Deputy Principal

At Oasis Academy Arena , London
Salary: L18 – L22 (£62,361 to £68,455), Outer London + Teachers Pension Scheme
Role: Full-time
Contract: Permanent
Start Date: September or earlier if available sooner
Applications Closed: 11:00 AM on Wednesday 12th April 2017
Interviews: Wednesday 19 April 2017


Oasis Academy Arena is a co-educational secondary school, which opened in 2015. Staff are dedicated to helping students make the most out of their time at school. Situated in South Norwood, adjacent to the Croydon Arena Athletics track, the Academy will deliver an innovative curriculum specialising in sports and the sciences.

Growth and development

We currently have a total of 270 students on roll in years 7 and 8, 55% of whom are in receipt of the Pupil Premium and 11% of students are classified as DSEN. The Academy has a Designated Resource Provision for 15 students with a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

The academy will grow to 900 students on roll, with post-16 provision offered through the partnership with Oasis Academy Shirley Park.


Achieving Excellence

We want all teaching to be enriching, engaging and challenging, and are committed to recruiting passionate, dedicated staff to help our Academy achieve GCSE pass rates to be proud of.


An extended community

Whilst we are looking for a high-calibre individual, we do not expect you to do this alone. Not only will you be a part of a new leadership structure, you will enjoy the support and challenge of being part of a family of 47 Oasis Academies, working alongside leaders in their field and gaining access to great learning and training opportunities.

As Deputy Principal you will also be a forward-facing community figure within the local Oasis Hub. Helping to build relationships with local leaders, you will have the opportunity to influence the lives of our young people and the extended community.


Our Ideal Candidate

As a key member of the Academy leadership team you will champion the Oasis vision, strengthen and maintain team spirit among staff and be an excellent role-model for our students. You will need drive and enthusiasm combined with tenacity and in return, you will have the opportunity to make a visible positive change to our school community ensuring that student potential becomes reality.


About Oasis

Our Academy is part of the Oasis Community Learning family, one of the largest multi-Academy sponsors within the UK with the express purpose of transforming learning, lives and communities. Through instilling and encouraging inclusion, equality, healthy relationships, hope and perseverance we aim to develop competency and character within our young people and help them thrive.


Want to find out more?

Contact Camilla Holland on 0207 921 4412 / for a confidential conversation or to request an application pack.


This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Oasis Community Learning supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

Oasis Community Learning is a company limited by Guarantee registered in England and Wales no. 5398529 and is an exempt charity under the terms of the Charities Act 1993 and 2006


Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to progress your leadership career!

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours, which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

Application Form: Download
Equal Opportunities Form: Download EO Monitoring Form

How do I Apply?

To apply for the position of Deputy Principal, please download (saving to your computer) and complete the above Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Forms and either upload and submit the forms Online or by Email.