Deputy Head of School

The Warriner SchoolBloxham, Oxfordshire

Deputy Head of School required for September 2021

L19 – L23

“Pupils are polite and show respect to each other as they calmly move around the school site” 

 “Leaders have a strong moral purpose to match the curriculum to the pupil.” Ofsted January 2018

If you are seeking a life in the country with easy access to Oxford, London and Birmingham, The Warriner School is the ideal location for you. We are situated in the North Oxfordshire village of Bloxham, only a five minute drive from the historic market town of Banbury.  

We also benefit from a 120 acre working farm which is utilised for teaching purposes across the whole range of subjects.  This is also the platform for our sixth form students to prepare for careers in the veterinary field with past students being offered university places based on this alone.

As part of the Warriner Multi Academy Trust we offer excellent opportunities for career progression and CPD. We have a very supportive ethos and as such our community looks after each other, both staff and students.  Student behaviour across the school is very good and students are encouraged to reach their full potential by our dedicated staff.

The Warriner School enjoys a good reputation locally, with dedicated colleagues and enthusiastic students. Staff have high expectations for all students and work enthusiastically to continue raising attainment and achievement. 

We are proud of the inclusive nature of The Warriner School, where children of all abilities feel equally valued and are given the guidance and support they need to flourish. We work relentlessly to ensure that students make exceptional levels of progress.

Following the promotion of the existing post holder, we are seeking to appoint a Deputy Head of School who is experienced, dynamic and has excellent leadership skills. The role will be both challenging and rewarding in equal measure. We are looking for a successful and passionate leader to take up this exciting position.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to work alongside the Executive Headteacher, leaders from our family of schools and the whole school community to continue to deliver our ambitious school improvement programme. 

Interested applicants are welcome to book an informal discussion regarding the post with Annabel Kay, CEO. We strongly recommend all interested candidates visit the school. Visits and informal discussions can be arranged by contacting Trish Morgan, CEO’s P.A, by telephone (01295 722885) or by e-mail on t.morgan@warriner.oxon.sch.uk

Please ensure that within your application you provide the names, addresses and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer.

A job description and application form is available from our website: https://www.thewarrinerschool.co.uk/vacancies or Mrs Trish Morgan, PA to CEO at recruitment.4007@warriner.oxon.sch.uk  

Please note we can only accept CVs as supporting documentation when submitted along with a fully completed school application form.

All schools within the Warriner MAT are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment.  The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

Closing Date: Friday 19th March at 1pm

Interviews will be held on Monday 29th March





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