Hurstmere School, Sidcup, Kent, DA15 9AW

21 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    22 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    13 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale (Outer London)


The Governors are seeking to appoint an ambitious, dynamic and well-qualified Curriculum Leader of Religious Education from 1st September 2022. The successful candidate will join a supportive, forward-looking school, which places teaching and learning at the heart of everything we do.

The role involves having accountability for curriculum provision, delivery and outcomes at Key Stage 3. There is also opportunity to develop the provision at KS4. If you have the drive, determination and ambition to maximise opportunities for our young people, then we would love to hear from you.

The opportunity for personal development and progression at Hurstmere is key to our success. An active commitment to staff development through a strong and consistent focus and dialogue around teaching and learning pedagogy makes this an ideal position for candidates committed to being the best practitioner they can be. Middle leader development continues to be a core focus of our school. Middle leader colleagues collaborate, consider aspects of leadership, and share best practice. Middle leaders are given every opportunity to develop and showcase their drive and leadership skills.

Our school motto ‘Believe and Achieve’ represents our unwavering commitment towards our pupils and staff becoming the very best versions of themselves, achieving their full potential. As a school, we set our standards high and do not compromise.

Additional allowances

plus TLR(based on experience)

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About Hurstmere School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1038 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
020 8300 5665

Hurstmere School is a popular, non-selective secondary academy for boys aged 11 – 16, serving the local community of Sidcup. It is a special place, with a strong sense of community and a determination to succeed in all that we do. The school is committed to maintaining a safe and secure environment for all pupils and a “culture of vigilance” to safeguard and protect all in its care. There are policies and procedures in place, including safer recruitment procedures. All staff and volunteers are expected to uphold this safeguarding commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and other employment checks.

Hurstmere offers a supportive and inclusive environment that celebrates and welcomes diversity. We expect everyone to have the highest expectations of themselves and of each other. Our pupils are expected to be ready to learn, to work hard and to celebrate their own and each other's achievements.

We have staff who are devoted to providing the best education and pastoral care possible, and pupils of whom we are extremely proud; this mix creates a school that is a pleasure to work and learn in.

We are committed to a strong home-school partnership and believe the whole community can contribute to the progress of our pupils as they journey through Hurstmere School, to sixth form, apprenticeships, university, the workplace and beyond.

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