Whether this is the first step in your teaching career, the next step towards greatness or somewhere in between, you will find OHS a workplace like no other.

Working alongside brilliant and inspiring colleagues, you will have the opportunity of teaching and interacting with wonderful, inspirational and intellectually curious girls as well leveraging the unique benefits of being a member of the GDST, the UK’s largest and most effective secondary school teaching network. With plentiful opportunities for progression and development – whether your interests lie in stretching the most able children, in pastoral support or in the world of extra-curricular activities – the only real question is where will you focus?

Teacher of Classics (Latin & Greek)

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Teacher of Classics (Latin & Greek)

Required from: September 2021
Contract: Permanent
Hours: Part time, 0.35 FTE
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits

The role:

We are seeking a well-qualified and enthusiastic Teacher of Classics to play a key role in our dynamic and creative school, where Latin and Ancient Greek are popular subjects.

This role offers a fantastic opportunity for you to join our thriving and experienced team. Our department offers a colourful and vigorous introduction to the Classical world, encompassing both language and culture, reinforcing both with lectures, visits and performances. Year on year, our students achieve excellent results in Classics.

You will provide an excellent education by teaching with expertise and enthusiasm, utilising an appropriate range of teaching strategies and resources, and offer support to the learning of individual students and contribute to the school’s pastoral system.

The ideal candidate will be a well-qualified graduate in Classics, with qualified teacher status, or a willingness to gain qualification within a reasonable period. Experience of teaching classical languages is essential, along with the ability to teach Latin up to A Level. The ability to teach Ancient Greek would be an advantage.

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Closing date: Wednesday 21st April 2021 at 9am
Interviews: Tuesday 27th April 2021

Oxford High School and The GDST 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

KS2 Teacher (x2)

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Key Stage 2 Teacher (x2)

Required from: September 2021
Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full time
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits

The role:

Oxford High Prep School are looking for an enthusiastic Key Stage 2 Teacher seeking to work in a dynamic and vibrant school where pupils are highly motivated and creative.

The successful candidate will be a dedicated team player with an enthusiastic ‘can do’ approach and eager to go the extra mile to ensure the girls achieve their academic and personal potential in an environment that is both challenging and supportive.

If you have the ability to inspire and motivate staff and pupils, this role offers an excellent career opportunity within a leading independent girls’ day school in Oxford.

In return we can provide a friendly and welcoming work environment, students who are spirited, enthusiastic and passionate about learning, a competitive salary and career development opportunities.

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Closing date: Friday 30th April 2021 at 9am
Interviews: Thursday 6th May 2021

Oxford High School and The GDST 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

Teacher of Art (Maternity Cover)

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Teacher of Art (Maternity Cover)

Required from: September 2021
Contract: Fixed Term Contract, Maternity Cover
Hours: Part time
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits

The role:

This is an opportunity for an art teacher, with KS3 and GCSE and/or A Level teaching experience, to join a thriving and popular department in a leading independent day school.

You will teach Art, Craft and Design, from historical and contemporary sources, across the 11-18 range through a variety of media and disciplines, including painting, drawing, printing, photography, digital media and sculpture.

Excellent subject knowledge, enthusiasm and the ability to inspire and engage pupils in an imaginative way is essential. You will need qualified teacher status or significant equivalent experience with proven outcomes. Applications from NQTs are warmly welcomed.

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Closing date: To Be Confirmed
Interviews: To Be Confirmed

Oxford High School and The GDST 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

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

Considering OHS?

Please review the key admission dates and deadlines, to ensure you don’t miss out on applying for a place. If you have further questions, contact our friendly Admissions team who are happy to help.

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