Deputy Principal, Salford

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Oasis Media City UKSalford

Date posted:
Start date: 01 September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L16-L20 ( £57,934-£63,806)
Contract term: Permanent

Advert - Deputy Principal

Oasis Academy MediaCity:UK

Oasis Academy Media CityUK is a high performing 11-16 inclusive community school. Having been judged to be a ‘Good’ school by Ofsted in 2016 we have just celebrated outstanding GCSE results and excellent rates of attendance which are well above national average. Our students understand that excellent behaviour and high expectations are the key to success and are keen to work with our talented team of teachers and support staff to ensure they develop the skills, ability and qualifications to enable them to progress to a fulfilling career and become respectful, responsible global citizens. Our mission is to support and inspire all our students to develop the respect, resilience, skills and understanding to become independent learners and caring, responsible citizens. 

We are seeking a talented leader who can inspire and motivate students and staff.  You will be a member of the Academy Leadership Team, which sets the strategic direction for the whole academy. This is a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated and inspirational leader.  Strong experience in secondary education is crucial.  

About you:

You will be an experienced senior leader with a proven track record of school improvement, ideally with experience in inner-city, multi-cultural areas.   As a calm and reflective leader you will have the skills to build the capacity of our very able Leadership Team. A sound understanding of school improvement strategies is key, as well as the ability to manage change and motivate staff and the community towards the achievement of clear and inspirational goals.

We welcome applications from both experienced deputies and those wishing to take the next step in their career. 

Job purpose:

Provide strategic leadership, in consultation with the Principal, staff, parents and Academy Council, which brings about high standards of education.

All leaders in the Academy share in devising strategies for raising achievement and ensuring high standards of behaviour.

The post holder will work in close collaboration with the Principal and deputise for the Principal in his/her absence as required.

The post holder shall have the professional duties of a Deputy Principal teacher in accordance with the current DfE’s School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions document and wider responsibilities relating to strategic direction and development, teaching and learning, leading and managing staff and efficient and effective deployment of staff and resources in consultation with the Principal.


• To assist the Principal, together with other members of the Academy Leadership Team, in providing leadership and in managing the Academy.

• To provide strategic leadership for specified whole school initiatives.

• To monitor and support academic progress, attendance and behaviour of students in a specified phase of the Academy;

• To actively support the vision, ethos and policies of the Academy.

• To promote and safeguard the welfare of children you teach or come into contact with

If you are interested in finding out more, we’d love to hear from you.  

Should you wish to arrange an informal visit of the academy prior to application, I would be most happy to welcome you. Alternatively, if you need further information please contact me by email at: and I will be very pleased to get back to you. 

For the application pack please visit our website: ‘work with us’.

Closing date: 09.00am on Tuesday 21 May2019 

Applications should be returned electronically to: 

Interview date: 23/24th May 2019

Job location

More about Oasis Media City UK
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: King William Street, Salford Quays, Manchester, M50 3UQ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 161 886 6500
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Oasis Academy Media City UK is a mixed, mainstream, Christian secondary school in Salford, Manchester. The school caters for students aged 11-16 and has approximately 530 pupils enrolled. It boasts a £25 million building equipped with state-of-the-ar...