Subject Leader Religious Studies

London Academy, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 8DE

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    20 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    27 April 2022

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MPS/UPS + TLR2c (£6,701) (Inclusive of outer London Allowance)

Subject Leader Religious Studies job summary

Information about London Academy

London Academy is an ambitious all-through Academy in North London, serving a multicultural and disadvantaged community. In 2018/2019 we were in the top 1% of schools in the country in terms of progress achieving a progress 8 score of 1 overall.

The Opportunity

Following the continued growth of the Academy, we wish to appoint a well-qualified, committed and enthusiastic Subject Leader of Religious Studies who has the necessary skills and attributes to enthuse our highly ambitious students and inspire them to become Leaders for Tomorrow.

The successful applicant will have responsibility for managing KS3, KS4 and KS5. All students study GCSE Religious in year 9 and 10 and sit the GCSE at the end of year 10.

We would like to hear from you if you are an outstanding teacher, passionate about raising standards, and ready to take on a leadership role. The ideal candidate will be able to inspire both students and staff.

Our mission is to develop the leadership potential in both our staff and students and we want to be at the forefront of developing the next generation of school leaders. We can help prepare you for a future leadership position, investing in your development through regular coaching and a wide range of professional development opportunities, such as the NPQ qualifications.

Why work at London Academy?

• The opportunity to work with experienced and value driven colleagues that have a proven track record of raising attainment for a disadvantaged community
• A wide range of professional development opportunities, for example we were one of the first partner schools working with The Institute for Teaching on the Masters in Expert Teaching
• Experience of working with Ambition School Leadership and supporting colleagues completing Teaching Leaders and Future Leaders
• A commitment to engage with the latest educational research so it that informs all aspects of the Academy, for example curriculum design and pedagogy
• A focus on reducing workload by having centralised behaviour systems, centralised curriculum and a reasonable feedback policy.

Next Steps

To apply, please complete an application form on TES. To arrange a time to have an informal conversation about the role please email

London Academy is an equal opportunities employer. London Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Enhanced DBS, Barred List and Prohibition checks will always be carried out on new employees.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Friday 20 May 2022. Applications will be viewed on a rolling basis so early applications are recommended.

Alex Warburton

Additional allowances

TLR2c (£6,701) (Inclusive of outer London Allowance)

Applying for the job

To apply, please complete an application form on TES. To arrange a time to have an informal conversation about the role please email

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Supporting documents

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

About London Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 19
School size
1655 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
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London Academy is a richly diverse all through school educating over 1500 students within the age range
4 – 19.
Our state of the art building, designed by Foster and Partners, is based in Edgware and has excellent tube access to Central London alongside easy access via major roads and motorway networks.
London Academy aims to provide an outstanding level of education, in 2019 our provisional progress 8 score of 0.99 placed us in the top 1% of all schools in the country. We consider it our duty to ensure that our students achieve their best academically, whilst we nurture their talents and interests.
The recruitment of exceptional staff is vital to our journey and if you choose to pursue your career at London Academy, it is because you are motivated to work within a supportive, collaborative and dynamic team which consistently strives to achieve the best outcomes for its students.
Consistently reported as Good by Ofsted, with some areas considered exceptional, to include our Effectiveness of Leadership and Management, we can offer you a structured programme of personal professional development, no matter what level of career you have reached. Peer coaching to support you to achieve excellence as a teacher. A strong collaborative teaching culture and generous planning and preparation time.

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