Subject Leader of R.E., Hertfordshire

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Saint Mary's Catholic SchoolHertfordshire
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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary
Contract term: Permanent

Subject Leader of RE + SLT secondment available for the right candidate

Do you want to lead a brand-new RE facilities that will have received a £1million renovation by 31st August 2018?  Do you want to lead a Department that has just secured Outstanding in every criteria for our January 2018 Section 48 Inspection? Do you want to work in a high-achieving, outstanding school where students are keen to learn, colleagues are supportive, where there is a strong sense of inclusion and belonging, and where our Catholic ethos pervades all aspects of school life? If yes, then this is the job for you!

We require, for September 2018, a well-qualified and dynamic Subject Leader to join and lead a progressive, effective and high-achieving RE Department in this high performing and outstanding school; attainment is in the top 10 % of schools nationally. The salary will be highly competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s experience.  An SLT secondment may be available for the right candidate. One of the key roles of the post is to oversee the continued strength of RE in the school and ensure our Catholic ethos is not only delivered in lessons but embedded throughout the wider school. You will take responsibility for the development of the RE curriculum and for establishing, monitoring and evaluating the quality and standards of provision in relation to student performance, progression and learning. You will also ensure outstanding provision for all learners and take a lead role in the pursuit of excellence of achievement and attainment in the subject, additionally, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the Catholic ethos of the school. 

We offer a highly supportive environment and are committed to ensuring outstanding teaching, behaviour and achievement. Our recent inspection highlights that “Pupils are provided with an inspiring, vibrant and engaging curriculum…high quality teaching and learning ensures that all pupils achieve their full potential… lessons are well crafted by expert teachers and learning is challenging and inspiring” This is a key post, requiring a practising Catholic who has an inspired vision for Catholic education and aspires to senior leadership in a Catholic school. 

We will offer you the opportunity to develop your leadership skills and experience in a school where the individual is at the heart of what we do. 

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged. Please contact Mrs Antonia Cooper Human resources on 01279 654 901 or email:

Closing date 21st May 2018 at 9am, interviews will be held that week.

Interview date: Week commencing 21/05/2018

St Mary's is a Catholic community dedicated to achieving excellence for all, and to the spiritual, social and personal development of our pupils into responsible, generous and caring members of society.

For more information and to apply online :

ST MARY’S CATHOLIC SCHOOL Windhill, Bishop’s Stortford, Herts, CM23 2NQ Tel:  01279 654901    
Fax:  01279 653889
Headteacher:  Mr A Celano BSc (Hons) MEd Voluntary Aided Catholic School with 1000 pupils

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More about Saint Mary's Catholic School
Address: Windhill, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 2NQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1279 654901