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Head of Department - History

Vacancy Summary
Hall Mead - Empower Learning Academy Trust
Main/Upper Pay Scale
Hall Mead School
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Full Time.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
10/05/2021 at 16:00
Vacancy Description

Empower Learning Academy Trust


Marlborough Gardens, Upminster, Essex RM14 1SF

Tel: 01708 225684 x 258

Head Teacher: Simon London


Family for Life.

2013 OFSTED ‘Outstanding’ in all categories

National Teaching School and National Support School.


“Students’ positive relationships with one another and staff promote consistently excellent learning.”


Vacancy: Head of Department- History 

Salary: Main/ Upper Pay Scale

(Inclusive of Outer London Weighting) 

Allowance- TLR 2B (£4783)


Required for September 2021 

  • Do you want to join a high achieving, passionate History team?
  • Do you want to work in a team where lessons are co-planned, best practice is shared and teachers support one another?
  • Do you want to join an outstanding school that puts teaching and learning at the centre?

Hall Mead School, wishes to appoint an outstanding practitioner of History to lead our talented History team who pride themselves on having a well-sequenced, fully resourced History curriculum. The post would suit an experienced teacher looking for the next step in their career.

You will be responsible for delivering quality and creativity to teaching, learning and assessment.

We are a heavily over-subscribed academy with a strong reputation in the local community.

In January 2021 we moved into a brand-new school building, with state-of-the-art facilities including brand new history rooms, all with large wall mounted interactive HD screens in all classrooms.

As part of the Trust’s commitment to developing our aspiring staff, we are keen to appoint someone who wants to further their professional development beyond middle leadership and work towards one of the accredited CPD courses the ELAT Trust can offer including the:


  • Various Teaching School Programmes
  • A Talent Management Course

      Staff at Hall Mead School benefit from:

  • A chance to work in a school where behaviour is excellent and pupils are eager to learn.
  • Opportunities to work with colleagues from across all four of our ELAT academies.
  • A free membership to the award winning CPD platform ‘The National College’ and free Microsoft Office 365 licences for your household.
  • Subscriptions to your Subject Association and the Chartered College of Teaching.
  • Access to our National Teaching School for subject specialist CPD.
  • Opportunities for future leadership training, qualifications and responsibilities.
  • High quality, bespoke professional development.
  • Flexible working opportunities.
  • Non-contributory access to an Employee Assistance Programme to include 24-hour telephone access to a doctor, counselling service and a legal helpline.
  • Cycle to work scheme.


Please forward your completed application to Debbie Grix, at grixd@elatschools.co.uk by 4pm on Monday 10th May 2021 with interviews to follow shortly thereafter.

Please note that, due to the high response expected for this position, we reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have a suitable pool of candidates, which could be prior to the closing date

For further information, please email Debbie Grix, HR Business Partner at grixd@elatschools.co.uk.

Hall Mead School is committed to safer recruitment so all applicants must be prepared to undergo screening to confirm their suitability to work with children.

Hall Mead School is an Equal Opportunities employer.





Equal Opportunities
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all. Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations. Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (September 2018) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability. Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council
How to apply

Please forward your completed application to Debbie Grix, at grixd@elatschools.co.uk by 4pm on Monday 10th May 2021 with interviews to follow shortly thereafter.

Further information on this vacancy