This job expired on 27 November 2023

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    27 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Monday to Friday It is expected that the postholder will have a part time teaching timetable of up to 0.6

Contract type


Pay scale

L12 - L16

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors of the Federation wish to appoint an Assistant Head teacher – KS4 lead to join the outstanding team at The Oaks Secondary School.

The person appointed will act as Key Stage 4 lead and will be responsible for the overall management of the curriculum. Applicants will need to provide leadership of a high quality in the academic, pastoral and management fields and be able to show evidence of the successful implementation of change.

The successful applicant will be a qualified teacher with substantial experience in Special Educational Needs and will play a leading role in the Senior Leadership Team of the School in delivering its aims and objectives.

What the school offers its staff


Commitment to safeguarding

The Oaks Secondary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are made in accordance with safer recruitment practices and the statutory guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education. Online checks will be carried out on all shortlisted candidates, and all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and checks regarding suitability to work with children.
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About The Oaks Secondary School

School type
Special school, ages 11 to 19
School size
348 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
01388 827380

The Oaks Secondary School which is a generic special school for pupils who have moderate, severe, or profound and multiple learning difficulties or Autism Spectrum Conditions. The school has received an outstanding grading from Ofsted in its last three inspections. The Oaks Secondary School is federated with Evergreen Primary School at Bishop Auckland and Croft Community School at Annfield Plain and there may be a requirement to work at these schools.

Arranging a visit to The Oaks Secondary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email s.cochrane200@theoaks.durham.sch.uk.

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