Message to Candidate


Welcome to Oxford Spires Academy and thank you for taking an interest in developing your career with us.

Oxford is one off the most innovative and leading edge cities in the world and is steeped in educational history and excellence. It is a vibrant and diverse place and it really is an amazing place to live and to teach.

Our academy is located in East Oxford at the heart of our community within a short walk from the main centre of town. Our site offers great facilities including extensive playing fields, a wonderfully open environment and a fitness gym on site of which staff benefit from heavily subsidised membership.

The academy offers a great training programme for students, NQTs and Schools Direct trainees who benefit from highly qualified, supportive CPD. Our staff are optimistic, dedicated and collaborative and new staff quickly become part of the OSA family.

We pride ourselves on excellent staff retention; our staff are proud of the school and feel valued and well supported. We are determined to encourage our students to be the best that they can be in every lesson of every day. Our culture and ethos is one of respect, honesty and kindness. Our outstanding pastoral team and our strong house system ensure that our ethos and our values permeate across areas within our community every day.

I would be delighted to welcome prospective candidates to come and see for themselves, to see how we work here at Oxford Spires Academy. Please contact us at the academy if you wish to arrange a visit to our exceptional school, to meet with our wonderful students and fabulous staff.

Marianne Blake – Principal