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 Textiles (Maternity Cover)

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Teacher of Textiles

Required from: January 2022

Contract: Fixed Term Contract for Maternity Cover

Hours: Part time, 0.4 FTE

Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits

This is an exciting opportunity for a well-qualified Textiles teacher with excellent subject knowledge to join a thriving and popular Textiles Department in a leading independent day school in Oxford.

With your ability to inspire, excite and motivate pupils, you will contribute to providing an excellent education by teaching with expertise, offering support to the learning of individual students and contributing to the school’s pastoral system.

Enthusiasm for Textiles is essential and a willingness to teach traditional textile skills to a high level with a creative foundation is key to success. You will need qualified teacher status or equivalent experience. Applications from NQTs are warmly welcomed.

The ability to teach art while not essential would be advantageous.

Textiles at Oxford High School:

The Textile Department at Oxford High School has a strong reputation amongst students, parents, staff and the wider community that has been established over many years. It is an excellent department to work in, with wonderful creative students, who can be nurtured into fantastic Artists and Designers.

Colleagues work in an environment where they are able to develop new ideas and share good practice and are constantly reflecting and reviewing upon the success of project material and pupil progress. A huge wealth of resources, teaching aids and exemplar work has been built up over time, which continually changes and grows.

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.

Benefits:

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

For further details and to apply please click the apply button.

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Closing date: October 14th 9am

Interviews: To Be Confirmed.

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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