• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    10 May 2021 at 11:30am

  • Date listed

    22 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Early years, KS1, KS2
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Leadership Scale L5-L9 (£46566-£51402)

Job summary

Our school community is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and dedicated Deputy Head Teacher to work closely with our Head Teacher in continuing to lead and develop our aspiring school.

You should enjoy teaching and have a proven record of outstanding classroom practice.

This role will be a balance of teaching with sufficient release time to share the leadership of the school.

Our new Deputy will:

*Be an experienced inspiring teacher with experience of both Key Stages and Foundation Stage
*Be able to take a lead on the development of inclusive teaching and learning
*Have a positive “can do” attitude
*Have excellent behaviour management skills
*Be an innovative and strategic thinker with vision, ideas and strong ethics
*Have effective interpersonal skills and the ability to inspire, challenge and motivate the whole school community

In return, we have:

*Friendly, well-motivated children who enjoy learning
*Dedicated, enthusiastic staff who are keen to improve their practice
*A supportive Governing Body who prioritise staff wellbeing
*A well-resourced working environment
*Positive and well established partnerships with our parents
*A tradition of offering varied professional development opportunities

What else can you offer?

Employee benefits

Staff have access to a wellbeing and shopping rewards scheme.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school
Education phase
School size
315 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01727 753930

About Oakwood Primary School

Oakwood is a 1.5FE community. We were judged “Outstanding” at our last Ofsted inspection. pride ourselves on creating stimulating learning environment in which children can enjoy, achieve and thrive. have an exceptionally strong, forward looking team children’s behaviour exemplary (most of the time!)

Arranging a visit to Oakwood Primary School

Visits to the school are actively encouraged with appropriate Covid-safe measures in place.

Please contact April Tavener, Head Teacher’s PA, via the school Office on 01727 753930 or email the headteacher, Zoë Buckley; head@oakwood.herts.sch.uk to arrange an appointment.

School location

Oakwood Drive, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4 0XA

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