Head of Humanities

Belfairs Academy, Leigh-on-Sea
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Job Ref No. ECC8825434-530S Position Type: Head of Department/Faculty Pay Range: Dependent on Experience
Position Start Date: 01/07/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 15/04/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: 17/04/2024  

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HEAD OF HUMANITIES

Pay Range - dependent upon experience

Required for July/September 2024

Why Legra Academy Trust? We provide top quality, high impact early years, primary and secondary education in the county of Essex. We currently manage two academies in the Southend-on-Sea area: Belfairs Academy and Darlinghurst Academy. We are responsible for approximately 2000 young people from nursery to age 19 and employ around 250 staff. Each of our academies is fully committed to achieving excellence for the benefit of all our students', staff and the wider community. Our motto is 'Shaping the Future Together' and we really mean it - so why don't you come and help us achieve it? You can find out more about us at www.legraacademytrust.org.uk

A vacancy has arisen for a professional to join Belfairs Academy as Head of the Humanities team;

We are seeking a colleague who has:

A dynamic, innovative and creative approach with excellent interpersonal skills

The learner at the center of their vision

Excellent classroom practice

The ability to inspire, challenge, motivate and empower teams and individuals to achieve excellence.

You will, together with the team contribute to an innovative curriculum that deliver student centred outcomes.

Do you have a real passion for Humanities that inspires students?

This is your opportunity.

We welcome applications from a practitioner who can demonstrate their passion and expertise in supporting student centred outcomes.

If you feel that this could be the exciting opportunity and career advancement or change you are seeking and would like to find out more please apply to

Emma.lipscombe@legratrust.org.uk

Belfairs Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Following safer recruitment procedures, this appointment will be subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure Barring Service and satisfactory references. Belfairs Academy is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to positive employment policies to promote equal opportunity in employment.

Closing Date for Applications: 15th April 2024

Interviews week commencing: 22nd April 2024

Additionally as part of your application we request that you also provide a statement (approximately 2 sides of A4) detailing what you will bring to the position and how you will contribute to the success of the Department.

Information about the School

Belfairs is a vibrant Academy with 1400 students on roll from 11-18 yrs. We were graded a good school by Ofsted in 2013. We are a a highly successful and heavily oversubscribed academy in south east England with high quality and well-resourced facilities. Our staff enjoy excellent opportunities for career development and a childcare voucher and cycle purchase scheme through salary sacrifice.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

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Contact Information

Emma Lipscombe
Highlands Boulevard, Leigh-on-Sea
Essex, SS9 3TG
Telephone: 01702 509000
Email: emma.lipscombe@belfairsacademy.org.uk

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