Head of Religious Education, Tower Hamlets

Closing date:

Mulberry School for GirlsTower Hamlets

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS / UPS + TLR2B (£4,656)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

About our school:  Mulberry school for Girls is an outstanding, high achieving, over- subscribed and successful girls’ comprehensive school for pupils aged 11 to 18. It is a place where girls’ talents and abilities are nurtured in a safe creative space and where they can develop their ambitions and the power for self-determination. We aim to deliver “Confidence, Creativity, Leadership” and a Life-Long “love of learning”. We believe these things will enable our pupils to lead enriched, happy and fulfilled lives, making a contribution to their own community, to British society and to global well-being. 

The Role:  The successful applicant should be positive, dynamic and have a genuine engaging enthusiasm for the subject. You need to be able to drive excellence by valuing and developing others, you will be a qualified teacher with experience of both hands-on teaching and management in education. This means you will be fully up to date with curriculum developments. The ethos at Mulberry is a key strength of the school and we are seeking to recruit a passionate and creative professional. This post attracts a generous TLR allowance.

The Department:  As Head of RS you will join a vibrant, friendly and well-resourced team of teachers. We are looking for someone who is able to apply energy and enthusiasm to their work and department.  If you would like to join a team of high-performing practitioners who are committed to ongoing improvement, improving the life chances of young people and who enjoy working together, we want to hear from you.

Staff Wellbeing and Benefits 

We encourage a happy and healthy work environment and to achieve this we have some great benefits on offer for all our staff, here are some of the opportunities we have to offer;

• Employee assistant programme

• Free gym

• Paid sabbatical opportunities

• Dedicated time on Wednesday for marking for teaching staff who have a marking load

• 5 days additional annual leave for support staff continuous service

This is an exciting time to join the Mulberry Schools trust. The school is committed to opportunities for teachers' professional development and there is a willingness to fast track teachers with the potential to excel.

Full details of this post and the application form are available at http://www.mulberryschoolforgirls.org/ vacancies

Please complete the Mulberry School for Girls application form as CV’s will not be accepted. Your completed application should be sent to hr@mulberryschoolforgirls.org

Closing date: Monday 14th October 2019 at 12:00pm

Interview date: Thursday 17th October 2019

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS clearance. We are dedicated to equality and valuing diversity.

More about Mulberry School for Girls
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Richard Street, Commercial Road, London, E1 2JP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 207 790 6327
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A message from the Headteacher, Dr Vanessa Ogden

Mulberry School for Girls is a high achieving, over-subscribed and successful girls’ comprehensive school for pupils aged 11 to 18. It is a place where girls’ talents and abilities are nurtured in a sa...