Head of English, Oxfordshire

Closing date:

Oxford AcademyOxfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Scale or Threshold Plus TLR1b £9,924 pa
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the post of Head of English at The Oxford Academy.  We are a Good school with Outstanding Leadership Management and Professional Development and ranked in the top 0.2% of schools nationally and where behaviour in and around the school is positive. 

We believe in the huge potential of our students and focus relentlessly on high aspirations and high achievements. The Oxford Academy is seeking to appoint an excellent and energetic Head of English.  We are looking for someone who is passionate about their subject and can teach across the ability range at all Key Stages, who can show evidence of visible impact on student outcomes in their current post and who will have the capacity to raise attainment through motivating and inspiring students.    

The ideal candidate will be a strong classroom practitioner with outstanding subject knowledge and communication skills, the ability to think strategically with excellent teamwork skills.  You will need effective leadership skills and able to show the motivation and commitment required to achieve ambitious targets and exceed expectations both within your department and for the Academy as a whole. You will be someone who has high expectations of themselves and others, with the clear potential to become an outstanding leader, someone thoroughly committed to making a difference to students’ lives.  

We encourage interested candidates to visit   Should you wish to discuss this position in more detail please contact Ann O’Reilly, HR Manager at: ann.oreilly@theoxfordacademy.org.uk  

Closing Date: miday Wednesday 22 May 2019, interviews will be held on Friday 24 May 2019.

To comply with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1998 (as amended by S147 of the Nationality and Immigration and Asylum Act 2002) all prospective employees will be required to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK.

The Oxford Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant for any position will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the DBS (disclosure and barring system) and appropriate Right to Work clearances.




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Sandy Lane West, Littlemore, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 6JZ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1865 774311
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