We are seeking to appoint an outstanding
teacher to the position of Head of Religious Education. The successful
candidate will join our flourishing Humanities Faculty and will lead an
ambitious team. The ability to teach the subject at Key Stage 3 and 4 is
essential. Previous experience of teaching A Level Philosophy is an advantage.
The Department follows the AQA specifications at GCSE and A Level.
The Hemel Hempstead School is a
popular and oversubscribed school on a beautiful site in Boxmoor. The school is close to local and national rail, bus and road links to
London. We are an expanding school, with 217 students in each year group and over 250 students in the Sixth Form. Our facilities are
sporting facilities, a brand-new music, languages and science centre and plans for further improvements across the site. In September 2025 we
will have a brand-new school building.
The vision of the RE department is to produce philosophically
enlightened students that are prepared for life in the modern world. The RE
curriculum is designed to equip students with the knowledge they need as
citizens of a multicultural country and to support those who study the subject
at GCSE and A Level. The impact of our curriculum is reflected in student
numbers and outcomes. In 2022 54% of students obtained an A*-B Grade in
Philosophy at A Level. At GCSE 80% of students obtained Grade 9-4 in Religious
Studies; 28% of students achieved Grade 7-9. It is common for us to have multiple
GCSE classes and two A Level Philosophy classes.
Scholars’ Education Trust is fully committed to the principles of equal
opportunity, diversity and inclusion. We want to attract and retain the
very best staff in all areas of the trust, ensuring our staff body reflects the
diversity of our students and local community.
Closing date for applications: 9am Thursday 29th
Date of Interview: TBC
We reserve the right to make an appointment
before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged
Scholars’ Education Trust
Scholars’ Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this
commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening,
including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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