Oldfield Hall Middle School
Dear Prospective Applicant,
Thank you for showing an interest in our Headteacher vacancy at Oldfields Hall Middle School. The school is an integral part of the Uttoxeter Learning Trust supported by a committed board of Trustees in addition to its own governing body. The schools within the Trust offer a wealth of support and guidance as they work collaboratively with one another.
The successful applicant will lead an experienced team of highly professional staff and provide a dynamic view of current thinking within Education, whilst preserving traditional values and high academic standards.
The school has been graded by Ofsted in May 2022 as “Good“ being a friendly and welcoming school where pupils are happy and leaders having high expectations for all. Leaders have ensured the curriculum across both Key Stages offers a broad curriculum and is ambitious to meet all pupils needs. All our teachers are teachers of pupils with Special Educational Needs and disabilities (SEND) and we are a Dyslexia Friendly (enhanced status) school. We aim to provide a broad, balanced and relevant education, adopting a graduated response in order to accommodate special educational needs and disabilities.
The school is proud of the wide range and variety of extra activities on offer to pupils which enrich the curriculum. We offer a residential outdoor education course for Year 5 pupils. A longer residential outdoor education programme is also offered to Year 7 pupils at the Whitemoor Lakes Activity Centre. Year 8 pupils are offered a Sports Tour and a short stay to York. Other extra curricular activities include a wide range of after school clubs and sports have a high profile within the school.
Oldfields Hall Middle School has excellent facilities and is set to expand with a new build and extension due to commence in April 2024. This will bring exciting opportunities for how the school can be used and accessed by our pupils and the local community. In addition the new build and extension will secure the future for further growth in pupil numbers on roll.
Our Trust vision is to inspire pupils by ensuring all of our schools provide an exceptional education that nurtures pupils’ talents, ignites their curiosity, and empowers them to reach their full potential. We believe that every child has the ability to achieve greatness, and it is our mission to provide them with the tools and opportunities they need to succeed. Our vision is to become one of the leading multi-academy trusts in the country, tailoring our education to the individual needs of every child. Through our common purpose and values, we offer an outstanding curriculum that allows our young people to develop both personally and academically. Other priorities for our Trust include:
• Continuing to develop and embed a high quality and inclusive education
• To ensure a continuous cycle of improvement across the Trust
• Further engage our community and workforce
• To continue to develop and embed strategic governance and strong financial management
• Expanding our family of schools
For further information about Uttoxeter Learning Trust and Oldfields Hall Middle School please view our websites and documents linked below:
Uttoxeter Learning Trust | Inspired Teaching - Inspired Children (uttlt.org)
We are seeking a Headteacher who shares our values and ambitions and has the vision, drive, resilience, and experience to build on our success to date. As a Headteacher within a growing Trust you will receive excellent support and professional development. You will also work alongside a wide range of professionals and have many networking opportunities. We would encourage you to visit our school prior to making an application so you can see our staff team, children and facilities for yourself. If you would like to arrange a visit please contact the school directly via Telephone: 01889 562770 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com In support of your completed application form we invite you to write a letter, of no more than two sides of A4, detailing your current skills, knowledge and experience which demonstrates why you believe you could be the next Headteacher of Oldfields Hall Middle School.
Mrs Kerry Rochester, Chief Executive Officer
Mr Stephen Clarke, Chair of Governors
Closing Date 19th February at 12 noon
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