Assistant Headteacher

Leadership  L12-16

For September 2017 (or earlier) we are looking to appoint two outstanding leaders to join our senior leadership team.  This is an exciting opportunity to significantly shape the leadership of the college as it embarks on the next phase of its development.

The details of the specific roles will be negotiable depending on the skills and experiences of the successful candidates.  However, it is imagined that one of the positions will lead on student inclusion and personal development whilst the other developing outstanding teaching and learning.  Certainly, a passion for ensuring all in the college community are challenged to achieve their very best will drive the work of the new members of our team.

Oathall College is a high achieving, mixed 11-16 comprehensive school of 1000 students. Tours can be arranged on request.

Closing date for applications is Monday 23 January.

Headteacher’s letter

Headteacher’s PA

We are currently seeking to appoint a PA to provide professional secretarial support for the Headteacher and members of the Leadership team. The successful candidate will also be responsible for the day-to-day running of the college visitor reception and reception team.

This is a frontline role interacting with a wide range of people from parents, and governors, education specialists, to students & staff. As such exceptional communication skills are essential as well as an approachable and flexible attitude to work. You will instinctively understand the need for discretion and confidentiality and will possess excellent customer service skills. You will need to have significant PA or secretarial experience, as well as a high-level of computer literacy.

This role is largely based around school hours and school holidays but you will need to be flexible enough to work at other times when the need arises. You will occasionally be expected to work at evening events or to support the Headteacher in holiday periods (for example on GCSE results day in August). On these occasions, you will either be paid or allowed to take time in lieu.

Oathall Community College is committed to the protection and safety of its students.  An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful applicant.

The post is term time only plus five INSET days.  The starting pro rata salary will be £16,117.

The post is for 37hrs per week
Your normal hours of work will be:
8.30 am – 4.30pm. Monday to Thursday
8.30am – 4pm on Friday.
(we are prepared to consider a small amount of flexibility around these hours for the right candidate)

Please submit your application form along with a handwritten letter of application (no more than one side of A4) to Sue Watkin, Senior Admin officer by midday 23 May.  Applications will be considered on receipt.

Headteacher’s PA role profile

Science – Deputy Head of Faculty (TLR 2c)

We are seeking to appoint a Deputy of Faculty for our thriving Science faculty who can offer all sciences at KS3 and KS4 with effect from September 2015. This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced and outstanding teacher to enhance the leadership of a strong and successful curriculum area. The person appointed will be expected to contribute at a high level to the continuous improvement of learning and teaching in Science. The second in faculty role includes a whole school brief as part of the Teaching and Learning group.

Oathall is an ambitious and forward thinking 11-16 community college with 1000 students. We are strategic partners in a local Teaching School Alliance. The school is ambitious and this is characterized by our high expectations and an absolute commitment to raising standards and achievement for all. We are committed to Continuing Professional Development through a strong training programme.

Science is an innovative and well resourced faculty that offers a wide range of learning opportunities. A high proportion of students continue their studies at A level.

Completed application forms should be returned as soon as possible together with a letter of application, no more than 2 sides of A4, but no later than Tuesday 5th May 2015. Applications will be considered as they are received. Interviews will take place on Friday 8th May 2015.

Letter from the Headteacher

Job Specification

About Oathall 

‘Take OFF’ – a new local employability advice website for young people

Three year 11 Oathall students, Toby Clifford, Ed Curtis and Jack Heslop, along with students from other local schools, have been involved in the development of a new online employability advice website called Take OFF ‘Our Future First’. 

Oathall Community College at the launch of Take OFF Take OFF is set to become a powerful tool to help school students and other young people to develop skills that employers are looking for in future candidates.  This online resource offers top tips on how to look and apply for jobs, how to deliver the perfect interview and understanding what employers expect from young people joining their business. Continue reading

Computing and ICT Teacher (mainscale)

We are seeking to appoint a full-time Computing and ICT teacher at KS3 and KS4 with effect from September 2014 to join a strong and successful Art, Design and Technology faculty.  We have a popular and established GCSE computing course.  The ability to teach Electronics would also be an advantage.

Oathall is an ambitious and forward thinking 11-16 community college with 1000 students. We are a specialist Science and Visual Arts college and are strategic partners in a local Teaching School Alliance. We are an ambitious school and are characterised by our high expectations and an absolute commitment to raising standards and achievement for all. We are committed to Continuing Professional Development through a strong training programme.

Completed forms should be returned as soon as possible but no later than Monday 12th May 2014 to Sue Watkin, Personnel Officer.

Teacher of Computing and ICT job information