This job expired on 18 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    18 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    4 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Philosophy, Religious education
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
MPR/UPR (£25,714 - £41,604 per annum) + TLR

Job summary

We are looking to appoint an inspirational and experienced Subject Leader of RPE with a passion for accelerating progress within the Humanities department. You will have the ability to teach RPE across the full age and ability range and will be able to enthuse, engage and motivate our students to achieve their full potential. This is an exciting time to join our journey of improvement and play a key part in transforming the lives of our young people.

The ideal candidate will:

Be an excellent Teacher of RPE
Be a committed team player;
Have the ability to engage and inspire pupils and build excellent relationships;
Be committed to Felixstowe School’s ethos;
Be passionate and ambitious about their own career development.
Have knowledge and experience of leading an innovative curriculum
You will join a friendly and welcoming department, which is forward thinking, innovative and passionate about teaching. You will be a team player within Felixstowe School and within the wider Trust.

You will be keen to lead your team to enhance the extra-curricular offer, improve overall teaching and learning and ensure students and your team meet their potential.

CPD is important at Felixstowe School we are looking for a Head of Department who is keen to learn and ensure they see CPD as part of their wider role. If you are looking for a department where you can make real change, teach wonderful students and want to make the difference to lives this is the role for you.

For more information about the school, visit the School website

For more information on our Trust, Unity Schools Partnership, visit the Trust website

If you would like an informal discussion prior to submitting your application, please contact the Headteacher’s PA Mrs J Cumberland

All applications must be submitted via our Trust online application portal.

Closing Date: 09:00am, Monday 18th October 2021
Intervews: w/c 18th October 2021

To apply, please visit

If you are a current employee of Unity Schools Partnership, please use the following link to apply

Please note, we reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the advertised date.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks are required for relevant posts.

Unity Schools Partnership – welcoming diversity.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
School size
1164 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number
01394 288228

About Felixstowe School

We are proud to be a comprehensive school, where students from all backgrounds and abilities can come together to be part of our school. Students can be proud to be a member of the Felixstowe School community, and of the wider community within Felixstowe. We want our students to achieve their full potential, enjoying an education that develops their skills and enhances their strengths and aptitudes. We also recognise that each student is part of a wider, national and global community outside of Felixstowe, and to this end we want our students also to develop into outstanding citizens, and contribute to the society in which they live.

Arranging a visit to Felixstowe School

If you would like an informal discussion prior to submitting your application, please contact the Headteacher’s PA Mrs J Cumberland

School location

High Street, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 9QR

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