Acting Head of Department - Religious Studies, Hertfordshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

St Albans High School for GirlsHertfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Highly competitive
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

Fixed Term – Maternity Cover 

Full time 

Required for January 2020

Are you an inspirational and ambitious Teacher of Religious Studies who is seeking an excellent opportunity to join our highly regarded team of teachers as an Acting Head of Department within our high achieving RS Department? 

As an exceptional teacher, this position is perfect if you are looking for professional development, as you will hold the responsibility for the strategic leadership of the Department and be accountable to the Academic Deputy Head for the quality of curricular provision, teaching, learning and pupil attainment.  Whilst supporting and inspiring your staff to be excellent teachers, you will make a significant contribution to our highly academic pupils learning, enhancing their academic achievements enabling them to deliver outstanding results. 

In return we offer:

  • An opportunity to join our highly academic independent day school set in the heart of St Albans, with very good transport links to central and outer London  
  • Excellent professional development opportunities both personal and for subject area growth
  • A competitive salary
  • An extensive benefits and well-being package; use of gym, free lunches, generous pension scheme, free life assurance

Details of the role and application process are available on the school’s website  

The High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing date for applications is 9am Thursday 26th September 2019

Interviews to be held on Friday 18th October 2019

Registered Charity No: 31106

More about St Albans High School for Girls
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Senior & Sixth Form Campus, Townsend Avenue, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3SJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1727 853800
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Fostering scholarship and integrity, the High School provides inspirational opportunities and strong support to develop a lifelong love of learning and respect for others.


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