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The role played by support staff is absolutely critical to the ongoing success of any good school – and this is certainly the case at OHS. As such, we recognise and value the fundamental importance of our support staff – whether that’s our maintenance team, catering staff or various admin teams. Wherever you work, therefore, and whatever your specialism, you can rely on being valued, supported and rewarded.

With fantastic benefits, a challenging and stimulating workplace and the opportunity to make a difference in girls’ lives, OHS is a truly wonderful place to work.

 

Gap Year Assistant

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Gap Year Assistant

Salary: £17,784 FTE (£14,100.67 per annum)
Location: Oxford
Contract term: 1 Year FTC, Term time only
Hours: Full time

Oxford High Preparatory 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 Prep 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.

There are also opportunities to assist with after school duties, which would be paid as an additional responsibility.

This role will be offered on a Fixed Term Contract basis up to 15 July 2024.

For more information or to register your interest please email:  vacancies@oxf.gdst.net or click on the apply button below. Or for an informal chat please call this number: 01865 559888 ext. 30015.**

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Closing date: 30th January

Interviews: 3rd January

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

Music Administrator

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Music Administrator

Hours: Part time, 20 hours per week, term time only with very occasional evening event
Exact days and hours to be confirmed
Salary: will depend on experience plus benefits

Oxford High School is looking for an Administrative Assistant to support the Director of Music. This is an exciting opportunity to use your first class organisational and administrative skills to play an important role in the smooth running of the music department of a leading independent day school based in the heart of Oxford.

Key to the role will be excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to maintain a high level of efficiency. Proven experience in office administration is required, however training in the different systems will be provided. You will also need to be able to remain calm under pressure, with the ability to multitask.  A knowledge of music is not essential but would be beneficial.

If you have the passion to work in a leading independent day school, we would love to hear from you. In return, we can offer you a great community in which to work where ideas are welcomed. Oxford High School is Oxford’s oldest girls’ school and provides a vibrant, dynamic and creative environment for staff and pupils alike.

For more information or to apply please click the apply button below.

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Closing date: Wednesday 8th February 2023

Interviews: 9 / 10th February 2023

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

Transport Team Leader

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Transport Team Leader

Salary: Up to £30,000 P/A plus excellent benefits, dependent on experience and contractual hours (see hours below).
Location: Oxford
Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full time, or term time + 5 weeks

Due to increased demand Oxford High School will be growing its school bus service. This presents an exciting opportunity for a proven Transport Team Leader to coordinate and manage a team of minibus drivers, ensuring a first-class transport service across our three sites for both pupils and staff.

Reporting to the Compliance and Facilities Manager you will be responsible for delivering a pro-active efficient and effective transport service. This will entail a range of responsibilities, including coordinating bookings, working with third party suppliers, ensuring MOTs, services and vehicle checks are undertaken, line managing a team of drivers and ensuring both vehicle and driver documentation is up to date.

We are open to applications from candidates with direct experience managing a transport / logistics service (this does not need to be within education), as well as those with transferable team leadership and service coordination skills with knowledge of security and emergency procedures. A clean driver¿s licence is essential as is the willingness to be trained for the D1 minibus entitlement, if not already obtained. You will have the ability to work effectively on your own initiative as well as in collaboration with other teams. Your excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to young people, parents, colleagues and external agencies will set you apart.

Please note a degree of flexibility is required to meet the needs of the busy school calendar.

For more information and details on how to apply please click the apply button below or email  vacancies@oxf.gdst.net  For an informal chat please call 01865 559888 ext. 30015.**

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Closing date: 20th February 2023
We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.  An early application is therefore strongly advised.


The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

Minibus Driver

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Minibus Driver

Due to increased demand Oxford High School are seeking Minibus Drivers to join a friendly team providing a safe, professional and courteous transport service across all 3 sites. Candidates will need to be confident in interacting with children and be able to maintain a good atmosphere on the bus.  Drivers will need to have a warm and flexible approach, be able to show initiative, work well on their own and as part of a team.

You will report to the Transport Team Leader and work as part of a team of Minibus Drivers responsible for driving the school minibus and carrying out routine safety checks.  Ideally you will live locally, but this is not essential.

It is essential that you possess a full clean driving licence, excellent time management and outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to young people, parents and colleagues.  Experience of driving passenger vehicles (minibus D1 provision, first aid training  and Midas training is desirable however not essential as training will be provided.

This position is term time, Mondays to Fridays and a degree of flexibility is required to meet the needs of the busy school calendar.  Full time, job share or casual positions are available. Shifts are early (6:15 to 9:15) and afternoon (15:30 to 18:30). Extra hours are available depending on school trip requirements.

Breakfast provided after the morning run.
Uniform provided.
Pension provided with up to 12% employer contribution
Be part of a welcoming and friendly team.

For more information or to register your interest please email:   vacancies@oxf.gdst.net or click on the apply button below. Or for an informal chat please call this number: 01865 559888 ext. 30015.**

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Closing date: 31st March 2023
We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.  An early application is therefore strongly advised.


The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

About Oxford High School

Since its foundation over 140 years ago in the heart of Oxford’s historic city centre, Oxford High School has been innovative and pioneering in its approach to girls’ education.

Today, Oxford High School is a happy and vibrant place to work: our girls are highly motivated and ambitious, supportive yet self-aware. From our youngest Reception pupils through to our longest-serving members of staff, there is a real sense of pride at being part of the Oxford High community.

As well as our commitment to girls’ education, we are committed to investing in our staff’s personal development through training and learning initiatives and via the GDST network.

As part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, the leading and largest group of independent girls’ schools in the UK, we offer a variety of benefits, which include:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • Free school lunches
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

Oxford High School and the GDST (Charity No 306983) 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 Disclosure and Barring Service

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