Acting Head of Religious Studies and PSHE, Hampshire

Closing date:New this week

Highfield & Brookham SchoolHampshire

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced teacher to join our highly respected and successful school as Acting Head of Religious Studies and PSHE. 

This role is to cover maternity leave from April 2020 and is likely to end during the Spring Term 2021.

You should have a proven track record of excellence in teaching Religious Studies and PSHE across Key Stages 2 - 3.

The successful candidate will:

• show real passion for their subjects

• be able to demonstrate a talent for motivating and enthusing young learners to achieve their best

• have excellent planning and preparation skills

• have the ability to problem-solve and manage classroom behaviour effectively

• be resilient under pressure

• show a strong commitment to promoting the well-being of pupils

• work collaboratively with colleagues

The ability to also coach games, as well as contribute to our exciting extra-curricular provision, would be an advantage.

Full details of the post and an application form can be downloaded from the school website

A letter of application, completed application form including the names and addresses of two referees should be sent to: HR Manager, Highfield School, Highfield Lane, Liphook, Hampshire GU30 7LQ. Email applications should be sent to

Closing date for applications: Monday 27th January, although applications will be reviewed regularly, and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received. We reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so we invite interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.

Safer Recruitment: We are an I.A.P.S. co-educational Boarding and Day Pre-Prep and Prep School for 500 pupils aged 3 to 13. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants are expected to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, the Employer Online Service regarding prohibition orders issued by the Secretary of State and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Highfield and Brookham Schools are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

More about Highfield & Brookham School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 8 - 13 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Highfield Lane, Liphook, Hampshire, West Sussex, GU30 7LQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1428 728000
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