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Deputy Principal - Full-time

Oasis Academy Skinner Street, Gillingham

  • Ref:KCC887-2006-83L
  • Posted:19/04/2024
  • Pay:Leadership Scale 7 –11 (£54,816 - £60,488) + TPS
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:07/05/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We have an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Principal to join our Academy!  We are seeking an individual who would relish the opportunity to build upon our achievements whilst shaping the future of Oasis Academy Skinner Street.  You will need to demonstrate a passion for education, and for working with students to help them achieve their maximum potential.

The position will be non-class based with a teaching commitment of up to two days per week. Candidates must have ambition, drive and most importantly, a desire to impart learning that will inspire both children, colleagues and our academy community.  This role presents an exciting opportunity for an individual with enthusiasm and innovation to support the Academy leadership team in one of the UK’s most successful Multi-Academy Trusts, Oasis Community Learning.

The successful candidate will join us on a full time, permanent basis starting September 2024. Remuneration is within the Leadership scale, L7-11. There is 0.4FTE classroom responsibility with this post.

If you are a strong and ambitious Leader seeking to take your experience to the next level, or to develop a long-term career within a large Multi Academy Trust, this could be of particular interest!  You will receive the support and guidance you need to not only develop the school, but also your own career.  The successful candidate will be committed to support and promote the powerful Oasis ethos which aspires to treat everyone inclusively and recognises the importance of a holistic approach to education.

What We Can Offer:

When you join the Oasis family there are a number of offers you’ll receive that make us stand out as an employer of choice. These include but are not limited to:

  • Defined benefit pension scheme (inc. life cover, lower tax, set rate 1/49 and ill health cover) - average input of 22.5% from us!
  • Access to free national counselling service
  • Access to bespoke Employee Assistance programme including counselling, financial wellbeing planning, menopause counselling, nurse support services, GP 24/7 service and physiotherapy.
  • Free eye tests
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Dress Down Friday for all academy staff
  • A lively environment with colleagues who care

Further Information

If this position appeals to you and you would like to find out more, come and visit us!  Please email Leonie Saddleton Operations Manager via principal@skinnerstreet.org for further information.  

What are you waiting for? Apply today! 

Completed application forms must be emailed to principal@oasisskinnerstreet.org before the deadline of 12:00 noon on Tuesday 7 May 2024.

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications. Therefore, early application is strongly encouraged.

As part of our safer recruitment process, CV's are not accepted.

Visit our website www.oasisacademyskinnerstreet.org to learn more about us

Oasis Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) with barred list check is required for all successful applicants.

Information about the school

Our children and families come first and we are passionately committed to giving our young people the best education possible in the formative stages of their lives. At Oasis Academy Skinner Street we take great pride in our students, we aspire to create opportunities for them to flourish academically and to form their good character.

When our students leave us, we want them to be self-confident, to know how to build and sustain strong relationships, to have high aspirations and to have achieved their very best. We want our students to embrace and contribute to the life of the school, both through their learning and by taking part in our extensive range of enrichment and leadership activities. We are proud of our partnership with parents and value their support to fulfil our vision.

We want every student to enjoy their time with us and to leave with fond memories that they will cherish forever. Our children leave us prepared for responsible adulthood taking with them principled values that will impact positively on their own lives, and those of others, to make for a better world.

Our vision for the school is summed up as Inspire, Challenge and Achieve.

Inspire – every member of Oasis Academy Skinner Street to take every opportunity in and out of the classroom to learn and flourish.

Challenge – everyone to be the best they can be.

Achieve – success in all aspects of life.

We look forward to welcoming you to our family.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Leonie Saddleton - Operations Manager
  • Address:Oasis Academy Skinner Street, Skinner Street, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1LG
  • Telephone: 01634 850213
  • Email: leonie.saddleton@oasisskinnerstreet.org


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.