Head of RE, RSE, PSHE and Citizenship, Telford and Wrekin

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The Telford Park SchoolTelford and Wrekin

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Start date: April 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS plus TLR 2E (£6,829)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking a talented, engaging and ambitious leader with a passion for making a difference. The successful candidate will make a positive impact on the lives and futures of the students in our school. 

The Head of RE, RSE, PSHE and Citizenship is a new role at our growing schools. The teaching role will be based at The Telford Park School, but the leadership of curriculum delivery will be across both schools. The Head of RE, RSE, PSHE and Citizenship will take responsibility for the programme of learning through which pupils will acquire the knowledge, understanding and skills they need to lead successful lives. This will be supported by a dedicated TLR holder at The Telford Langley School to lead and manage the implementation of this curriculum. Other teaching staff across the schools will also be part of the enthusiastic and dedicated team delivering these lessons.   

We seek a leader who is passionate about personal development, academic excellence, collaboration and delivering high quality support for every student.

This role offers the successful candidate an excellent opportunity to promote the wider development of students, in addition to their learning and achievement and to gain experience in strategic and operational leadership. 

The successful applicant will:

  • Model excellence in day-to-day leadership.
  • Lead the development of high quality, learning centred policies &               practices
  • Work with staff to ensure the department reflects the school’s ethos and aims.
  • Develop a strategic view for the department which supports the vision, ethos and policies of the school.
  • Support the creation and implementation of the school improvement plan, especially as it relates to the department and to take responsibility for appropriately delegated aspects of it.
  • Use national, local and school management data effectively, to monitor standards across the department.
  • Monitor the progress made towards achieving annual plans and targets and use the information to plan future developments.
  • We will offer you:
  • An extensive CPD programme to nurture and develop your talents at all levels, 
  • A professional, hard-working and supportive team that works together to create a welcoming, vibrant learning culture inclusive to all, 
  • Access to a network of successful schools to share best practice and develop career prospects at the highest level. 
  • The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the commitment. The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and all qualifications will be verified.

April Start

As this is a new post, we are keen for the successful applicant to join our school after the Easter holidays. This will provide curriculum planning time to make this venture as successful as possible. Therefore, there will be no formal teaching timetable for the summer term, but we may require some support covering absent colleagues. This should provide an opportunity to become more familiar with the staff, pupils, policies and procedures before the start of the new academic year.  

CLOSING DATE: 9.00AM, Friday, 7th February 2020. Interviews: Thursday, 13th February 2020.

This post is not suitable for NQTs.

Community Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the standards which flows from Community Academies Trust vision and values.

The role is covered by part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role. 

Community Academies Trust supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

Community Academies Trust Company Registration No. 0747273-6



More about The Telford Park School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Grange Avenue, Stirchley, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 1FA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1952 387400
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Head’s Foreword

On behalf of the staff, and more importantly the students, we would like to offer you a warm welcome to our school. The Telford Park School opened its doors for students for the very first time in September 2015 signalling the start o...