Head of Religious Studies

  • Permanent
  • Redbridge
  • £29,344 - 50,000 per year

Connex - ECT

Head of Religious Studies

Salary: M1 to UPS3 plus TLR 2a (Outer London)

Required: September 2023

Benefits include: Private Healthcare

About the role

A school we are working with are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational teacher who is ambitious and has a real passion for Religious Studies. The successful applicant will have high expectations and will be a reflective practitioner who is always keen to develop and improve their teaching. They will appreciate their role in helping the schools students to have high aspirations, and they will share the schools belief that their students deserve an exceptional curriculum and the very best teaching.

Purpose of the post

  • To provide professional leadership and management for a subject to secure high-quality teaching, effective use of resources and improved standards of learning and achievement for all pupils.
  • A subject leader provides leadership and direction for the subject and ensures that it is managed and organised to meet the aims and objectives of the school and the subject.
  • While the Principal and trustees carry overall responsibility for school improvement, a subject leader has responsibility for securing high standards of teaching and learning in their subject as well as playing a major role in the development of school policy and practice.
  • Throughout their work a subject leader ensures that practices improve the quality of education provided, meet the needs and aspirations of all pupils, and raise standards of achievement in the school

Why this school

  • They have an approachable leadership team who are laser focused on ensuring that teaching and learning is alwaysimproving, and who are committed to the professional development of their staff.
  • Staff at the school. enjoy their work because they know that they make a difference for their students each and every day.
  • Relationships are a real strength nd staff enjoy the ‘thank yous’ and ‘good mornings’ that they get from our friendly and respectful students.
  • Staff also enjoy the career progression and development opportunities at both the school and across the trust
  • The Staff Forum helps to ensure that communication is strong between staff and the leadership team, and they are committed to ensuring that their staff do not spend time on unnecessary data entry or paperwork.


  • Must have the right to live and work in the UK
  • QTS – Desirable
  • Degree -Essential
  • Demonstrates successful practice as a teacher in a secondary school, qualified or as a trainee
  • Must meet all of the requirements in the Teachers Standards document.

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