Assistant Head Teacher – KS4 Lead

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 27/11/2023 12:00
£61,882 - £68,400
Job Category:
Schools - Leadership
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
The Oaks Secondary School
Number of posts:
Closing date:
27 Nov
Further Information
Assistant Head Teacher – KS4 Lead
L12-L16   £61,882 to £68,400
Required as soon as possible

This post is based at the Oaks Secondary School which is a generic special school for pupils who have moderate, severe, or profound and multiple learning difficulties or Autism Spectrum Conditions.  The school has received an outstanding grading from Ofsted in its last four inspections.
The Oaks Secondary School is federated with Evergreen Primary School at Bishop Auckland and Croft Community School at Annfield Plain and there may be a requirement to work at these schools.

The Governors of the Federation wish to appoint an Assistant Head teacher – KS4 lead to join the outstanding team at The Oaks Secondary School. 
The person appointed will act as Key Stage 4 lead and will be responsible for the overall management of the curriculum. Applicants will need to provide leadership of a high quality in the academic, pastoral and management fields and be able to show evidence of the successful implementation of change. 
The successful applicant will be a qualified teacher with substantial experience in Special Educational Needs and will play a leading role in the Senior Leadership Team of the School in delivering its aims and objectives. 
The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.  

An Application pack can be obtained from Sarah Cochrane, School Business Manager at  s.cochrane200@theoaks.durham.sch.uk

Completed applications, supported by an accompanying letter should be returned to Sarah Cochrane at the above by Monday 27th November 2023 at 12pm, Interviews will take place on Tuesday 5th December 2023 and will be conducted by Governors of the Federation.

Potential candidates are encouraged to visit the school prior to interview.

The Oaks, Evergreen and Croft Schools are maintained by Durham County Council which is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applications are welcome from applicants from all sections of the community.  Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.

All three schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to pre-employment and DBS enhanced disclosure checks.

The Oaks Secondary School
Rock Road, 
Co Durham, 
DL16 7DB

Tel: 01388 827380
Email: s.cochrane200@theoaks.durham.sch.uk
Website: www.theoaksschool.co.uk
Please note
This job is closed for applications.