Oaklands is a terrific school, has a wonderful community and is hugely enjoyable place to work. I would recommend it to anyone!

Dr Mark DixonAssistant Headteacher and Head of Science

The best thing about Oaklands is the people, both the staff and the students are fantastic.
If you ever need any assistance there is always someone willing to help if you just ask!

Caroline WilkinsonHead of History Department

Everybody here is treated equally and is given the same respect, whether you are a Teacher, Learning Support Assistant or a cleaner – we are all one body !

Megan MooneyRE Teacher and Lead Tutor for Year 8

If you are thinking of a career in Oaklands I would say ‘Apply’! It is the best career choice I have ever made and I couldn’t be happier. Oaklands is a fantastic place to work with a lot to offer!

Nicolle PinchenApprentice IT Technician

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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.

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:

Teaching Staff

Head of Performing Arts (Music Specialist)

Permanent, Full Time
Start Date:  January 2025 or sooner
The Directors of the Edith Stein Academy Trust are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Head of Performing Arts at Oaklands Catholic School and Sixth Form College.
The successful candidate is likely to be an experienced Music teacher who can also lead the Performing Arts Department and demonstrate exceptional classroom practice. They will have a clear vision to continue the success of the department and help pupils to develop their skills and knowledge to the highest possible level within and beyond the curriculum.
Music and Drama (Performing Arts) have a strong presence in our curriculum and our extra curricular offer is an outstanding feature of our community. Students are taught Music and Drama in their KS3 curriculum and both subjects are offered at GCSE and A Level.

Information Pack

To apply, please read the ‘Notes to Applicants’ below and then complete all three application forms (CES Teacher Application Form, Recruitment and Monitoring Form and Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 disclosure form).
Closing Date:  Friday 14th June 2024, 12.00noon
Proposed Interviews:  Week beginning Monday 17th June 2024
If you would like to come and visit the school prior to applying, please contact Sarah Mann, s.mann@oaklandscatholicschool.org
Please note that the school reserves the right to appoint at any point during the recruitment process.

Teacher of Maths

Permanent, Full Time   (part time considered for the right candidate)
Start Date:   September 2024 or January 2025
The Directors of the Edith Stein Academy Trust are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Teacher of Maths at Oaklands Catholic School and Sixth Form College.
Applications from ECTs are warmly welcomed.
 
 
To apply, please read the ‘Notes to Applicants’ below and then complete all three application forms (CES Teacher Application Form, Recruitment and Monitoring Form and Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 disclosure form).
Closing Date:  Friday 14th June 2024, 12.00noon
Proposed Interviews:  Week beginning Monday 17th June 2024
If you would like to come and visit the school prior to applying, please contact Sarah Mann, s.mann@oaklandscatholicschool.org.
Please note that the school reserves the right to appoint at any point during the recruitment process.

Teacher of Business Studies

Permanent, Part Time   (full time considered for suitable applicant offering other subjects)
Start Date: September 2024 or January 2025
The Directors of the Edith Stein Academy Trust are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Teacher of Business Studies at Oaklands Catholic School and Sixth Form College.
Applications from ECTs are warmly welcomed.
 
 
To apply, please read the ‘Notes to Applicants’ below and then complete all three application forms (CES Teacher Application Form, Recruitment and Monitoring Form and Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 disclosure form).
Closing Date:  Friday 14th June 2024, 12.00noon
Proposed Interviews:  Week beginning Monday 17th June 2024
If you would like to come and visit the school prior to applying, please contact Sarah Mann, s.mann@oaklandscatholicschool.org.
Please note that the school reserves the right to appoint at any point during the recruitment process.

Support Staff

School Librarian

(Learning Resource Centre Manager)
Temporary Appointment (initially for one year), Term Time Only
Start Date: September 2024

The Directors of the Edith Stein Academy Trust are seeking to appoint a new Librarian to join our hard working, committed and enthusiastic team.
Our Library places reading at the heart of the school and supports learning across the curriculum.

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To apply, please read the ‘Notes to Applicants’ below and then complete the application forms (CES Support Staff Application Form, Consent to Obtain References form).

Closing Date: Monday 3rd June 2024, 12.00noon
Proposed Interviews: Week beginning Monday 10th June 2024

If you would like to come and visit the school prior to applying, please contact Sarah Mann, s.mann@oaklandscatholicschool.org.
Please note that the school reserves the right to appoint at any point during the recruitment process.

Senior IT Technician

Temporary Appointment – 1year contract with the possibility of extending to 2years then Permanent contract
Full-time, Term-time only, 40 weeks per year
Hours of work: Mon to Thurs 8am to 4pm, Fri 8am to 3.30pm
The Trustees of the Edith Stein Academy Trust are seeking to appoint a Senior IT Technician to join our hardworking, committed, and enthusiastic IT Support team at Oaklands Catholic School and Sixth Form College. You will join a team of three supporting nearly 2,000 users and 1,200 devices across three schools in the Waterlooville and Portsmouth areas. We support a large number of Windows devices (Desktop PC’s, Laptops, Tablets), as well as network infrastructure such as switches, servers (both physical and virtual) and wireless access points. We also support printers, photocopiers, and classroom equipment such as projectors, and interactive screens. This is on a Windows LAN with an Office 365 environment. We also support CCTV cameras, the school’s phone system, and the sound and lighting equipment in the school hall.
This is a varied role, in which you will be part of a fantastic team. We are looking for a hard-working self-starter who is adaptable, learns quickly, can work as part of a team, and can contribute your ideas and suggestions.

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To apply, please read the ‘Notes to Applicants’ below and then complete the application forms (CES Support Staff Application Form, Consent to Obtain References form).

Closing dateSunday 16th June 2024, 12pm
Interviews: During week commencing 17th June 2024

We are only able to accept applications through CES forms. Please complete the forms below
Support Staff application form (FOR SUPPORT STAFF APPLICATIONS ONLY)
Consent to obtain references form

Application Forms

Supplementary Forms (to be given in at interview stage)

Other information

Information For Interviewees

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.

Various

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.

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.