RE Teacher, Barnet

Closing date:New this week

Whitefield SchoolBarnet

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible/January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

RE Teachers 

(1 year fixed term contract- Maternity cover)

Scale- MPS/ UPS (NQT’s are welcome)

Start date- January 2020 (start early available if possible but this is negotiable)

“School leaders, governors and staff have created a nurturing and inclusive learning environment where pupils thrive”

 “The behaviour of pupils is outstanding”

“The school’s work to promote pupils’ personal development and welfare is outstanding”

“Diversity at this harmonious school is celebrated and respected”             (Ofsted 2017)

Are you a talented and innovative practitioner who teaches creative and inspiring lessons for students of all abilities? Are you passionate about Religious education and Philosophy? Do you want to work in a school committed to career progression? If so, why not join us? 

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a strong team of specialist, highly committed and enthusiastic teachers. Length of experience need not stop anyone applying for this post. What matters is an absolute commitment to wanting to get the best from every student. We are looking for ‘exceptional’, because ‘exceptional’ is what all our students deserve.

Key Stage 4 students follow the Edexcel 9-1 GCSE, studying Christianity (50%) Religion, Philosophy and Social Justice and Islam (50%) Religion and Ethics. The 6 Major Faiths and key themes are taught at KS3 to secure a strong foundation for KS4/5 studies. Philosophy club allows students to explore these themes after School in a more informal setting. The department runs regular trips to Places of Worship.

Whitefield is a rapidly improving school. Our examination results continue to rise year on year. But we still have ambitious plans for the future.  The successful candidate will have access to Continuous Professional Development through our comprehensive internal and external CPD programme. The school also offers a range of benefits to all employees through our pro-active staff Well-being Team. 

Please use the school online application form to apply for this vacancy. For further information on our exciting school, please visit our website ( or better still come for a visit.

Closing date for applications            Noon Monday 28th October 2019 (please note we have the right to close this post earlier)

Interviews                                                      Tuesday 29th October 2019 

Commence Post                                         January 2020 (start early available if possible but this is negotiable) 

For enquiries, please contact Christina McGhan, Human Resources Manager. Tel: 020 8455 4114, Email:

Whitefield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced disclosure and barring service check. 

If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful in your application on this occasion

More about Whitefield School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Claremont Road, Cricklewood, London, NW2 1TR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8455 4114
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