Head of Religious Studies and Philosophy, Holbrook, Suffolk

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Royal Hospital SchoolHolbrook, Suffolk

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: RHS own pay scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


This is an excellent opportunity for a well-qualified, enthusiastic and inspirational teacher to take on the leadership of a successful Religious Studies and Philosophy Department from September 2018.

The Head of Religious Studies and Philosophy will provide the department with dynamic and creative leadership. They will be committed to developing pupils as inquisitive learners who have the ability to think critically, alongside cultivating an appreciation of the place of religion and religious thought in human civilization.

The successful candidate will be an excellent classroom practitioner with a proven record of high academic outcomes for pupils across Years 7 to 13. They will possess the leadership and communications skills necessary to support and motivate others. Successful applicants will have an understanding of the commitment required in a large boarding and day school.

RHS has its own salary scale, outstanding development opportunities and subsidised accommodation may be available. 

Please send a completed application form and covering letter (no more than one side of A4) to recruitment@royalhospitalschool.org

Closing date for applications: 0900 Monday 19 March

Interviews will be held: 22 March

Further details of this position can be downloaded by visiting www.royalhospitalschool.org/vacancies or by contacting the HR Manager on recruitment@royalhospitalschool.org or 01473 326200.

For more information about the Royal Hospital School, please visit www.royalhospitalschool.org

The Royal Hospital School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share our commitment. Employment is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Royal Hospital School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Holbrook, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 2RX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1473 326200
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Set in 200 acres of Suffolk countryside overlooking the Stour Estuary and within an hour of London, the Royal Hospital School is a leading, co-educational boarding and day school for ...