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  • Earliest start date

    17 April 2023

  • Latest start date

    4 September 2023

  • Closing date

    27 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 February 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Religious education

Working pattern

Full time: Monday to Friday

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS plus TLR 2b

Additional allowances

TLR 2b

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • An enthusiastic and inspirational teacher to lead the Philosophy, Religion & Ethics (PRE) and the Personal, Social and Economic (PHSE) curriculum within our Humanities faculty.
  • Commitment to the importance of both the PRE and PHSE curriculum for all students
  • Ability to focus on growing GCSE and A Level courses so that they become a thriving part of our 14 - 16 and post-16 curriculum offer.

What the school offers its staff

  • The successful candidate will be welcomed into a department of highly experienced teachers.
  • Parmiter’s coordinates CPD for the Watford Partnership for Teacher Training and offers a robust induction programme.
  • Bespoke CPD to suit your career goals.
  • Students are highly talented and engaged.
  • An admission policy prioritising the children of staff (qualifying period may apply)
  • Complimentary use of a new on-site fitness suite.
  • Lovely school grounds in leafy surrounds with ample parking.

Further details about the role

  • The successful candidate will be welcomed into a department of highly experienced teachers.
  • The post is available for September 2023 but we are happy to discuss an earlier start date if this is of interest to the successful candidate.

Commitment to safeguarding

Parmiter’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment. Applicants must declare any criminal convictions. The post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Appointments conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service and references from previous employers. We are required to conduct online searches for shortlisted candidates in accordance with the Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance in order to identify any incidents or concerns which are publicly available online.

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About Parmiter's School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1430 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01923 671 424

The Good Schools Guide describes Parmiter's as "purposeful, friendly, with an inclusive feel and a sense of both history and progressiveness".
Parmiter's School relocated to the current 60 acre rural Hertfordshire site from London's East End in 1977.  The school enjoys a good reputation for traditional values and academic achievement whilst maintaining a true family feel among staff and students.  
Experienced teachers, newly qualified colleagues and support staff benefit from a supportive leadership team who focus on CPD and well-being as a priority.  
Parmiter's is a lead partner in The Watford Partnership for Teacher Training and takes the lead on Initial Teacher Training.  A number of existing teachers are accredited with being Specialist Leaders of Education. 
The school is consistently over subscribed for Year 7 and Sixth Form entry. Children of staff are a priority for admission. 
Please visit our website for more information and feel free to contact the school with any questions. 

Arranging a visit to Parmiter's School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email m.howard@parmiters.herts.sch.uk.

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