Director of Humanities

Job Details:

L7- L11: £51,470 – £56,796

AET Wellbeing Cash Plan + Pension Scheme (TPS) + Additional AET Benefits

Full Time, Permanent

September 2023 start date

This is an exciting time to join Sir Herbert Leon Academy, with our new Principal in place. We have staff who are committed to our students and the community we serve and this is incredibly important to us. Staff are keen and willing to go the extra mile, knowing that their input is valued and respected. You will be welcomed from your first day, be an integral part of the academy and supported by an experienced & supportive leadership team.

Our core purpose is to enable all young people to have the opportunities to make exceptional progress both academically and in their lives outside of the classroom so that they are able to live fulfilling and successful lives.

There is no better time to join Sir Herbert Leon Academy. 

We are now accepting applications for a Director of Humanities who will be leading across History, Geography, Sociology and PSHE. We warmly welcome candidates from any of those subject specialisms who have significant experience within their teaching career. If you are looking for career progression and the opportunity to inspire colleagues and students, this is an outstanding opportunity. You will be joining not only an excellent school but also one of the largest multi-academy trusts in the country so you will benefit from links with the wider trust’s Currriculum Team and benefit from our CPD programme (including National Professional Qualifications). As a trust, we can offer Visa sponsorship and the possibility of a relocation allowance for an exceptional candidate.

School visits are welcome, to arrange please contact Stevie Louise Marshall on View email address on

Closing date: Wednesday May 24th 2023

Interviews are scheduled to take place as soon as possible after the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s. Apply today.

Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.  

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

Job Category: Others
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Milton Keynes

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