Head of Religious Studies & Philosophy
Coombe Boys' School, New Malden, Surrey
|Working pattern||Full-time only|
|Salary||Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £28,355 to £44,541|
We are seeking an inspirational teacher to be Head of Religious Studies & Philosophy within our Humanities Department from January 2020 and to teach across the age and ability range up to A Level. We wish to appoint a dynamic teacher with excellent curriculum knowledge, someone who consistently models excellent practice and has students' progress at the forefront of their teaching.
Coombe Boys’ is a popular and highly successful non-selective 11 – 18 school that is federated with its partner girls’ school to comprise the Coombe Academy Trust, based in New Malden, Surrey. Coombe Boys’ has approximately 900 students on roll, including a mixed sixth form.
Results at GCSE and in the Sixth Form are significantly above national averages and the School was graded Good with Outstanding Leadership & Management in its most recent Ofsted inspection (March 2018).
The school is proud to be innovative and forward-thinking as well as being an active member of the Independent State School Partnership with King’s College School, Wimbledon.
Essential educational requirements
A good degree in a relevant subject area.
Qualified Teacher Status (PGCE or equivalent).
Essential skills and experience
Have a sound subject knowledge including up to date understanding of changes at KS3, KS4 and KS5.
Able to identify strengths and weaknesses in both staff and pupils and act appropriately.
Places the learner at the centre of everything they do.
A strong classroom practitioner.
To be able to work effectively as a member of a team.
A calm and approachable disposition when dealing with students and staff.
Well organised and efficient; keeping to deadlines.
Willingness to learn to effectively use Google classroom and related systems.
High personal standards and the ability to motivate others to sustain those standards.
Able to provide a stimulating learning environment.
Willingness to contribute to extra-curricular activities.
TLR 2.1 (possible additional TLR for appropriate candidate).
An exciting opportunity in an outstanding multi-academy trust.
A guaranteed CPD plan which is tailored to individual requirements including financial support for 'M' level study.
Our ongoing professional training and development includes National Professional Qualifications in Leadership.
An enthusiastic Staff Association offering opportunities for staff sport and socialising.
|School size||827 pupils enrolled|
|Age range||11 to 18|
|Ofsted report||View Ofsted report|
|Website||Coombe Boys' School website (opens in a new window)|
About Coombe Boys' School
Coombe Boys’ School is a popular and highly successful non-selective 11-18 school that is federated with its partner girls’ school to comprise the Coombe Academy Trust.
College Gardens, Blakes Lane, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 6NU