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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    12 February 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 January 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

(£97,734 - £113,153 per annum)

Pay scale

Leadership scale L 33 to L 39

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • The ability to drive ambitious standards for all students, overcoming disadvantage and advancing equality while instilling a strong sense of individual, team and whole-school accountability for the impact of their work on student outcomes.
  • Proven track record in leading, monitoring and managing staff including delegating effectively and implementing and managing change.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral, for a variety of audiences.
  • The ability to think strategically, analytically, and creatively, in anticipating and solving problems.
  • An excellent knowledge of the current issues and legal framework in education.

What the school offers its staff

  • Leadership Scale 33-39 (£97,734 - £113,153 per annum).
  • A school that is fully dedicated to developing every child to reach their full potential, irrespective of their ability.
  • A dedicated and friendly team of professionals who are keen to develop and learn.
  • Some onsite parking.
  • A cycle scheme and staff sport opportunities.

Further details about the role

The Governors wish to appoint an outstanding professional to lead this successful and inclusive school with a passion and commitment to young learners and the strategic skills to adapt to and thrive in a continually changing educational landscape. This headship presents an exceptional opportunity for a dedicated headteacher with vision who would lead by example to work with a talented, committed and caring staff. The Governors recognise that the school is at a key moment in its development and wish to appoint a leader who will help the Board to shape the school’s future direction, seizing the considerable opportunity that such a vibrant school presents.

Oldfield is a Single Academy Trust graded Good at its 2020 OFSTED inspection.

We would expect our ideal candidate to fully embrace the School’s ethos:

To Inspire, To Learn, To Succeed.

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 Oldfield School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1243 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Arranging a visit to Oldfield School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email r.bromiley@oldfieldschool.com.

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