This job expired on 17 May 2024

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Skilled Worker visas can be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

Shire Oak Academy is a popular and innovative Academy under the leadership of our new Associate Headteacher, Mr Critchley.

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious, creative and gifted leader who can create, monitor and develop conditions which enable effective learning and the best possible outcomes for all students at our Academy.

This is an exciting and innovative time for the Academy and we are looking to appoint a colleague who is:

  • Dynamic, passionate and committed leader who wants to improve the life chances of young people
  • Clear about what constitutes outstanding outcomes for all students
  • A passionate, creative teacher who believes in all students’ capacity to succeed and will embrace our ethos ‘Turning potential into excellence’
  • Committed to excellence and can manage change with flair and creativity.
  • Able to devise strategies that have a clear impact on student participation and engagement
  • Able to support student progress and development by ensuring the behaviour management systems are:

-Implemented effectively so learning can take place

-Inspire, motivate and support our students to achieve their full potential

-Have a determination for continuous improvement and leadership

  • Adept at using self-evaluation and performance data to identify and implement effective improvement

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you the support of a strong, hard-working team and the opportunity to work with students who meet the high expectations we have of them.

The Academy has been heavily oversubscribed for a number of years and we are incredibly proud of our external examination results.

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 Shire Oak Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1471 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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