Head of Religious Education, Hertfordshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

The John Henry Newman Catholic SchoolHertfordshire

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS- UPS with the addition TLR 1.4 £13, 654
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The John Henry Newman Catholic School sees the quality of interpersonal relationships as the most significant factor in the provision of an outstanding education.   The School strives to create the most conducive learning environment which results in our students fulfilling their potential and going out to change the world. 

In 2018/19 the students achieved:

80.2% GCSE English and Maths at 9-4

30% of all GCSE grades achieved were 9-7

55.3%  A Level at A*, A and B 

The raising of £50,000 for charity

As a result of promotion, an opportunity has arisen for a creative and dedicated Subject Leader of Religious Education to join our very strong RE Department from 1st September 2020.  They will be leading a cohesive, innovative, professional and highly effective team of specialists. Classroom Religious Education and the Catholic Life of the School were rated outstanding in the recent Diocesan Section 48 inspection. The successful candidate’s energy, enthusiasm and desire to inspire a love of the subject will shine through.   The candidate will be a practicing Catholic.

In addition, the post-holder will have every opportunity to progress due to the school’s highly developed and personalised approach to training and professional development.

Information giving more details about our school, the role and our RE Department is provided in the information attached.  You may apply using the TES quick apply, but due to the nature of the position, shortlisted candidates will need to complete the CES application form which is also attached.

Our School Prospectus can be accessed through our website: www.jhn.herts.sch.uk

Closing date: Monday 27 January 2020.  We plan to interview the week beginning 3 February 2020, but may hold interviews as and when applications are received. With this in mind, you are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

The John Henry Newman School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers, the DBS and a ‘prohibition from teaching’ check.

The John Henry Newman Catholic School, Hitchin Road, Stevenage Hertfordshire.  SG1 4AE



More about The John Henry Newman Catholic School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Hitchin Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 4AE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1438 314643
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The John Henry Newman Catholic School is a mixed, comprehensive, Roman Catholic secondary school with sixth form situated in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. It gained academy status in March 2012 and is supported by The Diocese of Westminster Academy Trust...