We are passionate about learning and transforming the lives of our young people. We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Headteacher from 22nd April 2022.
Oak Wood Secondary School is an oversubscribed very successful generic special secondary school. The school has increased its pupil numbers over the past two years. Currently there are 162 pupils on role and this is due to further increase over the next academic year. Oak Wood Secondary School is part Central England Academy Trust and shares the site with its sister school, Oak Wood Primary School. In addition, the Trust manages Jade School which is a specialist Young Person’s Unit at Brooklands NHS Hospital.
Central England Academy Trust will offer the successful candidate support and training to further develop their professional practice and membership of the Trust Executive Team.
Central England Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The successful candidate will have strong leadership strengths and will be passionate about making that vital difference to the lives of young people in our school and their families. They will embrace our core values and have the ability and enthusiasm to effectively lead the secondary school towards achieving excellent outcomes. In addition, the successful candidate will have experience of working with pupils with complex, severe and moderate learning difficulties.
Relevant Allowances: Leadership range for this role: L28-34
Additional Information & How to Apply
In addition to completing an application form, candidates are asked to submit a letter of application.
The letter should:
1. Outline your skills and knowledge in relation to the areas outlined in the person specification
2. Include your vision for the school from information gleaned from the school’s website
3. Demonstrate your strengths and skills that will make that vital difference to the lives of our young people
You are strongly advised to make an appointment to visit the school. This can be done through Amy Pearson: 02476 740901 Apearson@oakwoodschools.co.uk
The deadline for application submission is 11.00am, Thursday 13th January 2022.
Please send your application to Julie Walters at Oak Wood Secondary School Office, Morris Drive, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 4QH or email JWalters@oakwoodschools.co.uk
Oak Wood Secondary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.