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 Mathematics

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Teacher of Mathematics

Required from: September 2023
Contract term: Permanent. 
Hours: Full Time
Salary: The GDST has its own competitive salary scale
The Role:
We seek a highly motivated teacher of Mathematics to join our team. The successful candidate will be a leading practitioner who can inspire pupils, have an obvious passion for teaching Mathematics, and a track record of outstanding pupil outcomes at both GCSE and A Level. The role may also suit an ECT who can show great potential. They will teach Maths to Years 7-13.  All teachers at Oxford High School are involved in the delivery of pastoral care as form tutors and are expected to make contributions to both the co- and extra- curricular life of the school.
The Department:
The successful candidate will join a thriving department of eight talented teachers who aim to encourage curiosity and stimulate interest through varied lessons that engage, excite and inspire.  We aim for all of our students to have a positive experience in learning mathematics so that they achieve excellent outcomes, through revealing the full structure and beauty of the subject, beyond the confines of traditional curricula. Students take risks, mistakes are learnt from and discussion is lively, but at the same time there is a strong emphasis on the importance of clear working, and precise mathematical communication.
Staff teach in 5 dedicated classrooms, predominantly using the latest technology in innovative ways to complement our teaching. Sixth Form lessons are taught in the state-of-the-art Ada Benson Building.
For further information about the department please read the accompanying candidate information pack. NB – it may also be possible for a suitably skilled and motivated colleague to teach within our Computer Science department.

For more information or to register your interest please email: vacancies@oxf.gdst.net or click on the apply button below. 


Closing date: 2nd 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.

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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