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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

UPR/MPR (inc Outer London Allowance)

What skills and experience we're looking for

At LIFE Education our mission is 'To build great learning communities'. 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 student outcomes, create vibrant, exciting environments and offer rewarding careers for employees. To help us with this, we are looking to appoint a high-calibre Teacher of History to join a talented and supportive department at The Frances Bardsley Academy for Girls. The ability to teach Government & Politics at 'A' Level is desirable but not essential.

The successful candidate will:

  • Share our commitment to building great learning communities for our students
  • Inspire young women with a passion for History
  • Plan creatively for high quality teaching, learning and assessment
  • Deliver highly effective and engaging lessons
  • Be motivated to challenge and help develop amazing young women
  • Work collaboratively across the school
The successful candidate will become part of an oversubscribed, flourishing school for girls aged 11 to 18, with confident, courteous, articulate students, and an ethos rooted in empowerment, The school is committed to providing the best learning opportunities in a safe, secure and friendly environment with dedicated colleagues who strive for excellence.

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer you:

  • Welcoming and friendly colleagues
  • A stimulating and welcoming learning environment with excellent facilities, including our purpose-built Wellbeing Centre, a farm, an art gallery and our own railway
  • High quality CPD including NPQ and other further qualifications
  • Opportunities to teach across Key Stage 3, 4 and 5
  • Strong links with girls' schools in the UK and abroad through the International Coalition of Girls' Schools (ICGS)
  • 24hr confidential wellbeing support package & free flu vaccinations
  • A colleague Support Pack regularly updated with local financial guidance, schemes and support
  • Increased priority in admissions to our school for your child/ren
  • Close proximity to the M25, Romford Railway Station (Elizabeth Line) and on a main bus route

Further details about the role


Please forward your completed application form, together with a letter of application and supporting paperwork to recruitment@lifeeducationtrust.com by 9am on Thursday 16th March 2023.

A copy of the school’s Teaching Colleague Application Form can be found on the school website www.fbaok.co.uk.

Shortlisting and interviews will take place shortly after.

The School reserves the right to interview prior to the deadline date

For further information about this role, please contact Vicky Smith, Head of HR via email at recruitment@lifeeducationtrust.com

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
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School size
1432 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01708 447368

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.

Arranging a visit to The Frances Bardsley Academy for Girls

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

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