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Deputy Principal

At Oasis Academy Lister Park , Bradford
Salary: L16 - L20 (£61,166 - £67,364) + Teachers' Pension Scheme
Role: Full-time
Contract: Permanent
Start Date: To be negotiated
Closed Date: 12:00 PM on Monday 17th January 2022
Interviews: w/c 24th January 2022 (this may be subject to change)

We are seeking a talented leader who can inspire and motivate students and staff. You will work to secure the highest standards across our academy. In addition, you will be a member of the Academy Leadership Team, which sets the strategic direction for the whole academy. This is a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated and inspirational leader. Strong experience in secondary education is crucial.

Our Academy

Oasis Lister Park is a thriving 11-19 comprehensive academy set in the Manningham area of Bradford, close to the beautiful grounds of Cartwright Hall and Lister Park.

At Oasis Academy Lister Park, our strong ethos of inclusion and pastoral care reinforces our commitment to looking after and developing the ‘whole’ child. Our curriculum supports the development of skills, knowledge and character. We expect our students to participate in the many enrichment opportunities provided to enrich their own and the lives of others and be professional by committing to a life of learning, taking pride in their appearance, being present, punctual, prepared, and taking advantage of leadership and enterprise opportunities. We celebrate individual talents and abilities, developing confident, independent students who enjoy life-long learning.

About you

You will be an experienced senior leader with a proven track record of school improvement, ideally with experience of working in a variety of schools including in inner-city, multi-cultural areas. As a calm and reflective leader, you will have the skills to build the capacity of our very able Leadership Team. A sound understanding of school improvement strategies is key, as well as the ability to manage change and motivate staff and the community towards the achievement of clear and inspirational goals.

We welcome applications from both experienced deputies and those wishing to take the next step in their career.

All members of our community are learners; our students are educated for life. Our staff are developed through teamwork, training and the opportunities that an innovative environment brings. The educational facilities are shared with local schools and local people. We provide lifelong learning.

Job purpose:

Provide strategic leadership, in consultation with the principal, staff, parents and Academy Hub, which brings about high standards of education.

All leaders in the Academy share in devising strategies for raising achievement and ensuring high standards of behaviour.

The post holder will work in close collaboration with the principal and deputise for the principal in his/her absence as required.

The post holder shall have the professional duties of a Deputy Principal teacher in accordance with the current DfE’s School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions document and wider responsibilities relating to strategic direction and development, teaching and learning, leading, and managing staff and efficient and effective deployment of staff and resources in consultation with the principal.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • To assist the principal, together with other members of the Academy Leadership Team, in providing leadership and in managing the Academy.
  • To provide strategic leadership for specified whole school initiatives.
  • To monitor and support academic progress, attendance, and behaviour of students in a specified phase of the Academy.
  • To actively support the vision, ethos, aims, and policies of the Academy.
  • To promote and safeguard the welfare of young people you teach or come into contact with.

If you are interested in finding out more, we’d love to hear from you.

We welcome and encourage all applicants to come and visit the academy prior to your application. Please email the principal’s PA tina.stacey@oasislisterpark.org to arrange a time and date for you visit.

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours, which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

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How do I Apply?

To apply for the position of Deputy Principal, please download (saving to your computer) and complete the above Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Forms and either upload and submit the forms Online or by Email.

Apply by Email

Please send your completed application forms to recruitment@oasislisterpark.org by no later than the 12:00 PM on Monday 17th January 2022.


If you have any questions or require any further information, please contact a member of the Oasis Academy Lister Park recruitment team on 01274 362050.