A reflective practitioner that is innovative and creative, that has resilience and determination to create change.
  • A strong role model that can coach and support staff to bring the very best of themselves to work.

United Learning

Orchard Meadow Primary is part of United Learning, a large and growing, group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England.

Our schools work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. Our subject specialists, our Group-wide intranet, our own curriculum and our online learning portal all help us share knowledge and resource, helping to simplify work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance.

As a Group, we can reward our staff better with good career opportunities, better pay, benefits and ultimately, the satisfaction of helping children to succeed. We invest in our staff wellbeing. Our academies each have at least eight INSET days per year (with three of those solely dedicated to planning), and an ongoing group-wide wellbeing programme. It's an ethos we call ‘the best in everyone’.

For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact, Will Power on

To Apply

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Where teaching is better shared

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