are seeking to appoint an inspirational, highly motivated and innovative leader.
Education is delivered at Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 where Religious Studies
runs as an option subject with sustained strong results. The evolution of the
curriculum is a priority moving forward so that our students learn about, and
from, a broad range of perspectives to inform reflections on the modern world
and key disciplinary themes. We also have a strong desire to introduce Philosophy
and Ethics at A-Level. You would be joining a positive and friendly Humanities
Faculty which includes History and Geography.
We recommend that you come and visit us
during a working day, confident that you would be impressed. We believe that
our school provides something unique and the perfect environment in which both
staff and students have opportunities to flourish and grow in a world of
The school was accredited as
World Class in July 2021 and as such, we are committed to
providing a world-class education for every student through a well-designed and
balanced curriculum. Our established culture provides a calm, safe and
stimulating learning environment. Our most recent Ofsted inspection identified that the school may have been classed as
Outstanding if a full inspection had taken place.
Ethical leadership is at the core of all decision making at
Southfield. As such, staff are valued,
treated with respect and afforded a diverse range of opportunities that come
with professional trust.
We place significant emphasis on working collegiately as a
staff to share our expertise and subsequently enhance the learning experience
with our students. Every member of the staff isinvolved in a variety of
professional learning programmesthat take place every Wednesday across
the academic year. All teachers are members of theChartered College of
Teaching providing access to the latest evidence and research.
We have also implemented a bespoke leadership programme enabling
staff to develop their knowledge and understanding of
leadership at different levels. This has provided a number of promotional
opportunities for staff within the school. Indeed, where possible, we will
promote from within our school.
we are committed to the Education Staff Well-being Charter, with numerous
initiatives in place to support this. They include time for planning off-site
for all teachers, active sessions in school and a broad range of workload
We are looking for an inspirational and forward-thinking existing
Head of RE or an ambitious teacher to lead the evolution of the curriculum.
This is an exciting time to be leading a subject that plays such a crucial role
of informing and stimulating student curiosity, enabling them to reflect upon,
and navigate, the complexities of modern society and global issues with diverse
knowledge, confidence, compassion and consideration.
Southfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This means that we have a Child Protection Policy and procedures in place which we refer to in our prospectus. All staff (including supply staff, volunteers and governors) must ensure that they are aware of these procedures. Parents and carers are welcome to read the policy and other related policies to be found in the statutory information section.
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