Working at Oxford High School is stimulating, extremely varied and tremendous fun. We are a dynamic and creative school with exceptional academic results. Our students are spirited, enthusiastic and passionate about learning. Our staff are people who feel equally passionate – about the subjects they teach, the extracurricular clubs they lead and the professional pride they take in their roles. Working at Oxford High gives you plenty of opportunities to get involved in school life beyond the curriculum and because we believe that adults should be learners too, we are committed to investing in your personal development through training and learning initiatives and via the GDST network. Our current job vacancies are listed below.


Full time, all year round
Salary: GDST Grade 2 circa £17,694 per annum
Required asap

We are seeking a well organised Receptionist to provide a customer-focused and efficient reception service at the School.

You will present a welcoming and professional image to all visitors, students, contractors, staff and telephone callers as well as assist in providing a general administrative service.

You will need a level of ICT competence to meet the demands of the role, along with knowledge of Microsoft Office, good communication skills and an excellent telephone manner.

To apply for this post, please complete an application form which should then be submitted electronically to the Headmaster, Dr Philip Hills, by emailing by 12 noon 2 March 2018.

Interview dates: TBC

Previous applicants should not apply.


Teacher of German / French
Part time, approx. 0.33 FTE  
Required September 2018
Competitive salary plus benefits

Applications are invited for a well-qualified and enthusiastic part-time teacher of German and French up to GCSE level, with effect from September 2018. The Modern Foreign Language (MFL) faculty promotes the teaching of six foreign languages including Russian, German, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, French and Spanish.

French is taught as a compulsory subject in Year 7 and as an optional subject from Year 8 and German is taught as an optional subject from Year 8, so we are keen to find a teacher who will motivate our pupils to continue with French in Year 8, and with German in Year 9 and beyond.

The students are keen and motivated and enjoy extra-curricular activities such as clubs, lectures, language days and a residential home stay/exchange in France and Germany. The Modern Languages Faculty comprises ten teachers who add an international flavour to the Oxford High staff and are most welcoming and supportive.

If you have the passion to work in our busy school, we would love to hear from you. In return, we offer you a great community in which to work where ideas are welcomed. Oxford High School is a dynamic and creative school with exceptional academic results.

Applications should be returned electronically to the Headmaster, Dr Philip Hills at by midday on Friday 2 March 2018.  Interviews of the short-listed candidates will be held at the school shortly afterwards.

Please click the following links to download an application form and a job description.


Grounds Person / Assistant Caretaker
Full time, all year round  
Salary: GDST Grade 2 £16,380-£19,302 depending on skills and experience
Required March 2018

This is an opportunity for a motivated individual with grounds maintenance and basic building maintenance skills to support our busy Premises Team across three school sites.

As a Grounds Person, your duties will include maintaining sports pitches, ensuring they are marked, set up for matches, cleared from litter, grass is cut and all posts are painted accordingly. You will also schedule testing and maintenance of the grounds maintenance equipment and provide support to any contractors working on site.

Your caretaking duties will include supporting the Caretaker and Premises Manager with ensuring that the whole school site is maintained to an exceptional standard. This will include property maintenance, ensuring a tidy appearance of the schools and assisting in the day-to-day maintenance of the premises and furnishings.

You will need experience of line marking on pitches and using gardening machinery along with experience of mowing, trimming and hedge cutting, as well as basic caretaking/manual handling skills along with a valid driving licence to travel between sites.

This is a full-time position, working 36 hours per week Monday to Friday, however a degree of flexibility is required as occasional weekend and overtime work will be necessary to accommodate the busy school calendar.

Working at Oxford High School is stimulating, extremely varied and tremendous fun. We also offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • Childcare vouchers, interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

To download the job description for this role please click here.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter in the first instance, electronically, to

Successful candidates will be required to complete an application form before interview.

Closing date: 12 noon, Friday 2 March 2018

Interview date: TBC


Development Manager 
Full time / Part Time – this role could be either
Required ASAP
Competitive Salary

Oxford High School seeks an experienced and proactive development professional to lead on securing major gift income for capital campaigns and to ensure that stewardship programmes are in place to maximise income and engagement from existing supporters.

You will have proven experience in project management and a significant track record of professional achievement in fundraising is essential. The successful candidate should have experience in major gift fundraising and in managing senior volunteers.

Key to the role will be exceptional public speaking and presentation skills the ability to communicate effectively in writing and an ability to respond appropriately to pressure, deadlines, and changes in priorities and schedules.

For more information please click here to download a job description.

To download an application form please click here. Completed application forms should be returned electronically to the Headmaster, Dr Philip Hills at



We 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 DBS.


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