Interim School Link Adviser


Are you a talented school leader with a passion for enabling school communities to flourish?

Are you ready to step into a wider role in system leadership?

Would you like to join a dedicated and enthusiastic team of Oxford Diocesan Board of Education (ODBE) School Advisers supporting schools across the Diocese of Oxford?

We are looking for someone with a proven track record as a headteacher who has experience in school improvement; can secure and maintain good working relationships with colleagues and can think creatively, work strategically, and anticipate and solve problems.

Working closely as part of a team of School Link Advisers, the priorities for the successful candidate will be to support the development of Diocesan church schools as providers of high-quality educational and spiritual standards and contribute to the effectiveness of ODBE’s services and operations.

Contract:                    Temporary contract for two terms until 31st July 2022
Hours:                         Full-time, 37 hours per week
Salary:                         £55,670 per annum
Location:                    Church House Oxford, Langford Locks, Kidlington, OX5 1GF
Specific Feature:       The post may be of interest to someone seeking a secondment opportunity.

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Ruth Bennie, Interim Deputy Director of Education. Email: Mobile: 07392 195495

Further details are available below:

Job DescriptionApplication FormRecruitment Monitoring FormPrivacy notice | Confidential Declaration Form

To apply, please email your completed Application Form, Recruitment Monitoring Form, Confidential Declaration Form and a covering letter to:

Closing date for receipt of applications is:  9.00 am on Monday 1st November 2021

Interviews will take place on: Tuesday 9th November 2021

The Diocese of Oxford believes that diversity enables us to thrive and develop and is committed to race equality, welcoming applications from UK Minority Ethnic backgrounds.