September 15, 2021
Job Type
M1 (£25,714) – UPS3 (£41,604) pa
Working Pattern
Full time
Closing Date
September 28, 2021


Cheney School is a popular, high-performing school in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn and to be challenged. You can view our last Ofsted inspection report here: Ofsted Report and a welcome message from our Head of School here: Head's Welcome
The school is part of the Community Schools Alliance Trust - a small MAT with one secondary school, one primary school and another due to open in September 2020. The Trust’s common vision is to improve every learner’s life chances.
We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities. We are also mindful of the competing demands people face in their lives and are happy to consider part time applications. If you are not familiar with Oxfordshire, we would recommend that you take a look at: Living in Oxfordshire – Information for Teachers
We are looking for an inspirational and innovative teacher with a real passion for ensuring engagement in learning for all students to join our expanding, effective and well-resourced department as soon as possible. The role may involve teaching History, RE or a mixture of both subject areas.
You will need to demonstrate that you:
  • are passionate about raising levels of engagement and achievement;
  • want to make a positive difference by going the extra mile for the benefit of your students;
  • have the desire and enthusiasm to play an active and collaborative role in contributing to a strong culture of sharing best practice, resources and ideas;
  • have the interpersonal and leadership skills required to inspire and motivate colleagues and students;
  • are keen and able to embed enjoyment and success in learning.
Visits to the school prior to interview are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit or if you would like more information about the role, please contact David Twycross, Head of Humanities, or on 01865 755 601
Payment is on Teacher Main Scale.
Please note: to ensure we conduct a fair shortlisting process we are no longer providing any personal information, including the names and gender of applicants, to short-listing panels.
Closing date: 8am, Tuesday, 28 September 2021
Interview: w/c Monday 4 October 2021
The Community Schools Alliance Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check before taking up the post, along with pre-employment safeguarding checks.
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