Head of RE, Northumberland

Closing date:Expiring soon

Ashington AcademyNorthumberland

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS, plus TLR 2.3 (£4,530)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Are you a consistently excellent practitioner who is looking to gain new working experiences?

Do you want to join a forward-thinking Trust with innovative approaches to learning at its core, a Trust that places children at the heart of everything we do?  

We are seeking to appoint a highly qualified, motivated and ambitious leader with the highest personal and academic standards to lead our RE department, someone who is an outstanding practitioner, with high expectations and a record of achieving the best outcomes from their students.  We are looking for a leader with drive, energy, a genuine love for teaching and learning and a passion for RE, someone who has the vision and determination to lead the RE Department to ensure all our students receive excellence every day.   

This appointment will be based in Ashington, where we have an exciting opportunity for you to join a school that is undergoing real change. It is an exciting opportunity for an existing middle leader or an exceptional classroom practitioner to shape and develop the future of RE at Ashington Academy. 

Your role as Head of RE will include:

• Leading the strategic direction and development of the department  

• Driving forward the quality of teaching and learning in the department

• Leading and managing staff

• Effectively deploying resources   

• Working alongside a dedicated Associate Assistant Head of Technology to share interventions that impact on pupil outcomes

• Performance Management responsibilities

Completed application forms should be returned with an accompanying letter (no longer than two sides of A4) by email to jade.hutton@bedlingtonacademy.co.uk, or by forwarding the completed application form by post to Bedlington Academy.

Visits to the school are also strongly encouraged. Please contact Jade Hutton, Support Services Manager on 01670 822625.

An enhanced DBS check and pre-occupational health check are an essential part of the selection and recruitment process. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



More about Ashington Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Green Lane, Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 8DH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1670 812166
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