Working at Oxford High School is stimulating, extremely varied and tremendous fun. We are a dynamic and creative school with exceptional academic results. Our students are spirited, enthusiastic and passionate about learning. Our staff are people who feel equally passionate – about the subjects they teach, the extracurricular clubs they lead and the professional pride they take in their roles. Working at Oxford High gives you plenty of opportunities to get involved in school life beyond the curriculum and because we believe that adults should be learners too, we are committed to investing in your personal development through training and learning initiatives and via the GDST network. Our current job vacancies are listed below.

 

Development Manager 
Full time / Part Time – this role could be either
Required ASAP
Competitive Salary

Oxford High School seeks an experienced and proactive development professional to lead on securing major gift income for capital campaigns and to ensure that stewardship programmes are in place to maximise income and engagement from existing supporters.

You will have proven experience in project management and a significant track record of professional achievement in fundraising is essential. The successful candidate should have experience in major gift fundraising and in managing senior volunteers.

Key to the role will be exceptional pubic speaking and presentation skills the ability to communicate effectively in writing and an ability to respond appropriately to pressure, deadlines, and changes in priorities and schedules.

For more information please click here to download a job description.

To download an application form please click here. Completed application forms should be returned electronically to the Headmaster, Dr Philip Hills at vacancies@oxf.gdst.net

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS.

 

Gap Year Assistant 
Full time, term time only 
Two vacancies, to start January 2018 & March 2018
GDST Support Staff Grade 1 (£15,678 pro-rata)

Oxford High Junior School is seeking enthusiastic and committed school leavers to be a member of a vibrant school community. You will be an integral part of the team working with fantastic children and staff at the Junior School. You will have a timetable that consists of daily duties, assisting in the classroom as well as contributing to the logistical demands of a school day. We are keen to make use of your interests and skills be they sport, the arts or sciences although you may prefer to simply immerse yourself into the wide range of activities and events that take place on a daily basis. Those who have previously worked at the school as gap year assistants have thoroughly enjoyed themselves and are often very sad to leave.

This is a very fulfilling job which enables you to work with fun and engaging children and is excellent on a CV. This would also be highly recommended to anyone who might be considering a career in education.

We have two positions to fill, one starting in January 2018 and one to start in March 2018. There are also opportunities to assist with after school duties which would be paid as an additional responsibility.

To view the job description click here.

To apply for this post, please complete the Application Form which should then be submitted electronically to the Junior School Head, Mrs Kate Gater at vacancies@oxf.gdst.net no later than 12 noon on Monday 13 November 2017.

 

Art Faculty Technician 
Full time, term time only 
GDST Grade 3 (£17,154-£23,907)
Required January 2018

We are looking for an Art Faculty Technician to provide support to the Art Department, Design & Technology Department and the Textile Department*.

As Art Faculty Technician your duties will include: Ensuring that all the materials and equipment are available in studio rooms as required for lessons; providing technical support for practical lessons; Assisting with the organisation, mounting and exhibition of art & design work; providing support to teaching staff at relevant extra-curricular activities, and maintaining stock control.

The successful candidate will have a keen interest in art and design activities and the world of art and design. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as great organisational and administrative skills are also essential in order to contribute to the continuing success and happy atmosphere at our school.

*Due to the current makeup of the team you will be mainly required to work within the Design & Technology Department. Flexibility to work across all the departments is required.

To download a job description please click here.

To apply for this vacancy please download and complete an application form which should be returned to the Headmaster, Dr Philip Hills, by email to vacancies@oxf.gdst.net  by 12 noon on Monday 6 November 2017.

We look forward to hearing from you.

 

SENCo (Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator) 
P/T position or, for the right candidate, a F/T position 
Salary dependant on experience
Required ASAP

We are looking for a SENCo to work closely with the Headmaster, SLT and colleagues in the strategic development of the school’s Educational Support policy (SEND), taking account of the GDST’s central SEND policy and guidance.

The SENCo will be responsible for the day to day operation of the school’s Educational Support (SEND) policy and coordination of educational/learning support and special needs activity; the aim of which is to increase staff awareness of ES (SEND) issues and to raise ES (SEND) pupil achievement.

The successful applicant will have a comprehensive knowledge base of SEND needs in general and a proven ability to administer assessment tools.

The post holder will be approachable and positive and be able to successfully manage their time. You will have knowledge of analysing assessment data as well as differentiation and alternative teaching strategies.

To download the job description, please click here. For further information about the role click here.

To apply for this vacancy please download and complete an application form which should be returned to the Headmaster, Dr Philip Hills, by email to vacancies@oxf.gdst.net

Interview date: TBC

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS.

 

German Language Assistant
Part time, 3 hours per week
Fixed Term Contract (up to end of Summer Term 2018)
£20.23 per hour
Required ASAP

Oxford High School is looking for a German Language Assistant to start in January 2018. The successful candidate will be a native German speaker who is enthusiastic, creative and above all, has a passion for girls’ education.

The German Language Assistant will be required to work 3 hours per week (timetable by negotiation). The successful candidate will be required to hold German conversation lessons with small groups of girls in Years 11 to 13.

To apply for this vacancy please download and complete an application form which should be returned to the Headmaster, Dr Philip Hills, by email to vacancies@oxf.gdst.net by by 12 noon on Friday, 3 November 2017.

Interview date: TBC

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS.

 

School Administration Manager
Full time
Salary dependant on experience
Required ASAP

We are looking for a School Administration Manager to manage the busy school office, and help support the teaching staff. In this key role you will be responsible for overseeing the smooth and efficient running of the Senior School office, its admin staff and operations.

The ideal candidate will have a high level of confidence to co-ordinate all aspects of the office, providing high quality administrative and organisational support. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to relate well to people on all levels with sensitivity, tact and diplomacy. You will be able to remain calm under pressure and work to tight deadlines, and to demonstrate a pro-active approach to planning, delegating and prioritising work.

A recognised secretarial or administrative qualification at NVQ3 level or above, or equivalent gained through experience is essential, as is a current First Aid qualification or willingness to obtain this. Evidence of substantial secretarial and admin experience in a complex organisation is also essential.

This is a full time all year post, with a generous holiday allowance.

If you have the relevant experience and passion to work in our busy school, we would love to hear from you. In return, we offer you a great community in which to work and where ideas are welcomed. Oxford High School is a dynamic and creative school with exceptional academic results.

To download the job description, please click here.

To apply for this vacancy please download and complete an application form which should be returned to the Headmaster, Dr Philip Hills, by email vacancies@oxf.gdst.net by 12 noon on Monday, 30 October 2017.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS.

 

Cello Teacher for Junior School
Self employed
Required from January 2018 or Summer Term 2018

We are looking for a teacher of CELLO to join our talented team of visiting music teachers here at the Junior School in January. There are currently 7 students and the teaching would take place on a Thursday, or possibly Monday, to fit current demand for teaching rooms and the school timetable. We would be looking for a teacher interested in encouraging more pupils to learn the instrument and ideas on how to do this will be welcomed.

Candidates should be ready to work enthusiastically with children, often beginners, aged 7 – 11. Experience and empathy with this age group are essential. The school has a thriving music department, with over 150 girls having lessons in school each week and a wide range of orchestral and ensemble experiences on offer. There may be the opportunity for small ensemble work as the role develops. Teachers are self-employed and fostering good relationships with parents is essential.

Many girls enter for ABRSM examinations, which take place in school each term; it is certainly not uncommon for girls to reach Grade 5 before leaving the Junior School.

If you would like to find out more about the role please click here. Alternatively you may contact the Director of Music, Mrs Louise Taylor via the school office on 01865 515647 or oxfordhighjunior@oxf.gdst.net.

To download an application form please click here. To download a Job Description click here. Completed application forms should be returned electronically to the Head of Junior School, Mrs Kate Gater, by Friday 27th October 2017 at vacancies@oxf.gdst.net.

Interview dates: Tuesday 7th November 2017

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS.

We look forward to hearing from you.

 

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