Information for Interviewees
The school advertises in different locations nationally and locally depending on the post. Information about vacancies can be found in local parishes, the school website and local papers. Any vacancies that the school chooses to advertise in the Times Educational Supplement can be found on the TES website by clicking here
Oaklands Catholic School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to DBS and other relevant employment checks.
Please find the positions below, currently available at the school:
Temporary Teacher of Psychology/Sociology – 1 Year Temporary Contract to cover Maternity Leave
The Governors are seeking to appoint a well qualified, enthusiastic, committed and talented person to teach ‘A’ level Psychology from September 2013 on a one year temporary contract to cover maternity leave. The ability to teach Sociology would also be advantageous. The successful candidate will join our highly experienced and supportive Sixth Form team.
This new role at Oaklands will provide an exciting opportunity to manage and develop our excellent range of facilities. Starting as soon as possible we are seeking to appoint a motivated, passionate and committed person to join us and work with our dedicated site team. Responsibilities will include Health and Safety and Fire Officer Roles, project management, development of the facilities for community use as well as ensuring the premises and extensive grounds are maintained to the highest standards.
You need to be a strategic thinker, well-educated and with recent management experience; ideally in an education environment, although this is not essential. Excellent communication skills will be required and in addition you must have a proven track record of leading and motivating teams. You will also need good organisational and IT skills. Educated to degree level or equivalent you should hold a recognised Health and Safety qualification.
Please find the application pack documents below:
Oaklands is a very successful school described by Ofsted as “a very good school, which gives good Christian teaching as well as being a good school academically”.
OCS provides a supportive environment and induction programme for all new staff and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced CRB and other pre-employment checks. Only applications submitted on a CES application form will be considered.
For further information please contact the Head, Mr. M. Quinn M.A., B.Ed. (Hons), NPQH immediately on 023 9224 8043. An application pack is available on request.
The school is always looking to appoint high quality staff. Shortage subjects include Science (Physics Chemistry and Biology), Maths and MFL.
If you believe that you have the skills we are looking for we would be delighted to hear from you.
Recruitment Retention Allowances maybe available for suitably qualified and experienced candidate. The governors will recognise experience gained outside of teaching for new entrants into the profession. Please contact the school directly and we will advise you of any vacancies.
Application forms for Teaching post can be downloaded here.
Are you interested in changing schools and coming to Oaklands to teach?
Vacancies arise across the curriculum every year and therefore we would like to meet you.
Cover Assistants & Exam Invigilators
We are looking to increase our pool of Cover Assistants, who look after classes when a teacher is absent. We are also looking for Exam Invigilators whose role is to supervise with other exam invigilators whilst students are sitting their public examinations in May and June this year
If you are interested in the above please contact Matthew Quinn, Headteacher at the school on 02392 259214