Deputy Head Academic, Rutland

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Oakham SchoolRutland

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020 or sooner
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Significantly above the National Scale
Contract term: Permanent

Deputy Head Academic

Oakham School is seeking to appoint a Deputy Head Academic to start in January 2020 or sooner if possible, following the appointment of David Harrow as Head of AKS Lytham. Oakham School is a leading HMC fully co-educational boarding and day school for 10–18-year-olds offering A-levels and the IB Diploma. The School is located in the heart of safe rural England, in the historic market town of Oakham, Rutland.

The Deputy Head Academic is a key member of the Senior Leadership Team and will play a central role in the next phase of Oakham’s academic and all-round development. The post would suit a candidate with aspirations for Headship in due course.

The successful candidate will be committed to the welfare and all-round education of girls and boys in a busy boarding and day environment. A passion to see children flourish,  a proven track record of driving education standards and delivering a forward-thinking education suitable for the 21st Century are all vital, together with a desire to deliver excellent pastoral care.

Further information on Oakham can be found at 

Closing date: 2 pm Friday 24 May

Interview dates currently scheduled for w/c/ Monday 3 June and Monday 10 June

Oakham School is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening prior to the post including checks with past employer and the Disclosing and Barring Service

Job location

More about Oakham School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 10 - 18 years
Address: Chapel Close, Market Street, Oakham, Leicestershire, LE15 6DT, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1572 758500
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Oakham is a vibrant, fully co-educational boarding and day school for ages 10 to 18. We offer the choice of A-levels or the IB.

“Oakham School is an inspirational place, where opportunities abound, talent is nurtured and characters are formed” says H...