Head of Religious Education, Oxfordshire

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The Oratory Preparatory SchoolOxfordshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive based on qualifications and experience
Contract term: Permanent

The Role:

We are looking to appoint a dynamic, inspiring and innovative Head of RE, with a genuine commitment to the strong Catholic/Christian ethos of this thriving Preparatory School.  The Head of Religious Education (RE) will be line-managed by the Deputy Head (Academic) but will report ultimately to the Headmaster. 

You will take responsibility for the RE Department in the school, including its resources and development, and teach RE across the whole school. You will be responsible for managing both the staff and budget within the RE department, and lead and support the planning, implementation, evaluation and development of the RE curriculum. 

Person Specification:

The successful candidate will be a practising Catholic, have excellent communication skills and have ambition for both the status of RE in the school and for personal professional development.


Salary will be competitive based on qualifications and experience. Other benefits include contributions to Teachers’ Pension Scheme, free gym membership and meals whilst on duty and being situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Further details are available from the Human Resources Department on humanresources@oratory.co.uk or 01491 683506. Closing date for applications is 5th February 2018.

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More about The Oratory Preparatory School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 13 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Goring Heath, Reading, Berkshire, RG8 7SF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 9844511
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