Oasis Academy Johanna, London

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
L15-L21,£67,556-£77,011 ( Inner London) + Teachers' Pension

Job summary

Are you looking for a unique opportunity where you can make your mark and help change the lives of our community? Due to the retirement of the long serving Principal, we are looking to appoint a driven, committed and passionate individual who will lead Oasis Academy Johanna on the next stage of its journey as part of the Oasis family.

The Role

As Principal, you will be responsible for the strategic leadership and management of the Academy. Working with the Regional Director, you will lead the staff in realising the vision of establishing and developing a unique, extended learning community that will cater for every child - academically, vocationally, socially, morally, spiritually, physically, emotionally and environmentally.

Our Ideal Candidate

We are seeking an individual with a strong record of accomplishment in senior leadership, clarity of purpose, high expectations and a passion to include everyone. As a high profile individual you will champion the Oasis ethos, support and develop leaders and empower staff members. As Principal you will have the character and competency to move the Academy forward.

Applying for the job

How to apply:

To download a pack and for details of how to apply, please visit: For an informal (and confidential) conversation about this opportunity please contact Corrina or James at Propelo on 01273 222 877 or 01904 567 818.All applications should be submitted to

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role. Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours, which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
217 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
Contact phone number
01273 222 877

About Oasis Academy Johanna

“It takes a whole village to educate a child.”

Oasis Academy Johanna ( is a fully inclusive one-form entry Nursery and Primary Academy with a strong reputation for supporting children with complex educational needs in a mainstream setting. The Academy is reflective of the diverse community it serves (thirty two languages are spoken at the academy) and is located close to Waterloo Station in Central London.

The Academy has a powerful ethos treats everyone inclusively and recognises the importance of a holistic approach to education. As well as being a caring school that delivers first-class education (Ofsted – Good with Outstanding features – March 2019), the Academy is central to building a strong community by helping to shape and drive provision provided by the Oasis Hub Waterloo.

The Principal has a key voice on the Hub council. Every week the Oasis Hub Waterloo ( provides outstanding education to hundreds of local children (Oasis Academy Johanna and Oasis Academy Southbank), the Foodbank puts food on the table for struggling families, the Debt Advice Team supports people burdened by money worries, the Family Workers create ways for families to grow together and develop a supportive community. The Healthspace team works closely with the school community to encourage a healthier lifestyle while the Youth Team targets disengaged young people and uses sport to create young leaders

Due to the strong relationship between the Academy and Lambeth Local Authority, an agreement has been reached to significantly redevelop the Academy site over the coming years to create a state of the art school building that will consolidate the existing Special Needs Resource Base as well as providing additional amenities for the local community such as affordable accommodation. The Principal will work closely with the Leader of the redevelopment scheme and the Hub Leader.

The highly experienced staff team at Oasis Academy Johanna personalise learning to meet the needs of their children, whilst making learning engaging and fun. The rich curriculum is designed to provide opportunities to develop music and the creative arts. They have high expectations as demonstrated by a sustained record of strong academic outcomes that are routinely above National Outcomes at every statutory assessment point. They help pupils to do their very best so that when they transfer to secondary school they are equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to be successful.

Arranging a visit to Oasis Academy Johanna

We strongly encourage interested candidates to visit the Academy, where we will arrange a warm welcome and have an informal discussion about the role with the Regional Director, Adam Browne and provide a guided tour whilst respecting COVID-19 requirements. We are working in partnership with Propelo to recruit to this position. Please contact Corrina O’Beirne in the first instance to arrange a visit on or 01273 222 877.

School location

Johanna Street, London, SE1 7RH

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