Acting Head of RE

St Philomena's Catholic High School for Girls, Carshalton, Surrey, SM5 3PS

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  • Expected start date

    30 August 2022

  • Application deadline

    20 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 January 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (One year maternity cover)


Main/Upper Teachers Outer London pay scale plus a TLR 1.3 (£10,453)

Acting Head of RE job summary

Do you want to work in one of the Top 100 schools, equipping students for success in both further study and future employment? Whether you are an experienced teacher or NQT this is an opportunity to excel in this challenging and rewarding role.

We are looking to recruit a temporary Head of Religious Education to lead learning and teaching in the department. Candidates should have excellent teaching, management and interpersonal skills, with the ability to ensure that our Catholic ethos remains at the core of student learning.
You will be an organised and confident professional who thrives on making things happen and will have an ability to keep on top of the practicalities. You will be a strong communicator with the vision and ability to manage a team in order to deliver the departments objectives.
The successful candidate will:

 Have excellent teaching, management and interpersonal skills.
 Be enthusiastic and able to inspire and manage a talented team of teachers.
 Be able to teach across the 11-18 age range.
 Be forward thinking, inspirational, receptive to change and able to work under pressure.
 Have good interpersonal and presentational skills.
 Have the resilience to cope with the operational and strategic demands of the role.

We offer:
 We offer a strong commitment to your professional development and career management.
 This is an opportunity to be part of a dynamic team.
 We are a supportive environment in which your talent and commitment will be encouraged, nurtured and rewarded.
 Management and Leadership CPD opportunities are available.
 Set on a private estate in the leafy suburb of Carshalton and within short travelling distance into central London, you will work in a friendly working environment.
 You will be provided with an Anytime Anywhere learning device provided to deliver engaging lessons.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a thriving school and make a major contribution to the schools continued success. If you are passionate about your subject and committed to achieving outstanding student attainment outcomes, we would like to hear from you. Further details and an application form can be downloaded via the link.

This is a reserved post and is open to practising Catholics only, please review page 29 of the document produced by the Catholic Education Service in relation to ‘’Definition of a Practising Catholic for Reserved Posts” for further information.

Address: Pound Street, Carshalton, Surrey SM5 3PS
Tel: 020 8642 2025 ext 202
Fax: 020 8643 7925
Email: recruitment@stphils.org.uk
Website: www.stphils.org.uk

Interviews: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. We reserve the right to close the position once a suitable applicant is appointed.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Additional allowances

Middle Leadership role with a TLR 1.3 (£10,453 gross per annum)

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About St Philomena's Catholic High School for Girls

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1450 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

“St Philomena’s High School for Girls is an outstanding Catholic school. It achieves both academic excellence and outstanding personal and spiritual development for all pupils.

The school has 1,475 students with 310 in the Sixth Form.

St Philomena’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This role requires an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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