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.

 

Director of Finance and Operations

The Director of Finance and Operations (DFO) is a key member of the Senior Leadership Team and works alongside the Headmaster. Click below for the current job advertisement and details of how to apply.

Director of Finance and Operations Oxford High School 2018

 

Receptionist
Full time, all year round  
GDST Grade 2 (circa £17,694)
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 download the Job Description click here: OHS Receptionist Job description

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

Closing date: 12 noon, Friday 2 February 2018.

Interview dates: TBC

 

Administrative Assistant
Full time, all year round  
GDST Grade 3 (circa £20,694)
Required ASAP

We are seeking an Administration Assistant to assist in providing a general administrative service which is efficient and customer-focused.

You will support the Office Manager with on-demand and project work, and teaching staff with the preparation of teaching materials. You will also assist in co-ordinating the visit information required for teaching staff leading trips and visits off-site.

You will need good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and a level of ICT competence to meet the demands of the role, along with experience of working in a team in an office environment.

To download the Job Description click here: Job-Description-Administrative-Assistant-Jan 2018

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

Closing date: 12 noon, Friday 2 February 2018.

Interview dates: TBC

 

Science Techician (Chemistry)
Full time, term time only  
GDST Grade 3 (£16,983-£23,670) PRO RATA
Required ASAP

Oxford High School is a dynamic and creative school with exceptional academic results. Within our Science department we require a well-organised and methodical Science Technician to support the safe delivery of experiments and practical activities in science lessons in order to optimise teaching and learning.

As the Science Technician you will have responsibility for Chemistry. Training for this position will be given. Some Chemistry and laboratory experience is preferable but not essential and an enthusiastic candidate who enjoys laboratory work will be considered.

Oxford High School has highly motivated students and friendly colleagues. Our vibrant and successful Science Department is well known for its innovative work and superb results at GCSE and A level. The work you will carry out will play a vital part in continuing this success.

If you are passionate about science and are educated to A level standard or above in a science or related discipline (ideally Chemistry) we would like to hear from you. In return we offer you a great community in which to work and where ideas are welcomed.

To view the person specification please click here.

To apply for this vacancy please complete an application form and submit to the Headmaster Dr Philip Hills at vacancies@oxf.gdst.net

Closing date: 12 noon, Friday 2 February 2018.

Interview dates: TBC

 

Head of Physics
Full time
Required September 2018
Competitive Salary plus benefits

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Physics 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 (94.8% A*/A grade) and A level results (66% A*/A across the three sciences) speak volumes for both the dedication of students and staff, and the high esteem that Physics, 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 trips to CERN and the RAL, 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 Physics 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.

For further information about the Science Department please click here.

Candidate information can be downloaded here.

To download job descriptions for this post click here Teacher Job Description , Head of Department Job Description

To apply for this post, please complete an application form which should then be submitted electronically to the Headmaster, Dr Philip Hills, by emailing vacancies@oxf.gdst.net by 4pm on the Closing Date.

Closing date:       12:00pm Monday 29th January, 2018

Interviews:          Week beginning 5th February, 2018

 

Key Stage Two Teacher   
Part Time
FTC for up to one year, required for Summer Term 2018
Competitive Salary

Are you a dynamic and creative Key Stage 2 Teacher wanting to work in an enjoyable and vibrant workplace where pupils are highly motivated and behaviour is excellent.

From Reception pupils through to Year 6 there is a sense of pride at being part of the Oxford High community which received the highest possible rating from ISI in January 2016. The Junior School provides a broad and inspiring education which aims to ignite a passion for learning both within and beyond the classroom.

We are looking for a dynamic and creative teacher with a passion for girls’ education. 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.

Applications from NQTs are welcome.

To download the job description please click here.

To download the applicant letter, click here.

To apply for this post, please complete an application form which should then be submitted electronically to the Headmaster, Dr Philip Hills, by emailing vacancies@oxf.gdst.net by 4pm on the Closing Date

The closing date for this position is 12 noon on Wednesday 24th January 2018.

Interviews will be held in the week beginning Monday 29th January.

 

Grounds Person / Caretaker
Full time, all year round  
GDST Grade 1 (circa £15,978)
Required March 2018

Oxford High School are looking for a Grounds Person to join our busy Premises Team.

The Grounds Person will ensure that the whole school site is maintained to an exceptional standard, providing a good impression to visitors, parents, students and staff. In addition, as a member of the Premises / site team you will also be required to undertake a range of property maintenance duties concerned with the school premises and other additional duties to support the operation of the school.

The ideal candidate will be honest, conscientious, reliable, flexible and self-motivated. You must also possess good communication skills. Excellent practical skills and experience of grounds and property maintenance are essential. Experience of using and maintaining a large variety of gardening tools, maintenance tools and light/ heavy machinery would be an advantage.

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.

Oxford High School is based on three sites, all within walking distance of each other, Belbroughton Road, Woodstock Road and Bardwell Road. Along with the rest of the Premises Team you will be required to work across all three sites.

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

To apply for this post, please complete an application form which should be submitted electronically to the Headmaster, Dr Philip Hills, by emailing vacancies@oxf.gdst.net by 12 noon Friday 2 February 2018.

Closing date: 12 noon, Friday 2 February 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 vacancies@oxf.gdst.net

 

 

 

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.

 

A: Belbroughton Road, Oxford, OX2 6XA
T: 01865 559888
F: 01865 55234
E: vacancies@oxf.gdst.net
W: www.oxfordhigh.gdst.net

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