Communications Officer

Part Time, Permanent Position

Cheney School is a popular, high-performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn and to be challenged.

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 so are happy to offer some flexibility in terms of working hours and potentially working some hours from home.

We require a part-time Communications Officer for 20 - 30 hours per week, term-time only plus 2 days (hours during normal school hours as agreed).

For this exciting post, we are interested in applicants with marketing and/or communications experience to take on the responsibility for the effective delivery of information to Cheney staff, students and parents through a range of channels.

The successful candidate will work with the Head of Communications to establish, maintain and continually improve the communications process within Cheney and externally with all its stakeholders (parents / carers / governors / community / media).

If you would like to find out more and/or arrange a visit to the school, please contact Anu Dawson, PA to the Headteacher & Head of Communications at:

Salary will be on Grade 7 (points 13 - 17) £10,402 - £16,889 (pro rata) depending on experience and agreed working hours.

How to Apply:

Please complete our online application form at:

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.

If you have any questions about the application form or the recruitment process do not hesitate to contact us at:

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.

Closing date: Tuesday, 7 December at 8:00am

Interview: w/c 6 December 2021