Deputy Principal - Primary Phase

At Oasis Academy Hadley , Enfield
Salary: L19 - L23, Outer London Pay Scale (£67,237 - £73,812) + Teachers Pension Scheme
Role: Full-time
Contract: Permanent
Start Date: September 2020
Applications Closed: 08:00 AM on Friday 24th April 2020
Interviews: Wednesday 29th April 2020


Deputy Principal - Primary Phase Leader

Dates:  Apply by 8am on Friday 24th April 2020. Job start September 2020

Salary:  L19 - L23, Outer London Pay Scale (£67,237 - £73,812) + Teachers Pension Scheme

Location: Enfield, North East London

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking an ambitious leader who is keen to play a key role in the leadership of our successful 2-19 all through academy. You will be someone with track record of securing high standards in teaching and learning and is ready for primary school leadership.

You will lead a primary team of teachers and leaders to secure the highest standards, building upon an established teaching and learning culture with good foundations. Your focus will be to ensure all children make rapid progress and are supported and nurtured to achieve their very best. As a senior member of the Academy Leadership Team, you will be steering the strategic direction for the whole academy. This is a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated and inspirational leader to take our successful primary phase to the next level.

More about you

As an experienced senior leader you will have made significant contributions to whole school improvement, ideally with experience in inner-city, multi-cultural areas. You’ll have a clear understanding of what it takes to create a safe and nurturing learning environment and the ability inspire staff, students and the community towards the achievement of aspirational goals. You will have a sound understanding of the social, economic and educational challenges faced by children and families with low incomes and experience in building positive and trusting relationships with parents and carers.

We welcome applications from both current and experienced Deputy or Assistant Principals as well as those looking to take the next step in their career. 

About the Academy

Oasis Academy Hadley is an inclusive all-through, 2 to 19 academy that is committed to giving children the best possible educational opportunities. High performing and continuously improving, we are located 5 minutes from Ponders End train station in a new building with great facilities.    

Children at the academy make very good progress from their well below average starting points, exceeding or equaling national averages at all key stages. In 2019 overall achievements in the primary phase saw 88% of children in reception achieve a Good Level of Development, and at Key Stage Two, 67% of children reached the expected standard in Reading, Writing and Maths, and 15% exceeded the standard.

In the secondary phase, 2019 progress at Key stage 4 was 0.19 and in sixth form 94% of our students have progressed to university with 89% going to Russell Group and top third universities following a wide range of courses. Outside the classroom a wide range of extra-curricular activities, provide enrichment opportunities for our children. We pride ourselves as an integral part of the local community, and our work here is supported by the Oasis Hub Hadley, which provides integrated, high quality services that benefit our children and their families.

Make a difference

This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of children in North East London. So if you are someone who approaches their work with creativity and enthusiasm and are ready to take for a new challenge we would welcome an application from you.

To apply

We welcome visits from prospective candidates.

For further information, or to arrange a tour or a discussion about the post please contact Alice Weeks, People Directorate Officer on 020 8804 6946 or

Completed applications should be submitted to: by 8am on Friday 24th April 2020.

Interviews will take place: Wednesday 29th April 2020.

Oasis Community Learning runs transformational Academies in many areas across the United Kingdom. Believing that every person, in addition to every child matters, we are working with the wider Oasis Group, transforming schools into Community hubs, through applying a holistic view of education.

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

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

Oasis Community Learning supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

Oasis Community Learning is a company limited by Guarantee registered in England and Wales no. 5398529.


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.

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How do I Apply?

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