13 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 April 2024 at 1pm

  • Date listed

    25 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£55,088.00 - £60,785.00 Annually (Actual) Grade: Leadership 7-11

Deputy Headteacher job summary

We are looking for someone who can:

- Deputise in the headteacher’s absence

- Demonstrate a clear understanding of what constitutes outstanding teaching and learning

- Inspire and motivate staff, parents, carers and children

- Demonstrate high standards of interpersonal and organisational skills

- Show commitment to ensuring equality of opportunity for all our learners

- Be a dynamic, imaginative and creative practitioner with high expectations for all in our team

We offer you:

- A happy, supportive and nurturing environment where we work effectively as a team

- Children who are eager to learn, committed staff, governors, parents and carers

- A commitment to a healthy work/life balance

- Inspiring curriculum enrichment opportunities because of our exciting location in central Oxford

- Opportunities to develop your practice supported by a commitment to your continuous professional development


Our school is not only walking distance from all of Oxford’s famous city attractions and landmarks, but is located next to the beautiful Port Meadow.

Access to Oxfordshire County Council discounts

Cycle to work scheme

Ample parking and secure bike store

Well-being days

Staff laptops and iPads

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

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Using the application form

This school accepts applications through their own website, where you may also find more information about this job.

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About St Philip and James' Church of England Aided Primary School Oxford

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
401 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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