Deputy Head Academic, Oxford

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New College SchoolOxford

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Applications are invited from graduates with appropriate excellent qualifications and experience for the post of Deputy Head Academic at New College School from September 2019.

The post offers the opportunity for a dynamic and distinguished teacher to take a key role in the strategic and day-to-day running of a leading Oxford prep school. It is an exciting opportunity for a thoughtful professional to make a strong and committed contribution to the finest possible education at NCS, developing and promoting the School’s high standards – in all walks of School life – locally and nationally. The Deputy Head Academic is a member of the senior leadership team, which also consists of the Headmaster, Deputy Head Pastoral, Head of Pre-Prep, and Director of Music. 

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a mixture of strategic flair, administrative efficiency and personal qualities of integrity and sympathetic authority. They will have had some whole–school managerial experience and have the ability to inspire and motivate in a common cause. They will have an enthusiasm for the aims and ethos of the School and a willingness to represent those strongly in the immediate and wider community.


New College School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. In accordance with our Safeguarding Policy we are unable to process applications without a fully completed application form. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All convictions, cautions and bind-overs, including those regarded as ‘spent’ must be declared when applying. The applicant may post such a declaration in an envelope marked ‘Private & Confidential for the Headmaster’. The successful applicant must obtain Barred List clearance and DBS clearance at enhanced level.

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More about New College School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 4 - 13 years
Address: 2 Savile Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 3UA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1865 285560
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