Deputy Headteacher

Oakfield Road Rugby Warwickshire
Leadership Scale 5-9
14 Oct 2020
21 Oct 2020
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The Role

Deputy Headteacher - Leadership Scale: 5-9

Responsible to: Headteacher

The Governors and Headteacher of Oakfield Primary Academy are recruiting for a Deputy Headteacher to join their senior leadership team.  At Oakfield Primary Academy we inspire children to believe in themselves and each other. We create a safe, happy and inclusive environment that encourages independence, resilience and learning.

Together we are curious and creative we love to learn new things and discover new skills and ask lots of questions. We are committed to working in partnership with our community and teach our children to be respectful citizens, preparing them for the challenge and opportunities of our future world. We celebrate our diversity and nurture our differences. We are all unique.

Key Requirements

We can offer:

•The opportunity to make a difference to children’s lives through education.
•The opportunity to work as part of a collaborative, supportive leadership team.
•The chance for your leadership skills to flourish and develop with practical support and encouragement.
•High quality leadership training and development through one of the country’s leading Multi-Academy Trusts.

We are looking for a passionate and energetic leader who will:

•Be a role model of positivity and aspiration for our staff and children.
•Have vision, energy and resilience. Inspire and lead others.
•Inspire and lead colleagues and hold them to account.
•Promote a positive image of the school and the trust as a wonderful place to work and learn.
•Use data effectively and use target setting to raise standards.
•Work with us to rapidly raise outcomes by raising the quality of teaching.
•Be passionate and committed to education as a means for all children to achieve their potential and improve their life chances.
•Have evidence of a track record of creative, excellent classroom teaching.
•Work effectively in partnership with families, Governors and staff.
•Be flexible and committed to team-working.
•Be committed to continuing professional development.
•Bring personal organisation and good ICT skills.

Additional Information & How to Apply

Oakfield Primary Academy, part of REAch2 Academy Trust, is a growing school which has been rated good by Ofsted. REAch2 Academy Trust is the largest primary-only academy trust in the country. REAch2 is a family connected by a common desire to learn from each other, share experiences and be mutually supportive across the entire academy community. We work as a team to deliver exceptional learning opportunities for all pupils in REAch2.

Whilst visits to our school are not possible at the current time you are warmly invited to contact us to arrange an informal discussion. For further details, an application pack, or to arrange an informal discussion please contact Jo Fricker, School Business Manager on 01788 565021. Email:

Should you wish to apply, please complete the Reach2 application form and email to Closing date for Applications is midday on Tuesday 20th October 2020.

Oakfield Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to an enhanced DBS Check and satisfactory written references.

We are proud of ourselves. We are proud of each other. We are proud of our community.

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