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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    16 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time: Monday to Friday

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

L26 to L30

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Qualified Teacher status
  • Existing substantive member of a senior leadership team
  • Successful experience at Senior Leadership level within a special school as either Assistant Head teacher or Deputy Head teacher level
  • Experience of working successfully and co-operatively as a member of a team in a school
  • Experience of managing the requirements of the SEN Code of Practice
  • Experience of the successful management of change
  • Experience of successfully raising pupil achievement

What the school offers its staff

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 four 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.

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
353 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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