Head of RE

The John Henry Newman Catholic School, Stevenage, Hertfordshire


Job details

Subject Religious education
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 4 to Upper pay range 3, £44,253 to £54,144

Job summary

As a result of promotion, an opportunity has arisen for a creative and dedicated Subject Leader of Religious Education to join our very strong RE Department from 1st September 2020. The successful candidate’s energy, enthusiasm and desire to inspire a love of the subject will shine through. They will be leading a cohesive, innovative, professional and highly effective team of specialists. The candidate will be a practicing Catholic.

In addition, the post-holder will have every opportunity to progress due to the school’s highly developed and personalised approach to training and professional development.

Information giving more details about our school, the role and our RE Department is provided in the information attached.
Our School Prospectus can be accessed through our website: www.jhn.herts.sch.uk

Closing date: Monday 27 January 2020

The John Henry Newman 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, the DBS and a ‘prohibition from teaching’ check.

Essential educational requirements

• Good specialist subject knowledge through degree
• Ability to perform to a high standard
• High standard of written and oral communication graduate degree

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

• Ability to teach RE from KS3 through to KS5
• Excellent classroom teacher with the ability to reflect on lessons and continually improve their own practice
• Ability to lead in a culture of high expectations amongst students and staff within their curriculum area, both academic and in terms of behaviour and attitudes

Employee benefits

This position has a TLR 1.4 (£13654).

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy, Roman Catholic
Education phase Secondary
School size 1543 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website The John Henry Newman Catholic School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email foyleh@jhn.herts.sch.uk

About The John Henry Newman Catholic School

School location

Hitchin Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 4AE