Oasis Academy Arena is looking for a

Head of Humanities

Oasis Academy Arena, South Norwood
Salary: M1-U3 + TLR 1D (Outer London) + Teachers Pension Scheme
Basis: Full-time, Permanent
Closing Date:
Interviews: TBC

Become a part of the Arena family.

We are seeking to recruit an exceptional Head of Humanities at Oasis Arena, South Norwood. Join our passionate team at the Academy, inspire our dedicated students and make your mark on our community.

About us

Oasis Academy Arena is an inclusive school, intent on improving the life chances of all our students, ensuring they reach their academic potential and develop as young adults ready for the next stage of education. We encourage our students to be kind, ambitious and professional, whilst valuing their individuality and creativity. 

Our interleaved, carefully sequenced curriculum fosters a culture of lifelong learning. We emphasise learning over performance, and support our students to develop the skills, self-discipline and confidence to succeed. We encourage curiosity about the world and seek to inspire our students to contribute positively to it, both now and in the future. 

Our students deserve the very best curriculum, facilities, teaching and support. Oasis Academy Arena boasts state-of-the-art learning facilities, situated adjacent to excellent sporting facilities, and just minutes to Tramlines, National Rail and London Overground services. 


About you

At Oasis, we recruit those people who display the character and competence to drive learning forward and accelerate achievement standards for all of our students. It is therefore essential that candidates can identify with, and be committed to, upholding the values of the Oasis Ethos and be ambassadors for Inclusion, Equality, Healthy Relationships, Hope and Perseverance.

The ideal candidates will have a real love for their subject and a desire to share their knowledge and experiences. They will be positive, passionate and enthusiastic with the ability to instil these qualities in our students. It is essential that you demonstrate up-to-date knowledge of teaching, learning and behaviour strategies.


Our offer

In return for your hard work and commitment, we will offer you:

• A supportive environment where your talents are valued and nurtured

• The chance to work with charismatic students who are keen to engage with their learning and make the most of the opportunities afforded to them

• High quality continuous professional development, with the chance to take on new    responsibilities 

• A dedicated and supportive Academy Council

• Reduced membership fee at our on-site gym

• The opportunity to work with subject specialists across our wider Oasis family


We are a 2-minute walk from the Arena Tram Stop with East Croydon & Norwood Junction BR stations within easy reach. 

Interested? Call or visit us

The Principal of Oasis Academy Arena, Thomas Raymond, is always happy to discuss the role or meet with potential candidates to talk about his values driven vision for our Academy and show you our working environment, allowing you to get a real sense of our Academy’s atmosphere. These visits can be arranged by emailing janice.jones-bhagwan@oasisuk.org, or by calling 0208 240 6700

If you are interested in applying for the role please complete and return our standard application form by no later than 11am Thursday 8th June 2023. Completed forms should be returned either by email to janice.jones-bhagwan@oasisuk.org or by post to Oasis Academy Arena, Albert Road, London SE25 4QL

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks, and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours which flow from the Oasis Community Learning ethos.

Oasis Community Learning supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

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