Oak Wood School

Head of Year 8
Post Start Date: September 2024
Closing date: 13/03/2024
Closing time: 11:59 AM

Head of Year 8

Contract type: Full time, Permanent
Salary information: MPR + TLR 2c (currently £7,368)
Start date: September 2024

The Governors of this 11-18 Foundation School are seeking to appoint an outstanding Head of Year to join an experienced and enthusiastic pastoral team. This role is to become the Head of Year 8, with the plan on staying with the Year group through until Year 11.

Oak Wood School was judged as a ‘Good’ school by Ofsted (May 2022) and is a truly inclusive, mixed, multi-ethnic 11-18 school that embraces all aspects of comprehensive education. A career at Oak Wood School is your chance to be part of a remarkable team that are working to ensure our students are prepared to be the well- rounded leaders of tomorrow.

“Pupils at Oak Wood School are polite, friendly and confident. They are part of a diverse community and get along well with each other. The school’s ethos is for pupils to dream, learn and grow. Staff here inspire pupils and develop their knowledge, understanding and character.” (Ofsted 2022)

We believe our best resources are our teachers. There is a popular and thriving programme of professional development in the department and across the school, at all levels, and colleagues have the opportunity to develop personally and professionally through our membership of the PiXL club, the Harrow Collegiate Alliance (HCA) and the Hillingdon Learning Partnership (HLP). The school also offers excellent promotion prospects and a comprehensive induction programme. Colleagues benefit from a commitment to staff well-being and are provided with several schemes to support them maintain an active and healthy lifestyle. This post would be appropriate for an ECT or a more experienced teacher – we will also consider applications from candidates who would request a part-time role.
Situated on a large site close to Heathrow Airport and the centre of Hillingdon.

Oak Wood School has much to offer:
  • A commitment to the professional development of all its staff to become outstanding teachers and leaders.
  • Staff wellbeing programme.
  • Childcare and cycle to school vouchers.
  • Excellent transport links (by train 45 minutes to central London), bus routes 427, 278 & U2, train (Chiltern Railways, Great Western Railway and Underground (Metropolitan & Piccadilly).
  • On-site parking including electric charging facilities.
  • On-site catering facilities.
To apply please visit our website and complete our Teaching Staff application form, which is in two documents, and send along with a letter of application addressed to Mr Daniel Cowling (Headteacher) via email to HR@oakwoodschool.uk.

If you submit a Tes QuickApply application, you will be asked to complete an Oak Wood School Application form should you be selected for shortlist.

Visits to the school can be arranged if requested.
Further details are available from the vacancies page of our website.

Closing date: Wednesday 13 March 2024 at Midday 
Interview date: From Monday 18 March 2024

Supporting Documents

Additional Information
CVs will not be accepted

Safeguarding Statement
Oak Wood School has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and for ensuring that they are protected from harm. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Oak Wood School is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Our Location
Address: Sutton Court Road,, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB10 0EX