This job expired on 24 March 2023

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    24 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR 1a (£8705)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Ralph Thoresby School is seeking to appoint a skilled teacher and leader for the role of Head of RE and PSHCE and Lead Professional for Personal Development. The role will start in September but an earlier start is desirable.

The role will involve leading our successful and innovative RE and PSHCE department to deliver outstanding learning opportunities both in and out of the classroom.

The role will also involve strategic oversight of Personal Development at Ralph Thoresby School, this will include working with our Careers Lead to deliver an outstanding Careersprovision, our member of staff in charge of Extra- curricular toensure we are offering a fantastic provision of clubs and trips at our school. The role will also involve working with other key members of staff in school andthe Senior Leadership team toensure that the Personal Development of our students isoutstanding.

The ideal candidate will be well versed in educational research around Personal Development and be confident to drive change in this key area of school.

The successful candidate will already have a successful track record in teaching the subject, have had some leadership and management experience at department level and will be looking for that next step in their career with a whole school responsibility.

What the school offers its staff

Our school motto is ‘ambition and achievement for all’. We firmly believe in giving all students the opportunity to achieve their very best regardless of the circumstances in which they find themselves. We also have a strong emphasis on staff well-being with a professional staff coach, a staff well-being committee and a range of well attended social, sporting and fun activities. Our staff are proud to be at RTS and the team spirit is second to none.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post requires Enhanced Disclosure (DBS).
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About Ralph Thoresby School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1046 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0113 397 9911

The school is a mixed community school with over 1,000 students on role. Approximately 30% of our students come from ethnic minority backgrounds and we have a resource provision for physically impaired students which really adds to the positive and harmonious atmosphere around school. Our superb, modern school building further enhances the atmosphere and supports students’ learning. ‘This is a school where staff and pupils celebrate diversity and promote values of tolerance, mutual respect, and care for others’ (Ofsted).

Arranging a visit to Ralph Thoresby School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@ralphthoresby.com.

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