Regional Director South West Primaries
Location: South West
Salary: L40- L44 (£106,972-£118,080) + Local Government Pension Scheme
Contract: Full Time
Employment Type: Permanent
Closing date: Tuesday 21st April, 9:00 am
Interviews: 28th and 29th April (interviews will be held via conference calls and not face to face)
Start date: September 2020
We have a once-in-a-career, unique and exciting opportunity to become an influential leader within one of the largest trusts in the UK. With our percentage of Ofsted inspected Oasis academies achieving “Good” or better rising from 30% to 81% since 2014, this is an exciting time to join us and have a real and lasting impact on our academies and the communities which they serve.
Don’t miss your chance to take the next step in your career; become a regional leader within Oasis today.
Following great success establishing and developing our South West family of academies we are looking to appoint a new Regional Director to lead and guide our primary academies in Bristol and Trowbridge.
Our offer to you
First and foremost, we offer our staff a supportive network of colleagues, all dedicated to working together towards achieving our mission and, at the heart, our vision. You will not be in this alone; with other Regional Directors, National Directors, our CEO and our national functions there is support at every turn.
We also offer opportunities to get involved in existing and creating new trust-wide initiatives, including Monitoring and Standards Reviews, strategy groups, policy development, and pioneering new systems.
All our staff get a competitive pension with defined benefits, access to wellbeing resources, a clear CPD plan, expenses paid and free eye tests to name some.
As Regional Director, you will have responsibility for six academies, overseeing and leading school improvement – including building the character and competence of our students through the context of their community. The role is also about ensuring that we remain focused on our vision and ethos and fulfilling our responsibilities to regulators, to our staff and to our communities.
As line manager of Principals in the region, you will be accountable for the educational standards and outcomes. You will draw on your wealth of experience to ensure that every academy – whatever its starting point – continues to improve on its journey to Outstanding, securing improvement and exceeding expectations. Our ethos and values of inclusion, perseverance and healthy relationships should be at the heart of your leadership. For a full list of responsibilities and further details please refer to our recruitment brochure in the downloads section.
Born of the global Oasis charity, Oasis Community Learning is an educational trust established in 2004 with the express purpose of transforming learning, lives and communities through the development of Oasis academies and Hubs. We are now a family of 52 academies.
We are dedicated to closing the gap in education and developing our staff, students and communities holistically. Find out more about Oasis Community Learning on our website.
We welcome applications from candidates with leadership experience across more than one school, with demonstrable experience of school improvement and the drive and passion to deliver through the lens of the Oasis vision.
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 Paul Tarry, Director of People, Culture and Organisation Development. Email address can be found on attached Advert Document.
To apply, please submit an application form FAO Temi Aje (email address on attached Advert Document) by no later than 9:00 am on the 21st of April.
Interviews will be held via conference calls (not face to face) on the 28th and 29th April.
This role offers a challenging but highly rewarding opportunity to make a significant impact on the educational outcomes of thousands of students.
Our young people deserve the best: your role will be to ensure that they receive it.
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 Academy Bank Leaze is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.