Deputy Head of Faculty – Humanities & Social Sciences

Are you looking for a new leadership opportunity?

Can you transform student outcomes with your knowledge and expertise?


From September 2024 we are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated professional, with drive and ambition, to join us as Deputy Head of Faculty – Humanities & Social Sciences. The successful candidate will have excellent subject knowledge in at least one subject within Humanities and Social Sciences. You will be expected to teach at least one subject up to KS5 within the faculty. Subjects currently include history, geography, RE, Business Studies, economics, politics, law, sociology, child development and psychology.

What we are looking for:

  • A professional who is forward thinking and capable of inspiring students through their passion for Humanities & Social Sciences
  • A successful teacher who believes in bringing out the best in every student and who believes in the potential of all
  • An individual who is committed to high quality teaching and learning
  • An individual who can turn ideas and opportunities into success
  • A person with experience of successfully leading others

Why choose our school?

  • We offer excellent opportunities for professional development and a bespoke programme of support and training based on individual needs
  • Transport links are excellent with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by
  • Heavily subsidised childcare at our Little Gems Nursery
  • Free gym membership to all employees across the Bushey St James Trust
  • Employee Assistance Programme for support and guidance on health, legal and personal matters
  • Eye care voucher scheme


To apply for this full-time post please send in a completed application form along with a covering letter, addressed to Mr J Turner, Executive Principal. Your completed application form and letter should be returned to Sheniece Fyffe, HR Manager by post or by email to: [email protected] by the deadline.  For further information about the school and the subjects taught within the Humanities & Social Sciences Faculty, please contact the HR team on 020 8955 8833. Please note that CVs and late applications will not be accepted and you must have the right to work in the UK.

Closing Date for applications:  Wednesday 17th April 2024 (9am)

Interviews:    TBC


We reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications is advised


Bushey St James Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An offer of employment will be subject to a number of pe-employment checks including ID and Right to Work in the UK, satisfactory written references, occupational health check and a successful Enhanced DBS check.


Application Form – Teacher

Job Description – DHoF Humanities and Social Sciences

Person Specification – DHoF Humanities and Social Sciences