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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

L12 to L16

What skills and experience we're looking for

Building Great Learning Communities

Our Mission is 'To build great learning communities where children flourish’. To accomplish our mission, we keep our 3 core beliefs at the heart of everything we do: Courageous Optimism, Boundless Creativity and Heartfelt Compassion. We support our schools to deliver excellent pupil outcomes, create vibrant, exciting environments and offer rewarding careers for employees. To help us with this, we are looking to appoint a passionate and inspiring Assistant Headteacher, Head of Sixth Form at The Frances Bardsley Academy for Girls to join a talented and supportive Leadership Team.

The successful candidate will:

  • The vision, skills and experience to successfully lead the Sixth Form
  • Have the drive and creativity to help achieve our mission to empower young women
  • Be creative, empathetic and reflective in your approach
  • Demonstrate strategic thinking and planning
  • Have the ability to lead others
  • Be a team player who enjoys hard work and responsibility that comes with senior leadership
  • Share our commitment to building great learning communities where children flourish

The successful candidate will become part of an oversubscribed, successful girls school for 11 to 18 year olds, with an ethos rooted in female empowerment, and dedicated colleagues who strive for excellence.

The school is committed to providing the best learning opportunities for students in a safe, secure and friendly environmentwith "Confident, courteous and articulate students".

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer you:

  • Welcoming and friendly colleagues and an experienced and supportive leadership team
  • Opportunities to develop your leadership experiences and ongoing support with your career development
  • Opportunities to teach across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5
  • A stimulating and welcoming learning environment with excellent facilities, including our Sixth Form Centre, purpose-built Wellbeing Centre, a farm, an art gallery and our own railway
  • High-quality CPD including NPQ and other further qualifications
  • Strong links with girls’ schools in the UK and abroad through the International Coalition of Girls Schools' (ICGS)
  • Access to the Schools Advisory Service (SAS), the Trust’s employee well-being support and medical programme. This includes 24-hour-a-day access to a GP helpline for you and those within your household, a counselling service, stress management, weight loss programme, physiotherapy, menopause support and much more.
  • Increased priority in admission to our school for your child/ren
  • Close proximity to the M25, Romford Railway Station (Elizabeth Line) and on a main bus route

Applications: Please forward your completed application form, together with a letter of application and supporting paperwork to recruitment@lifeeducationtrust.com by 9 am on Monday 22nd April 2024 and interviews will be scheduled shortly after. A copy of the school's Teaching Colleague Application Form can be found on the school website www.fbaok.co.uk. For further information about this role, please contact the People Department, via email at recruitment@lifeeducationtrust.com.

Further details about the role

Watch our Sixth Form video here - https://fbaok.co.uk/sixth-form/welcome-to-frances-bardsley-sixth-form/#video-page

Commitment to safeguarding

At LIFE Education Trust, we prioritise the safety and welfare of our students. All staff and volunteers are expected to share our commitment to safeguarding children from abuse.
Our schools comply with the 'Keeping Children Safe in Education' guidelines, which require shortlisted candidates to submit a self-declaration of their criminal record before an interview.
The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and an enhanced DBS disclosure check is mandatory for the successful applicant.

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About The Frances Bardsley Academy for Girls

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1432 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The Frances Bardsley Academy for Girls is a non-denominational academy secondary school and sixth form for girls aged between 11 and 18. It is located in Romford in the borough of Havering, London. The number of pupils is approximately 1,300.

The school was established in 1906 by Frances Bardsley with the aim of providing free education to the local girls. Formerly across two different sites until 2003, it became The Frances Bardsley School for Girls in 1972 and converted to academy status in 2012.

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@lifeeducationtrust.com.

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