Head of Philosophy, Religion & Ethics, SW London/Surrey

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Hinchley Wood SchoolSW London/Surrey

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Start date: Easter or September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: London Fringe plus TLR 2.3
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

From Easter or September 2018

We are looking for an engaging, hard working Head of Department to lead our Philosophy, Religion and Ethics team.  If you are a talented, highly motivated and experienced practitioner with the ability and enthusiasm to deliver innovative and enjoyable lessons to students up to Key Stage 5, and if you feel ready to inspire colleagues with your vision, we would love to hear from you.     

Our students really want to learn and PRE is a popular subject choice at KS4/5.  In 2017, 93% of students achieved A*-C at GCSE level, with 56% of those students achieving A*-A grades.  At A level 97% of students achieved A*-C in Philosophy with 71% achieving A*-B grades.     

Hinchley Wood is an inclusive, high achieving and highly sought after school with 1,300 students on roll including 230 in our 6th form.   Located on the borders of SW London, we pride ourselves on celebrating student progress and development as well as academic achievement.  In 2017 our Progress 8 score put us in the top 10% of schools nationally, and we are regularly in the 100 top performing schools in England and Wales in terms of the progress our students make between the end of Key Stage 2 and their GCSEs.  

We offer: 

• a competitive salary (London Fringe Pay Scale); 

• two weeks’ autumn half term; 

• Friday afternoon non-contact time; 

• interest free travel/relocation loan; 

• childcare and cycle to work salary sacrifice schemes; and 

• professional development support and an extensive CPD programme.    

We welcome pre-application visits, please contact us if you would like to do so or have any other queries - 020 8339 3902 or via email: hmorey@hinchleywoodschool.co.uk  Application packs are available here or from our website http://www.hinchleywoodschool.co.uk/243/vacancies     

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 13th December 2017 (9am) 

Interviews are currently planned for Tuesday 19th December.      

Hinchley Wood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The position advertised is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Claygate Lane, Hinchley Wood, Esher, Surrey, KT10 0AQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8398 7161
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