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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    28 April 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    29 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 3

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

L18- £67,351 to L22 £74,283

What skills and experience we're looking for

Please see the job description and person specification

What the school offers its staff

Due to the retirement of our remarkable, established deputy, the Governing Body for The Oaks Secondary School wishes to appoint a Deputy Headteacher who will be appointed on the following grade and salary:

Group: 7

I.S.R.: L18-22

This will be primarily a non-teaching post, although teaching duties may be required from time to time.

The post holder will be a member of the school’s Senior Leadership Team and will be required to undertake such duties as may reasonably be directed by the Headteacher in accordance with the current “School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions” document.

This post is based at The Oaks Secondary School which is a generic special school for pupils who have moderate, severe, or profound and multiple learning difficulties and/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.

Application forms and an information pack are available from and returnable to Sarah Cochrane, Finance Officer, The Oaks Secondary School, Rock Road, Spennymoor, DL16 7DB or email s.cochrane200@theoaks.durham.sch.uk

Completed applications should be returned to Sarah Cochrane at the above by Friday 28th April 2023, Interviews will take place on Tuesday 16th May 2023 and will be conducted by Governors of the Federation.

Potential candidates are encouraged to visit the school prior to interview.

The Oaks Secondary School is maintained by Durham County Council which is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications are welcome from applicants from all sections of the community. Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.

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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