Head of Faculty – Social Sciences
Specialist in Sociology/Health & Social Care

Leadership pay scale L2–L8: £49,668 to £57,383.
September 2024.


Curiosity   Exploration   Discovery

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding practitioner and leader with a proven track record who can head up our already vibrant faculty. You will aspire to excellence in learning and teaching, setting a foundation where our students enjoy learning and where their aspirations are high. Whatever your career stage you will be supported to develop further subject knowledge and to enhance your teaching toolkit. 

This post presents an exciting opportunity for an outstanding teacher to work with colleagues to lead the Social Science faculty. You should be motivated, enthusiastic and inspiring; you must be self-confident and ambitious; possess excellent interpersonal skills; be able to make tough decisions; have sound judgement, especially when working under pressure. 

Within our Trust we believe there is no ceiling to achievement for our children or our teachers. We are dedicated to growing our young people into broadminded, critical-thinking and confident adults. The successful candidate will help to shape our teaching practices so that our school community can achieve this ambition. 

Beyond the department, here is a flavour of what life
is like at The Langley Academy: 

  • ‘Pupils demonstrate positive attitudes to learning in lessons and achieve well in many subjects. Students report that it is easy to be yourself within this inclusive culture with high levels of respect for diversity.’ Ofsted, 2023
  • Strong, supportive leadership team – mentoring and 1-1 coaching from leaders across the Trust. 
  • Part of the Arbib Education Trust providing access to unique resources and pioneering museum learning, including on-site museum exhibitions. 

What we offer: 

  • Work-life balance – innovative approach to providing flexibility around how you work, as well as social activities, early finish Fridays and a Trust Day offered in term time. 
  • Enhanced funding for personal development – to support our learning culture with mentoring and 1:1 coaching. 
  • Staff Discounts – including staff discounts from Vivup Benefits and access to private healthcare. 
  • Healthy body and mind – free on-site gym, cycle-to-work tax free scheme, free annual flu jab, professional counselling, and wellbeing resources. 
  • A convenient location served by excellent transport links, on-site parking facilities and green spaces. 

For an informal chat or to arrange a school visit, contact our HR Manager, Rashida Adamjee on rashida.adamjee@langleyacademy.org and to apply visit: www.arbibeducationtrust.org/99/join-us.

The Arbib Education Trust
Langley Road, Langley, Slough, Berkshire SL3 7EF
Tel: 01753 214440

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The Langley Academy
Langley Road
Langley
Berkshire
SL3 7EF

Headteacher: Mrs. A. Lusuardi

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