5 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    13 May 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    28 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Religious education
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type

Job summary

An excellent opportunity has arisen to lead our successful RE department and take a lead in promoting the school’s Christian Ethos. If you want to work in a school that values what RE has to offer students, as well as looking after their staff, come and look at Davenant. If you are a current Head of Department or looking for that next step, you could be the right person to lead our RE Department. This position is a full time post and we require someone experienced and enthusiastic, with a strong subject knowledge, who enjoys working in a strong team environment. We would expect the successful candidate to be able to teach at all key stages, have a personal Christian faith and be willing to lead our Christian celebrations working with different church leaders. The job also entails supporting the Senior Team in preparing for SIAMS inspection as well taking a lead on school Ethos.

This is an exciting opportunity for promotion and to work in a school that actively encourages strong participation and competition in all year groups. He or she will help shape the direction of the Humanities Faculty at Davenant Foundation School at an exciting time.

Excellent opportunities for personal development exist as part of our CPD and training programme as well as mentoring within our ITT consortium. Davenant achieves outstanding examination results but has a strong focus on co-curricular provision and seeks to “nurture mind, body and spirit”. Staff enjoy the many opportunities this approach to education offers.

Employee benefits

TLR 1D - £8,291

Applying for the job

Further details of the post and the school along with application forms are available from the school website: www.davenantschool.co.uk. A letter of application, along with an application form should be submitted to the Headteacher’s P.A., Marylyn Greengrass Marylyn.greengrass@davenant.org by the closing date – Thursday 13 May.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, Christian
Education phase
School size
1219 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
020 8508 0404

About Davenant Foundation School

We are a Christian Ecumenical School. We are situated close to the M25 and the central line in the beautiful setting of Epping Forest. We can easily be reached either from London or from the Essex/Hertfordshire borders.

Davenant is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedure in place, which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school.

Arranging a visit to Davenant Foundation School

Please contact Marylyn Greengrass - Headteacher's P.A. for a school visit: 020 8508 0404

School location

Chester Road, Loughton, Essex, IG10 2LD

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