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This job expired on 27 January 2023

  • Start date details

    April or September 2023

  • Closing date

    27 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Leadership Scale (19-23)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will be an experienced senior leader in secondary education, with experience of leading change through creativity and innovation. They will take a lead role in developing the cultural capital of students to maximise engagement in the full range of school activities.

They will have good analytical skills, the ability to read data fluently, and track pupil progress. More importantly, the post holder will have a deep understanding of the barriers to participation, and real empathy, combined with extreme practicality, in devising simple and scalable solutions. The vehicle for delivering much of this cultural capital is the House system, and the post holder will have responsibility for this important element of life at Cheney.

What the school offers its staff

Cheney School is a popular, high-performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students. We are what a comprehensive school was designed to be; we are very proud of our inclusive ethos and the fact that we provide a liberal, outward-looking education to students from all backgrounds, and a caring and supportive community for staff. You can read a welcome message from our Headteacher on our website:Cheney School.

If you are interested in what Ofsted has to say, our most recent report is here:Ofsted ReportWe have been a securely good school for years, and we have been improving consistently from that base since before the last inspection. As with every school, there are improvements to make, and we want an open-minded, outward-looking person to help secure further progress.

We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities. If you are not familiar with Oxfordshire, we would recommend that you take a look at:Living in Oxfordshire – Information for Teachers

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About Cheney School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1622 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Cheney School is a popular, high-performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students. We are what a comprehensive school was designed to be; we are very proud of our inclusive ethos and the fact that we provide a liberal, outward-looking education to students from all backgrounds, and a caring and supportive community for staff. We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities.

Arranging a visit to Cheney School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email adawson@cheneyschool.org.

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