Head of Humanities Faculty, IG6 3TN

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Forest AcademyIG6 3TN

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 2C
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational Head of Humanities Faculty (History, Geography and Religious Studies) as a teacher of Geography, History or Religious Studies, who is ambitious and has a real passion for their subject. Must be able to teach across all key stages and can lead their own subject as well as leading the faculty by example. 

Vision & Values  

‘Raise standards in education for all; we believe every young person deserves the best education possible.’ 

• The Forest Academy (TFA) is a part of the Beacon Multi Academy Trust, along with 

Beal High School, North East London Teaching Alliance (NELTA) and Beacon Business Innovation Hub (BBIH). TFA and Beal sixth forms amalgamated in September 2018. TFA is an 11-16 mixed comprehensive school, located in the north east corner of Redbridge.  

Why choose TFA? 

• A small, caring and welcoming community school 

• High expectations of all and where all students are entitled to consistent high quality learning experiences 

• A committed and dedicated staff working hard to shape the lives of the young people who come to our school 

• High quality CPD offer, through our partnerships with NELTA, Beal High School and other partnerships 

• Beal High School sixth form is part co-located at TFA, thus the opportunity and expectation to teach KS5 as at an 11-18 school 

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment. The below documents must be read prior to applying for this role and will be factored into interviews:  

Keeping Children Safe in Education  

BMAT – Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy  

Enhanced DBS (with list checks) is required for this post. 

Please forward a completed application form to beasuccess@beaconacademytrust.co.uk 

Please note we reserve the right to close or extend this position, therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible. 


Purpose of the post 

To provide professional leadership and management for subjects in the faculty to secure high quality teaching, effective use of resources and improved standards of learning and achievement for all pupils. 

A faculty leader provides leadership and direction for all subjects in the faculty and ensure that it is managed and organised to meet the aims and objectives of the school and the subjects.  While the Principal and trustees carry overall responsibility for school improvement, a faculty leader has responsibility for securing high standards of teaching and learning in their subjects as well as playing a major role in the development of school policy and practice.  Throughout their work a faculty leader ensures that practices improve the quality of education provided, meet the needs and aspirations of all pupils, and raise standards of achievement in the school. 

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More about Forest Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Harbourer Road, Hainault, Ilford, Essex, IG6 3TN, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 8500 4266