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.


HR Administrator
Full time
Circa £23k to 27k pa

This is an exciting opportunity to use your first class organisational and administrative skills to play a key HR role in a renowned and well-regarded school.  Oxford High School is a member of the Girls’ Day School Trust, the largest provider of independent education in the UK.  HR policies are provided by the GDST who also offer all necessary specialist HR advice and guidance to the school.

Reporting to the Director of Finance and Operations, this key role will provide administrative HR support from recruitment, induction and employee life cycle, liaising with GDST payroll department, training and assisting with the first line HR enquiries. Working closely with the Senior Leadership Team as well as with teachers, administrative staff, external agencies and applicants, this role requires the ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

Knowledge and experience within an HR function would be essential and experience of a school setting desirable.  We are looking for an expert administrator and coordinator who is able to balance conflicting priorities and who has excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

If you have the passion to work in a leading independent day school, we would love to hear from you.  In return, we will offer you a great community in which to work where ideas are welcomed.  Oxford High School is Oxford’s oldest girls’ school and provides a vibrant, dynamic and creative environment for staff and pupils alike.

Click here for further information about the job description and school: Job Description and OHS Information.

Please e-mail CV to:

Closing date: Monday 4th March 2019 at 12pm

Interview date: Friday 8th March 2019


Head of Biology
Full time
Required from September 2019
Competitive salary plus benefits

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Biology teacher to play a pivotal role heading up a thriving and popular department, in a leading independent day school with exceptional academic results and excellent facilities. Our GCSE (89% A*/A grade) and A level results (59% A*/A across the three sciences) speak volumes for both the dedication of students and staff, and the high esteem that Biology, and also Science, is held by the school community.

Most importantly we are an innovative department that thrives on the investigative and experimental approach to inspire our students beyond the confines of the course. Utilising your resources efficiently and effectively, you will also ensure the curriculum is managed and developed in accordance with school policy across the department.

We offer a whole range of enrichment activities, from the Whipworm project, to competitions, clubs, and lectures from outside speakers, which all resonate with our genuine passion for this subject.

With your excellent subject knowledge and leadership skills you will ensure that high standards of leadership and management are realised throughout the department and that high standards of teaching and learning are delivered. We pride ourselves on excellent academic success.

If you have the necessary leadership skills to lead and manage staff to work toward a common goal, are an excellent subject teacher who can lead by example, but most importantly have a passion and drive for Biology and Science as a whole, we would be delighted to hear from you.

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.

Click here for further information about the job description and department: Job Description and OHS and Science Department Information

Click here for an Application Form: Form S1a – APPLICATION FORM Teaching Teaching Support and Admin Posts Jan 2018

Please return the Application Form to:

Closing date: Midnight 11th February 2019


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