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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    29 January 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: As per the STPCD guidelines

Contract type


Pay scale

L18-L24 (£71,729 - £83,081) + Teachers Pension Scheme

What skills and experience we're looking for

Principal at Oasis Academy Clarksfield

Grasmere Road, Oldham, OL4 1NG

L18-L24 (£71,729 - £83,081) + Teachers Pension Scheme

Latest Ofsted: April 2023 ‘Good’ in all areas

Are you an inspirational leader looking for your next challenge? Would you thrive in a MAT with a vision to be inclusive and compassionate and where high expectations ensure that every person within its community flourishes? This is a rare opportunity to lead this flourishing academy due to the retirement of the current Principal.

With our percentage of Ofsted inspected Oasis academies achieving “Good” or better rising from 30% to 87% and 97% of our primary academies currently being “Good” or better, this is an exciting time to join us and have a real and lasting impact on our academies and the communities which they serve. We are looking to appoint a driven, experienced individual to lead our academy in the Oldham area.

See the potential, make the difference!

About the Role

As Principal, you will be leading Oasis Academy Clarksfield and will be responsible for strategic leadership, management and outcomes and ensuring long-term success through leadership growth and maximising potential.

Oasis Academy Clarksfield is situated in Oldham, Greater Manchester.

It is an inclusive academy for children aged between 4 and 11 years old, representing the multicultural strengths of Oldham and committed to delivering first class-education and playing an active role in the local community.The academy strives for all pupils to achieve their full potential, fully prepared for an ever-changing society.

Our Ideal Candidate

We are seeking an individual with a strong track record of senior leadership, clarity of purpose and high expectations for all. As a high-profile individual within the academy, you will champion the Oasis ethos, support and develop your leaders, and empower their staff teams. As Principal you will work with passion, pace, clarity and determination to move this ‘Good’ academy forward.

Take the next step in your career and apply now!

If you would like more information about this exciting opportunity and/or would like a confidential discussion about the position, please don’t hesitate to email: Andi Jones

andi.jones@oasisuk.org to arrange a meeting with Emma Johnson – Regional Director North West Primaries

Visits to the academy are warmly welcomed

Closing date: Tuesday 15th February 2024 at 9am

Post commences: 1st September 2024

What the school offers its staff

Outward Facing

In order to ensure that our students receive the education they deserve and that our staff are fully developed and supported, we are looking for someone who is outward facing and who is passionate about taking on this role, delivering exceptional education at the heart of community. You will be a figurehead within the community.

Effective Support

To develop you as a leader, you will enjoy the support and challenge of a Regional Director and wider OCL National Team. By being part of a family of 52 Oasis academies, you will work alongside expert leaders in their field and benefit from a strong support network and partnership within the Birmingham and Worcestershire area. You will have many opportunities to share best practice and drive continual improvement, including Regional Improvement Networks and access to a growing CPD programme nationally.

About Oasis

Born of the Oasis global charity, Oasis Community Learning is a family of academies. We are one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts in the UK, with the express purpose of transforming learning, lives and communities; aspiring to deliver exceptional education at the heart of the community. Find out more about us atwww.oasiscommunitylearning.org

Growth and Development

Children are able to flourish in its nurturing culture which embraces inclusivity and values everyone for their individuality. Provision for children who have high-level special educational needs is strong. Children enjoy coming to school and this is reflected in the high attendance and good behaviour – our children are polite, considerate, and respectful towards adults and each other. Staff benefit from strong CPD and use a variety of teaching techniques to make sure that every child has the best start to their educational journey.

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 Oasis Academy Clarksfield

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
468 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0161 213 1234

Arranging a visit to Oasis Academy Clarksfield

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email suzanne.bergin@oasisclarksfield.org.

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