Deputy Head of Humanities

North Oxfordshire Academy
10 Mar 2018
22 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

For those who want to combine quick access to London and Oxford with country living, North Oxfordshire Academy is the ideal location. We are situated in Banbury, a vibrant market town steeped in history which enjoys affordable rental and house prices.

The academy sits on a 48-acre site and offers great facilities including extensive playing fields, a national standard athletics track and a 50-place nursery to which teachers benefit from heavily subsidised places.

The academy offers excellent professional development opportunities and career progression. Teachers, NQTs, Support Staff and Schools Direct trainees all benefit from high-quality, supportive CPD. Our staff are optimistic, hardworking and great team players and new staff very quickly become part of the NOA family.

We would be delighted to welcome any prospective applicants to see for themselves how we work at North Oxfordshire Academy.

Deputy Head of Humanities

Location: Banbury, Oxfordshire

Salary: United Learning salary scale (above national scales) with TLR

Closing Date: Tuesday 20 March 2018

The role

We are seeking a Deputy Head of Humanities to help shape our expanding Humanities department from September 2018. This post requires an accomplished teacher with leadership skills who is clear-sighted and passionate about teaching and is looking for the next step in their career. This is a pivotal role which requires excellent communication skills and a high level of commitment and enthusiasm. Both part time and full time candidate will be considered.

About You

An excellent knowledge of Geography and Humanities and passion for imparting this knowledge to the young is essential. The successful candidate will have exceptional organisational abilities, enthusiasm, dedication and energy. You will hold QTS, be able to demonstrate your ability to teach at all key stages and ensure that all students achieve to the best of their ability. The successful candidate will join a school that is committed to development of its middle leaders, and this person will receive access to relevant to CPD and training to ensure that they continue to grow within the role.

United Learning

North Oxfordshire Academy is part of United Learning, a large, and growing, group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England.

Our schools work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. Our subject specialists, our Group-wide intranet, our own curriculum and our online learning portal all help us share knowledge and resource, helping to simplify work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance.

As a Group, we can reward our staff better: with good career opportunities, better pay, benefits, and ultimately, the satisfaction of helping children to succeed. We invest in our staff wellbeing. Our academies each have at least eight INSET days per year (with three of those solely dedicated to planning), and an ongoing group-wide wellbeing programme. It's an ethos we call ‘the best in everyone’.

For more information

For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact:

Emma Hunt, HR Officer:,

01295 234 210

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