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  • Job start date

    1 January 2025

  • Closing date

    14 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    26 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time: Full-time

Contract type


Pay scale

L23 to L29

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Headteacher will create a culture of constant improvement through inspirational leadership and being committed to the highest achievement for all areas of the school in order to provide an outstanding education of all students.

The Headteacher will manage the day-to-day operations of the school and have a sound grasp of the essentials of running a successful specialist school: teaching and learning; curriculum design and staff development. This requires a hands-on approach. At the same time the Headteacher will be an outward-facing ambassador, able to communicate effectively with wider stakeholders both inside The Propeller Academy Trust and externally.

Essential Criteria

  • University degree or equivalent
  • Committed to the safeguarding of vulnerable young people
  • Department for Education recognised Qualified Teacher Status
  • Evidence of a commitment to continuing professional development
  • Have a robust understanding of safeguarding principles and practice for safeguarding young people or vulnerable adults within an organisation
  • Ability to model and oversee the school’s Safeguarding Policy and procedures
  • Willingness undertake all appropriate safeguarding training

What the school offers its staff

  • a welcoming environment
  • an enthusiastic and dedicated team of staff
  • pupils who are proud of their school and who are keen to learn
  • support from the Governing Body and the CEO and leadership team within The Propeller Academy Trust
  • a commitment to enabling high quality continuing professional development

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.

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About Woodeaton Manor School

School type
Special school, ages 7 to 18
School size
89 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 18
Phone number

Woodeaton Manor School is a Foundation Special School located four miles to the north east of the city of Oxford. The school serves young people aged 7 to 18 with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties (SEMH) and where many also have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Arranging a visit to Woodeaton Manor School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ngenus@woodeaton.oxon.sch.uk.

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