Deputy Headteacher, East Sussex

Expiring tomorrow

Oakwood AcademyEast Sussex

Date posted:
Start date: April or September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L7 – L11
Contract term: Permanent

Oakwood Primary Academy is part of Aurora Academy Trust and is seeking to appoint an inspirational, highly motivated and committed professional with the qualities and skills to support us to achieve aspirational outcomes for our pupils.  You will work with our Headteacher and leadership team to deliver our school vision and values, enabling us to build on our current strengths.  The Trust has a commitment to providing exciting opportunities and development for all staff.

Following a visit from Ofsted in July 2016, we have been rated as a ‘Good’ school and we continue to strive to reach the status of ‘Outstanding’. We have a dynamic leadership team who are committed to improving the outcomes for our children.  Our community provides the highest-quality education and our children are keen to become the best they can be.  We are a thriving, ambitious and caring school community,that will nurture and invest in the successful candidate.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate:

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to support, challenge and inspire others
  • Outstanding classroom practice, with a proven track record in raising standards with the highest expectations of pupils’ achievement and behaviour
  • Have the knowledge and skills to develop teaching and learning and raise attainment across the school
  • The ability to lead a variety of teams effectively and contribute positively in a team environment
  • Experience of leading professional development
  • Knowledge of whole-school curriculum development


An application pack with further details is available from the school office: or by telephoning 01323 501251

Applicants are invited to visit the school on the 4th February 2019 at 9.30 a.m. Please contact the school to confirm attendance.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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More about Oakwood Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Magnolia Drive, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN22 0SS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1323 501251