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The Basildon Academies

Head of Humanities

Teacher Scale:   M1 to UPS3 plus £5,000 ARA (Academy Responsibility Allowance)

Do you have ambition to become a school leader?

We are looking for an exceptional Humanities teacher and developing leader to join our Leadership Team, heading our Humanities Department. The successful candidate will be ambitious and will work closely with our Senior Leadership Team to develop and realise this ambition.

We are an aspirational academy operating across two sites.  The Lower Academy specialises in the teaching of our Key Stage 3 students, whilst the Upper Academy specialises in teaching Key Stage 4 and 5.   

The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher, able to demonstrate impact in a leadership role or the potential to achieve this, and have an enthusiasm that will inspire students to outstanding outcomes. 

Both of our Academies are rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted and our goal is to achieve ‘Outstanding’. We are confident we can achieve this and are looking for colleagues who share the drive and passion necessary to ensure every student achieves their potential.

We are also dedicated to ensuring our staff fulfil their potential.  As a member of our team you will receive excellent bespoke CPD that will support you as an outstanding practitioner. We will also provide opportunities to engage in leadership programmes to support professional development.

If you can enthuse, engage, motivate and challenge our students to make exceptional progress then we would welcome your application via our website or by contacting Lisa Church in our HR at

Closing Date: Thursday 3rd May 2018
Position Available: Summer Term/September 2018

Tours of the Academies will be available for shortlisted candidates. 

The Basildon Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to DBS and health checks.