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Job details
Employer The Palmer Catholic Academy
Location Seven Kings, Ilford
Salary Main/Upper Pay Scale plus TLR1B
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January 2018

Head of Religious Education

Salary: Main/Upper Pay Scale plus TLR1B

Required for January 2018

Are you passionate about Religious Education? Do you want to work in an academy that is driven by the dreams, aspirations and ambitions of its students and the wider community? The Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational Head of Religious Education who can bring learning to life and inspire our students.

The Palmer Catholic Academy is a very successful over-subscribed 11 – 18 mixed, voluntary aided, comprehensive school in the London Borough of Redbridge. The RE Department is a thriving and well-resourced department that achieves very good exam results and contributes positively to the development of the Liturgical and wider life of the academy. All students study RE from years 7 to 11 and A Level Religious Philosophy and Ethics has been established for several years and enjoys a consistently high level of exam success.

Applications are invited from accomplished practitioners with significant experience in teaching up to KS4, and preferably KS5; who have a clear understanding and commitment to maintain the highest standards of teaching and learning; have an established track record of raising achievement and who possesses a strong desire to create an outstanding department that provides excellent teaching to children of all abilities. 

Full details of the post and application forms are available from the Academy’s website at The closing date for completed applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 20th October 2017.  Completed application forms should be emailed to the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs Bolton, at

Please note that we do not accept CVs or applications from agencies. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Interviews will take place on Monday 30th October 2017.

About the employer

The Palmer Catholic Academy is a place where the Catholic faith is fostered and developed in the context of respect for each individual's freedom and dignity.  Everyone is treated with respect, dignity and equality, regardless of sex, race or ab...

Information about The Palmer Catholic Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Roman Catholic
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Locations and contacts

Aldborough Road South
Seven Kings
United Kingdom
+44 20 85975119