5 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 January 2025

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subjects

Philosophy, Religious education

Working pattern

Full time: 1.0FTE

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

M1 - UPS3 + TLR 1.1 (£9,272)

Additional allowances

TLR 1.1 £9,272 for Head of Department role

What skills and experience we're looking for

WATFORD GRAMMAR SCHOOL FOR BOYS

A leading UK State School for boys aged 11-18 with a national reputation for academic excellence

'An outstanding school' - OFSTED 2021

Required for January 2025

Head of Philosophy, Religion & Ethics (TLR 1.1 £9,272)

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic, well qualified PRE specialist to lead a dynamic department which is popular with large numbers choosing to study PRE at GCSE and A level. Examination results are excellent and the subject enjoys a high status within the school. This role also involves responsibility for the provision of religious education for all students in each key stage as part of our core PRE provision. In addition, the postholder has a responsibility for leading with respect to the school’s designation as an Academy with a religious character (CoE).

For a successful candidate with PGCE credits, we are able to support the completion of an MA. Accommodation at a very competitive rate may be available. Our admissions policy prioritises children of staff.

Further information is available on our website at https://www.watfordboys.org/48/job-vacancies. Completed application forms to Ian Cooksey, Headmaster, head@watfordboys.org. The school is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS Check. The closing date for applications is 9am Monday 24 June. Interviews Monday 8th July.

What the school offers its staff

We are always seeking to improve staff wellbeing: Low academic curriculum contact time (80%) An admissions policy that prioritises children of staff Flexible approach to leave Increased holiday through disaggregation of INSET days Governors' contribution of £1,500 to staff common room Free biscuits, tea/coffee and milk Dining allowance for parents' evenings and INSETS Free flu jabs Cycle Scheme, free use of gym, free counselling service, free yoga sessions Cover supervisors and external invigilators employed Subsidised staff accommodation next to the school

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS Check

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to head@watfordboys.org

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About Watford Grammar School for Boys

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1533 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01923 208900

A leading, partially selective UK State School for boys aged 11-18, with an enviable national reputation for academic achievement and excellence across a broad range of sporting, musical and artistic pursuits. Expanding from 7 to 8 form entry from 2018. Outstanding Ofsted - October 2021

Arranging a visit to Watford Grammar School for Boys

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email brownc@watfordboys.org.

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