Head of RE, Ealing

Closing date:New this week

Ada Lovelace Church of England High SchoolEaling

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Ada Lovelace Church of England High School currently based at William Perkin Church of England High School, Greenford, Middlesex UB6 8PR is seeking to appoint a Head of RE. 

As a new school within a highly aspirational and academically successful multi-academy Trust, Ada Lovelace CE High School offers comprehensive CPD, exciting development opportunities and good promotion prospects for its teachers.  The school, now in its second year, is currently co-located at William Perkin CE High School (Ofsted ‘Outstanding’), and moves to its brand new permanent site in north Ealing in September 2020.  

This is an exciting role for an innovative teacher who is ready to take on departmental leadership as we prepare our students for GCSE and beyond (the school’s first GCSEs will be in 2023).  As the new Head of RE you will be responsible for building the department in terms of curriculum planning and progress monitoring within the framework of the existing Trust curriculum model.  You will ensure that the quality of teaching and learning in the department is consistently high and will contribute to the development of a culture of sharing good practice.  Additionally, you will be responsible for the delivery of a rich wider learning offer in RE.

We offer: 

  • Exceptional professional development and career progression
  • Positive working relationships at all levels
  • A supportive Leadership Team
  • Opportunity to gain experience within four different Trust schools with a common commitment to professional collaboration


The successful candidate will have:

  • A good degree and QTS 
  • Proven record of outstanding results
  • Successful experience as a classroom teacher and as a tutor
  • An excellent record of developmental work in current role
  • Some experience of managing or implementing pastoral systems and initiatives
  • Some experience of managing others / managing change
  • Ability to be reflective and driven towards self-improvement
  • Energy and enthusiasm
  • A commitment to the ethos of the school 


For an informal discussion about this role, or to arrange a visit, please contact the HR/Recruitment team at recruitment@twyfordacademies.org.uk 

For more information about the role please see the Job Description on the Twyford Trust website at:  http://www.twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies 

How to apply

Please visit the Vacancies page of the Twyford Trust website http://www.twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies for more information about how to apply, and to downloa d a Job description and Application Form.

Applications must be submitted to Recruitment at Twyford School by the closing date and time above.  They can be posted to Twyford Church of England Academies Trust, c/o Twyford Church of England School, Twyford Crescent, Acton, London W3 9PP or emailed to recruitment@twyfordacademies.org.uk   Please do not submit applications by fax.

Closing date: 12 noon on Monday 24th February 2020

Interview date: Friday 28th February 2020

The Twyford Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo the child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references from previous employers.  For more information about the DBS please see https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check .  The post-holder will also be expected to read and adhere to the Trust’s Child Protection Policy, and any other Safeguarding documents stated within this.



More about Ada Lovelace Church of England High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Oldfield Lane North, Greenford, London, UB6 8PR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 2088328950