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Assistant Director of Learning: Humanities- Sociology/ Psychology

Cliffe Road, Undercliffe, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD3 0LT
Feversham Girls' Academy
Full Time
11th November 2022
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As soon as possible
25th November 2022 12:05 PM
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  • Contract type: Permanent
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  • Job ID: 1287358

Assistant Director of Learning: Humanities- Sociology/ Psychology 

Permanent, Full Time

Salary: MPS - UPS, TLR2b

Transforming Lives, Transforming Communities

Feversham Education Trust (FET) are a not-for-profit organisation with the aim of providing quality support and challenge to ensure outstanding outcomes for all learners in our schools. We currently run two OFSTED ranked Outstanding schools: Feversham Girls’ Academy (secondary), and Iqra Primary. Our third new school: Bronte Girls’ Academy (secondary) is expected to achieve Outstanding. Thus, we are fully committed to ensuring that all learners in all our schools regardless of their background or starting points achieve their true potential. Our school improvement model is bespoke, recognising that just as every single learner is unique, so are our schools and communities.

Feversham Girls’ Academy is a Faith based secondary school and sixth form for girls located in Bradford, West Yorkshire. The school enjoys an excellent reputation within the local community. Academic standards are very high, but we continue to strive to ensure all students enjoy a fully rounded education, allowing every young person to fulfil their potential. In July 2021 the school was accredited with the World Class Schools Quality Mark (WCSQM) in recognition of the work done by students and staff across the school.  Further to this in April 2022 the school was awarded Outstanding under the new Ofsted framework.

FET are seeking to appoint a dynamic and ambitious Assistant Director of Learning: Humanities- Sociology/ Psychology  with the desire to help the school progress to outstanding as it embarks on the next stage of its journey to world class. The new Assistant Director of Learning: Humanities- Sociology/ Psychology  will join us on our journey to continued educational excellence. The successful candidate will play a major role in supporting with delivery of the School Development Plan - (Humanities). Training will be given where necessary and appropriate.

Further to the Person Specification, our ideal candidate to join the Feversham Education Trust Family will: 

  • Be a Team Player   
  • Have the desire to upskill and support both our learners and our colleagues   
  • Possess excellent organisational skills and have an eye for detail   
  • Have the ability to remain calm under pressure   
  • Have exceptional written and verbal communication skills   
  • Have a warm, approachable manner

We are able to offer you: 

  • A forward-thinking Trust which has a proven track record of establishing outstanding schools and teams   
  • A Trust which continually has their vision of transforming the lives and communities of those it serves at the heart of every decision   
  • A Trust with a successful track record of upskilling and promoting within   
  • An excellent CPD programme   
  • An opportunity to join a School and Trust community with a family culture.

Closing date for applications: Friday 25th November 2022 at 12:00 Midday

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service will be requested from the successful candidate.

A downloadable application form can be found on our website. Please note that CVs are not accepted.

“Feversham Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All posts are subject to rigorous vetting procedures, including, satisfactory references, enhanced disclosure and barring check (DBS), due diligence, health clearances and proof of legal working in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.”


Safeguarding Statement:

Feversham Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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