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West Dulwich, London
Salary Details:
Closing Date:
24 Sep 2019
About the role

We are looking to appoint an inspirational leader with the vision, drive and expertise to further develop a very successful school.

Oakfield is one of Education Development Trust’s family of preparatory schools in the UK and benefits from specialist support provided by the Trust’s central team which includes educational research, HR, IT, Finance, Estates and Marketing.

Oakfield’s strengths stem from our diversity and the individual attention given to all our children. A family ethos permeates everything we do. At Oakfield we work as a team to create an atmosphere in which every pupil is valued and actively encouraged to progress both academically and socially.

The successful candidate will have the personal qualities to inspire, motivate, support and challenge others and a strong understanding of the expectations of independent school parents and pupils. Whether you are currently a Senior Leader seeking your first headship or a successful Headteacher looking for a new challenge, you will have the passion to lead a great school into the next phase of its development.

To apply please click here to submit your application on line, you will be asked to submit your CV including the contact details for two references (one of which must be your current or last employer), and a covering letter (maximum 2 pages) addressed to Head of UK Independent Schools.  The closing date for applications is 24 September 2019

Important Dates:

Closing Date               24 September 2019
Assessment Day        8 October 2019
Final Interview            18 October 2019

Please note that we will not contact your referees until you have been confirmed for final interview.

Location – West Dulwich London

Start date – January or April 2020

Competitive salary

About the organisation
Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, the DBS and may be subject to disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006 and the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.