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Oasis Academy OldhamOldham

An exciting opportunity for an experienced, ambitious, dynamic and driven leader to join one of the largest and most successful MATs in the UK. The ideal candidate will be an experienced principal or school leader  who is driven to make a real difference to the lives of our young people, unleash the potential and deliver improvement to one of our Secondary Academies in Greater Manchester.

About the Role

As Principal, you will be responsible for the strategic leadership and management of the Academy. Working with the Regional Director, you will lead the staff in realising the vision of establishing and developing a unique, extended learning community that will cater for every student - academically, vocationally, socially, morally, spiritually, physically, emotionally and environmentally.

The successful candidate will have:

• A proven track record of effective leadership, strategic planning and clearly evidenced achievements in transforming educational provision as a Principal

• Extensive experience in the UK secondary sector

• A proven record of success in working closely with parents/carers, local schools &

community and other partners for the benefit of all students

About the Academy

Oasis Academy Oldham is an all- inclusive Secondary school serving children aged 11-16 in Oldham and is dedicated to helping our students excel and achieve. Not only are we one of the most improved schools in the North West, but stand shoulder-to-shoulder with the most improved in the country. At Oasis Academy Oldham, we are proud to serve a truly diverse community. We are committed to working in collaboration with our wider community by demonstrating kindness, compassion and a relentless positivity building a strong ethos of inclusion.

As well as excellent behaviour and high academic standards, we are committed to our school community being about more.Our multi-million pound inspirational building has state-of-the-art classroom facilities as well as specialist areas, including fitness and dance studios, ICT suites and some of the best sport facilities in the area. Everything we do as an Academy is about “achieving excellence for all”. Our goal is to provide excellent opportunities in an honest, respectful, positive and purposeful climate, supporting our students to become lifelong learners and responsible, well rounded citizens. Through our exciting enrichment programme, a strong focus on pastoral care and a firm belief in the power of community, we are realising our goals.

Additional information

We strongly encourage interested candidates to visit the Academy, where we will arrange a warm welcome and have an informal discussion about the role with the Regional Director, Jane Hughes and provide a guided tour whilst respecting COVID-19 requirements. We are working in partnership with Propelo to recruit to this position. Please contact Corrina O’Beirne in the first instance to arrange a visit on or 01273 222 877.

To apply

To download a pack and for details of how to apply, please visit:

For an informal (and confidential) conversation about this opportunity please contact

Corrina or Phil at Propelo on 01273 222 877.All applications should be submitted to

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours, which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

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