Head of Religious Education, St Albans, AL1 5AR

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Samuel Ryder AcademySt Albans, AL1 5AR

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Start date: Required from September 2018 orJanuary 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 2b
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Samuel Ryder Academy is rapidly expanding, and seeks an enthusiastic and inspirational Head of Religious Education to teach across the age and ability range. This post offers the opportunity to lead the faculty as it expands and grows with new opportunities. 

OFSTED inspected the Academy in May 2016 and judged the school GOOD with OUTSTANDING features. Samuel Ryder offers the successful candidate an inspiring and rewarding role. 

The successful applicant will have a clear vision for the faculty and the strategic leadership skills to deliver significant improvements. You will be an outstanding practitioner who has the vision, energy and drive to further improve standards of achievement and ensure teaching is of the highest across all key stages.

The Academy has a clear vision and ethos which has led to significantly improving results and increased applications from parents for places. Our specialisms are English and New Technologies with innovative use of iPad technology across the school. There are excellent facilities for both staff and students.

The Academy is part of Scholars ‘Education Trust creating a formal link with Sir John Lawes School (OFSTED Outstanding). We offer an innovative induction programme and professional development programme both at Samuel Ryder Academy and across the Trust, recognising that our staff are the key to our success. 

If you are interested in joining us at this exciting time, further details and an application pack are available from HR@scholarseducationtrust.co.uk at or on 01727 859382. 

Please note; your application should be accompanied by a covering letter to Matt Gauthier Headteacher on your experience to date.

Closing date: Thursday, 21st June 2018.

Interview date: TBC

We reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.  

Scholars’ Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer. The 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 and the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

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More about Samuel Ryder Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: Drakes Drive, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 5AR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1727 859382
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The Samuel Ryder Academy is a school at the heart of its community, providing an outstanding educational experience for all its students.

Our ethos is one of challenge, fulfilling potential and both creating and taking full advantage of a wide variety...