This job expired on 12 October 2023

  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    12 October 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    4 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2, Key stage 3


PSHE, Religious education

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Full time 32.5 hours a week. Part time Part-time 0.8 considered

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 - UPR3

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic teacher to join our oversubscribed school in Windsor.

The post involves teaching Religious Education across our school and leading the development of this important subject in our curriculum. The successful candidate will also have oversight of our PSHE curriculum. You will be an excellent practitioner; have the knowledge and experience, or ambition to teach across the whole range of age and ability; have a range of strategies to engage students and manage behaviour as well as being enthusiastic, resourceful and keen to ensure that the highest possible standards of pupil achievement, personal development and well-being are achieved.

What the school offers its staff


  • Happy and confident children who enjoy school
  • Outstanding pupil behaviour
  • Enthusiastic staff who support each other and have a good sense of humour (look at our house point videos!)
  • A pupil voice that is listened to
  • A curriculum that is exciting and enriching
  • Christian values that are important to us
  • Spiritual retreats that allow time for pupils and staff to reflect
  • Governors and parents who appreciate what we do
  • An understanding SLT who appreciate the challenges and workload faced by teachers today
  • A great programme of professional development
  • Many opportunities for career progression
  • Good access to technology and the training available on how to use it
  • Flexibility in allowing leaders to occasionally work from home
  • Senior leaders who teach
  • Supportive PSA who fundraise for departmental or school needs
  • Protected planning time (we don’t use teachers for cover!)
  • Lots of opportunities to work with trainee teachers
  • A great school office and support staff team
  • A programme of monitoring that is focused on ‘development’ rather than ‘judging’
  • A cosmopolitan staff team that come from all over the world: America, Canada, South Africa, France, Hungary - to name a few!
  • Our school site is situated in the lovely, historic English town of Windsor

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding its pupils and this appointment depends upon an enhanced DBS disclosure.

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023 and safer recruitment practices, the school will conduct an online search for shortlisted candidates. The online search is part of our safeguarding checks and will seek publicly available information on candidates’ suitability to work with children.

Application form and further details are available on the school’s website. Please contact the office for further information or to arrange an informal visit. We will be delighted to welcome you to our school.

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About St Edward's Royal Free Ecumenical Middle School, Windsor

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England/Roman Catholic, ages 9 to 13
Education phase
View all Middlejobs
School size
480 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 13
Phone number
01753 867 809

We are an oversubscribed school in Windsor. Pupils and staff are ambitious, friendly and high-achieving. The school has an excellent reputation, achieves highly in terms of attainment and progress and is oversubscribed. It was rated Good overall with Outstanding in the Personal Development category in September 2022.

‘Leaders have cultivated a school community that values many forms of success. They have placed the development of well-rounded individuals at the centre of their school.’

‘Pupils enjoy a broad and ambitious curriculum…’

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