Oak Wood School

Assistant Head – Teaching and Learning, Hillingdon

Location: Hillingdon UB10 0EX

Salary: Leadership Pay Scale 12 – 16

Working Pattern: Full time • Maternity cover • Required April 2020

Closing date: 23 February 2020


Maternity cover – One year fixed term contract

Term time plus training – up to five training days

"We Dream, We Learn, We Grow”

Oak Wood is a vibrant and aspirational community where pupils are encouraged to excel in all aspects of school life.

Teaching within our new build which has fantastic facilities for all subjects, it is an exciting time to join Oak Wood. The school is very popular, rapidly expanding and under new leadership. Working closely with our partner school, Swakeleys School for Girls (Ofsted Outstanding), we are entering a new and exciting phase of our development.

This is an excellent opportunity for inspirational, enthusiastic and well-qualified staff to join our ambitious team. Training and support for all staff, including development of leadership potential, is at the heart of our vision for school improvement.

We are currently seeking a one year fixed term Assistant Head to cover maternity leave.

As a member of the leadership team, you will lead CPD and training, line manage subjects and pastoral areas and lead evaluation, review of teaching and learning.

We welcome applications from experienced, qualified teaching staff with appropriate leadership experience.

Oak Wood School is a truly inclusive school that embraces all aspects of comprehensive education. The curriculum is well-balanced and reflects the needs of all our students and the local community in that we cater for the academic and vocational subjects.

In addition we offer:
•On-site parking including electric charging facilities.
•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).
•Training & development opportunities.
•On-site catering facilities.

Please visit our website at for Job Description. Application forms are available on our ‘work for us’ page on our website, and you can also apply directly via the job board.

Closing date: Sunday 23 February 2020.

On occasion we receive significantly more applicants than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward.

We are committed to equal opportunities and request any potential applicant to contact our HR department as soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application should the closing date of the advertisement be brought forward.

Oak Wood is fully committed to safeguarding and an enhanced DBS disclosure is an essential requirement for all posts at the school.

Oak Wood School
Sutton Court Road, Hillingdon, Middlesex UB10 0EX
Tel: 01895 234350