Head of RE, Lindfield, West Sussex

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Great Walstead SchoolLindfield, West Sussex

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Start date: Rquired for September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Great Walstead is a thriving Prep School with a particularly friendly and supportive staff, parent and pupil community. We are looking for a well-qualified, committed and energetic individual to lead this excellent department and drive forward innovative and dynamic practice within the department. 

The successful candidate will have a proven record of excellence in the classroom and the ability to model good practice and lead the teaching of RE at all levels throughout the School. Not only will they manage the operational aspects of the department they will also inspire staff and pupils through their passionate approach towards teaching and learning.

The successful candidate will: 

  • be able to teach up to Common Entrance and Scholarship level; 
  • take a lead role, developing and leading an exciting RE curriculum which enables the highest level of pupil progress and attainment; 
  • possess a clear understanding of the current curriculum, assessment and pedagogical developments relating to RE at all key stages; 
  • be a Form Tutor; 
  • have exceptional subject knowledge

GWS has an extensive programme of extra – curricular activities and a willingness to contribute to this aspect of school would be essential.

Further details and an application form can be obtained at the School’s website: www.greatwalstead.co.uk/staff-vacancies

Closing date for applications is noon on Friday 16th March 2018   

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 21st March 2018  

Applications will be considered as they are received and the school reserves the right to appoint at any point during the application process.

Great Walstead School, Lindfield, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH16 2QL 

Telephone: 01444 483528 


The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all of our staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the DBS and to register with the update service. Registered Charity No 307002.

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More about Great Walstead School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 13 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: Lindfield, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 2QL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1444 483528
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