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?

Director of Preparatory Sport

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Director of Preparatory Sport

Required from: January 2023
Contract: Maternity Cover
Hours: Full time
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced teacher of PE/Sport to play a key role in a thriving Sports Department, in a friendly and vibrant school where pupils are highly motivated, behaviour is excellent and there is access to outstanding facilities.

We are looking for an accomplished sports teacher who is able to offer a wide range of expertise to lead our Sports Department. The Sports Department at the Prep School has recently undergone a successful period of change and growth and the new Director of Sport will be expected to continue this progress and further develop the sporting provision and profile.

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 sporting and personal potential in an environment that is both challenging and supportive. Staff management will be an equally important part of the role.

The ability to teach to a high standard across our full range of activities including Games, Dance, Gymnastics and Swimming would be expected. In addition, commitment to our extensive co-curricular programme of clubs, fixtures and inter-house competition is essential.

Sport at Oxford High School:

You will be joining a department that has access to a range of facilities across two sites, as well as excellent local facilities off-site.  Our main Games include Hockey, Netball, Football, Tennis and Cricket and we regularly compete against local schools and in GDST competitions in these sports. The PE curriculum is made up of fitness and aesthetic activities such as dance and gymnastics, and Swimming is a stand-alone activity that also takes place weekly and contributes to our fixture schedule.

For further details and to apply, please click the ‘Apply’ button below.

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Closing date:  6th October 2022
Interviews: 13th October 2022

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.

Key Stage 2 Teacher

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Key Stage 2 Teacher

Required from: January 2023
Contract: Maternity Cover
Hours: Full time
Salary: Salary band PL2 depending on experience

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.

For further details and to apply, please click the ‘Apply’ button below.

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Closing date: 26th September 2022
Interviews: Thursday 29th September 2022

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.

Prep School Computing Teacher and IT Coordinator

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Prep School Computing Teacher and IT Coordinator

Required from: January 2023
Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full time
Salary: Band PL2 depending on experience

We have an exciting opportunity for a Prep School Computing Teacher and IT Coordinator at our leading independent day school in the heart of Oxford.

Working with the Prep school SLT and IT Manager, you be responsible for the administration of management, reporting and data systems within the Prep school.

As the Prep school Computing Teacher and IT Coordinator you will consult and advise colleagues to establish creative, responsive, and effective approaches in their use of IT in their teaching.

You will lead and promote appropriate use of IT and E-safety across the school community.

You will also Lead IT initiatives and offer support, guidance, innovation, and motivation to colleagues in the use of IT.

The Department:

As a school we invest in the technologies that make a difference in the classroom and are not tied to any solution. You will therefore be supporting a wide range of hardware and software which requires a flexible approach to problem solving.

For further details and to apply, please click the ‘Apply’ button below.

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Closing date: Friday 7th October 2022
Interviews: week commencing Monday 10th October 2022

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.

Teaching Assistant

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Teaching Assistant

Required from: January 2023
Contract: Maternity Cover
Hours: Term Time Only, 4 Days a week 8am – 3:30pm
Salary: £19,500 – £22,550 FTE (£16,337.84 – £18,893.24 pro rata)

 

Oxford High School is seeking to appoint an exceptional Prep School Teaching Assistant.

Ideally, we are looking for someone who holds level 6 qualifications or who wishes to work towards such qualifications. You must have already obtained a level 3 or 4 qualification.

We are looking for staff members with a dynamic outlook, creativity and above all, a passion for girls’ education. The successful candidate will be a dedicated team player with an enthusiastic ‘can do’ approach; eager to go the extra mile to ensure our girls achieve the highest standards.

For further details and to apply, please click the ‘Apply’ button below.

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Closing date: 29th September 2022
Interviews: 7th October 2022

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.

Visiting Teacher(s) of viola and violin

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Visiting Teacher(s) of viola and violin

Required from: ASAP
Contract: Self Employed

We are looking for an outstanding upper string teacher to join our thriving Music Department, within a highly successful girls’ school.

We are looking for someone who is able to start as soon as possible: applications will therefore be considered as they come in.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding musician, an effective communicator, and an inspiring teacher, able to teach viola and violin from beginner to diploma standard.

You will teach individual pupils throughout the Senior School age range (Year 7-13).  Depending on the interests and skills of the appointee, there may also be opportunities to coach ensembles and to take part in school performances.

You will be engaged on a self-employed basis, term time only.  You will be responsible for creating your own timetable, in line with school guidelines, to ensure weekly lessons of 35 minutes are taught to your pupils.  The number of pupils will vary due to demand but is likely initially to be approximately 4 violin and 2 viola pupils per week.

For further details and to apply, please click the ‘Apply’ button below.

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Closing date: Friday 7th October 2022

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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