• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    5 May 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    23 April 2021

Job details

Humanities, Religious education
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
MPS/UPS + TLR2a £2,873.00 (negotiable for an outstanding candidate)

Job summary

Post: Subject Leader of RE and PSHE
Required for: September 2021
Pay scale and salary: MPS/UPS + TLR2a £2,873.00 (negotiable for an outstanding candidate)

The Cockburn Multi-academy Trust is a values driven Trust with a relentless focus on transforming lives through learning by delivering outstanding outcomes for every student regardless of background. With a reputation for highly successful school improvement in very challenging circumstances, we are passionate about driving up standards and raising the aspirations of all our students.

At this exciting time for the MAT, we are looking to appoint someone who has the right skills, energy, enthusiasm and ambition to lead the RE and PSHE department at Cockburn School. The successful candidate will be a good or outstanding classroom practitioner with a proven track record of ensuring outstanding student achievement and have the ability to lead others as a team.

You will also have the leadership experience and the ability to challenge individuals within your team whilst supporting them to achieve outstanding results. We are committed to delivering the best possible RE and PSHE curriculum and the Subject Leader will be working strategically with the Senior Leadership Team.

We are a MAT that believes in unlocking potential in both students and staff and as a result offer leadership development opportunities and training for colleagues within and beyond the MAT.

We invite applications from innovative, resilient, creative and motivated Teachers of RE and PSHE who can play a key role in leading the department and are seeking to work in a forward thinking school with the prospect of developing further through an excellent programme of CPD.

Do you have the following qualities?
• Committed to working with staff and students to help them achieve their potential?
• An uncompromising belief that all children deserve an outstanding education?
• Could you make a significant impact in raising attainment through highly effective teaching?
• Experience of teaching Key Stage 3 & 4 RE and PHSE to all abilities?

If so, we are recruiting to the above position starting in September 2021 as we build on our journey of ‘Transformation to Excellence’.

If you think you have the passion, energy and drive to help us to move to the next stage in our development, we look forward to hearing from you.

Application packs can be downloaded from: www.cockburnschool.org/vacancies the closing date for this post is 9:00am on Wednesday 5th May 2021.

The school is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, and applicants will be subject to full employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Employee benefits

TLR2a £2,873.00 (negotiable for an outstanding candidate)

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1239 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
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About Cockburn School

Cockburn School is an inclusive community comprehensive school whose focus on each individual, acknowledging both their rights and responsibilities. A strong care, support guidance structure underpins a curriculum that seeks to develop the potential of every student. Academic rigour valued at all stages we strive create learning experiences provide challenge, engagement achievement. Our vision opportunities within beyond enable student so they become confident, independent successful citizens. We seek widen aspirations students, help them reach destinations are attainable fulfilling. have high expectations academic success personal behaviour believe these best achieved in caring environment. promote respect good manners; fundamental our community. recognise importance individual place local specialism enables students more interested involved arts, as part extended schools programme. ethos involves developing students’ enjoyment participation building self-confidence self-esteem creative abilities which often leads lifelong arts related activities. many see performances exhibitions. work raise attainment quality teaching chosen subjects for ways use new technologies improve whole curriculum. equality opportunity celebrating kinds. aim by creative, reflective learners. Arranging visit Contact 0113 2761853 location Parkside, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS11 5TT

Arranging a visit to Cockburn School

If candidates wish to visit the school please contact us on 01133857911 or email recruitment@cockburnschool.org

School location

Parkside, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS11 5TT

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