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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    23 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L12 £58105 - L16 £64225

What skills and experience we're looking for

An exciting opportunity to join the team at Oasis Academy Sholing:

Are you an ambitious and talented leader looking for a role as an Assistant Principal?

Oasis Academy Sholing is looking to appoint a dynamic and inspiring leader to join our expanding school as we “Strive for Excellence”.

Join us on the next phase of our journey if you are passionate about making a difference and have exceptional interpersonal skills. This will involve significant whole-school leadership opportunities which will provide excellent preparation for those aspiring for headship in the future.

Your contribution to the leadership team will be vital, driving the key strategic area of student entitlement.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a school in a great community as part of a multi-academy trust, providing significant professional development including clear career progression.

A commitment to the Oasis ethos allied with a relentless drive to improve the behaviour and attitudes of young people is essential.

The role and what we are looking for:

We are looking for a candidate who will join a successful leadership team leading behaviour expectations and pastoral support within the academy. Accompanying this will be a passion to see your ideas materialize, with a strong presence within the academy. You must have a proven track record of strong leadership qualities and the capacity to offer staff members excellent training, development, and support. As a senior leader, you will also play a key part in raising the achievement and aspirations of each student in our institution. We want you to be capable of inspiring and leading people with assurance. Candidates with either a pastoral or curriculum background would be suitable for the position.

What the school offers its staff

Our offer to you:

When you join the Sholing family there are several offers you will receive that make us stand out as an employer of choice. These include but are not limited to:

  • Opportunities for training and development internally and externally – including certifications, with access to NPQML, NPQSL, and NPQH programmes through Oasis
  • Reduced workload through the Oasis curriculum resource bank
  • Defined benefit teachers’ pension.
  • Cycle-to-work Incentive
  • Healthcare Cash Plan Scheme
  • Free eye tests
  • Flexible working
  • Free use of our dedicated gym area
  • Access to free counselling service
  • Integrated IT provision to support teaching, including your own laptop and I-pad
  • A friendly environment with colleagues who care

About our academy:

Oasis Academy Sholing is a rapidly improving, forward-thinking Academy that maintains high expectations of staff and students.

Sholing is part of the highly successful Oasis Community Learning multi-academy trust. The successful candidate will share the ambition of community transformation, delivered by exceptional education at the heart of the community.

Commitment to safeguarding

Oasis Charitable Trust is wholly committed to ensuring that all children and adults at risk who engage with Oasis activities across the Oasis group through its subsidiaries (Oasis UK, Oasis Community Learning, Oasis College, Oasis Community Partnerships, Oasis Aquila Housing and STOP THE TRAFFIK), are cared for in a safe and secure environment. To fulfil this commitment, a number of safeguarding arrangements are in place.

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About Oasis Academy Sholing

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1040 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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We are an inclusive of all secondary school based in Southampton catering for students aged 11-16. We believe that Oasis Academy Sholing celebrates success through world class aspiration and recognises the enjoyment in learning so that all are inspired to achieve.

Arranging a visit to Oasis Academy Sholing

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@oasissholing.org.

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