Head of New Oaks Primary School
- Maternity Cover
Oaklands is an outstanding special school serving the London Borough of Hounslow that provides specialist education to students with severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple difficulties and autism. We have a Primary school (New Oaks), Secondary school (High Oaks) and a specialist independent SEN College provision (Great Oaks). We can cater for students aged from 4 to 25 across the Oaklands group. We are based across two different sites with both our school buildings offering state of the art facilities for our students.
We are currently looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Head of School for our Primary School to cover maternity leave for the duration of two terms. You will possess at least 2 years leadership experience within a special school and at least three years of teaching special needs students. The ideal candidate will lead and manage New Oaks, ensuring that the curriculum is designed and delivered to the highest standard. They will assist the Executive Head Teacher to plan strategically, and contribute to the efficient and effective use of staff and resources. You will be required to teach at least two days a week.
We believe that all of our students are capable of making outstanding progress, and would like to appoint individuals’ who share our belief. The ideal candidate will possess desire and motivation to make a positive contribution to the education and lives of our students. Please refer to the job description and person specification for full details of the role and the skills/experience required. Only applicants with QTS should apply.
We value our employees and offer excellent training and support along with a pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and other well-being benefits.
Oaklands is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work at the school is expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received. All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of a 26 working week probation period.
Details of this post are available on the school’s website.
Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact Rany Kalsi, HR Manager for an appointment or by calling the school.
If you believe you have what it takes and would like to join our friendly and supportive team, please complete and email the application form to HR. Please ensure that you explain clearly in your application how you meet the person specification.
Closing Date: 9am on Monday 12th October 2020
Interview Date: Thursday 22nd October 2020
Start Date: January 2021
Pay Scale: Hounslow leadership Pay Range L14 –L18
Contract Type: Fixed term contract from January 2021 until 31st August 2021
CV’s will not be accepted
No Agencies Please
Oaklands is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work at the school is expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received.
All appointments at Oaklands School are subject to the employee successfully completing a 26 working week probation period.
Applicants are advised to read the Oaklands pay policy while considering their application.