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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subjects

Philosophy, Religious education

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

TLR 2b (£5,360 per annum) - Outer London pay scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

Nower Hill High School is a fantastic place to work and develop as a teacher. At our recent Ofsted inspection, the school maintained its rating of 'Outstanding' in every category. We’d love you to come and join us!

We are seeking to appoint an inspiring Head of Philosophy, Religion and Ethics (PRE), who will be both an excellent classroom teacher and have the ability to lead an experienced team successfully to ensure that all students make excellent progress.

The successful candidate will be a passionate advocate for PRE, who is able to communicate their enthusiasm effectively to students, parents and colleagues and who constantly seeks to raise the profile of the department within the school.


This is a great opportunity for someone who aspires to be a successful middle leader.

Closing date: 9am Monday 17th June 2024

Interview date: tbc

Please apply as soon as possible as shortlisting / interviews will be ongoing up until the closing date. Should a suitable candidate be appointed, we reserve the right to close the advert early.

Nower Hill High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. Any offer of employment will be conditional upon an enhanced criminal record check with the Disclosure and Barring Service; a prohibition from teaching check (teachers only); satisfactory references; the right to work in the UK; and a satisfactory health check. As a diverse and inclusive school we are committed to equality of opportunity for all of our staff and welcome applications that represent our very diverse school community. Applications from all individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, ethnicity, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Please click to view the Nower Hill High School Equality-Information-and-Objectives-2022-23

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

  • an outstanding PRE Department of 4 specialist teachers
  • a strong and successful Humanities Faculty
  • students who are a pleasure to teach
  • a strong culture of professional development
  • a heavily oversubscribed school with high standards and high expectations.
  • a dedicated member of the Senior Leadership Team responsible for staff wellbeing.

Commitment to safeguarding

Nower Hill High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. Any offer of employment will be conditional upon an enhanced criminal record check with the Disclosure and Barring Service; a prohibition from teaching check (teachers only); satisfactory references; the right to work in the UK; and a satisfactory health check.

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About Nower Hill High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
2028 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About Nower Hill High School
Nower Hill High School is a fantastic place to work and develop as a teacher. We’d love you to come and join us!

We offer:

A dynamic place to work
Comprehensive Professional Development and training opportunities
Staff well-being service ( ESP’s Employee Assistance Programme )
A comfortable and well-resourced working environment
A highly skilled, professional and inspirational staff
A diverse, ambitious and inspirational student body
An aspirational community of local families
Excellent facilities
Excellent in-school career advancement opportunities
Free fitness suite membership
On site qualified nurse and counsellor. Free annual flu vaccinations
Excellent student support systems
A programme of staff social events
A very supportive Leadership Team
Competitive London pay scales
Excellent holidays
Generous pension scheme
The option of a school place for children of staff
A very supportive Governing Body
A thriving extra-curricular activities and trips programme
On site catering facilities and outlets
Excellent public transport links into Central London
Local shops within walking distance
An Ofsted rating of ‘Outstanding’ in all 5 categories

Arranging a visit to Nower Hill High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@nowerhill.harrow.sch.uk.

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