Head of Religious Studies, Dudley

Closing date:

The Summerhill SchoolDudley

Date posted:
Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: National Teacher Pay Scale + TLR 2A
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


National Teacher Pay Scale + TLR 2A (currently £2,667 per annum)

Starting September 2019 

We are looking to appoint an outstanding Head of RS who will maintain the high standards and rapid developments within Religious Studies at Summerhill School.

This post is suitable either for an experienced Head of RS, wanting to move to work with our wonderful children, or for a teacher starting out on their leadership journey, whereby you will receive high quality training and support to develop your potential.  

Do you have the drive, high standards and passion to ensure our students make a real difference to their outcomes and life chances?

Do you want to join something truly special?

Do you possess the following attributes?

• Ability to be an exceptional member of staff with clear capacity and the desire to improve

• Potential to progress in your career

• Possession of a wide range of skills to support our staff, students, parents and community towards excellence

• The skills, experience and ability to gain the confidence of students and staff

• Professional presence, capability and clarity with an excellent demonstration of the ability to motivate and empower

• Energy, drive and passion

You will be able to plan and deliver stimulating and challenging lessons whilst setting appropriate and challenging work for all abilities.  We are looking for someone who is committed to working with colleagues across the school who is committed and ambitious for their own professional development.

If you would like an informal conversation with Mr Cresswell prior to applying, or to arrange a visit, please contact Miss K Stone, PA to the Headteacher, by emailing kstone@summerhill.dudley.sch.uk  

You should complete an online application form through the WM Jobs website at www.wmjobs.co.uk. Online application forms only will be accepted for this vacancy.  If you have a disability and require assistance in applying, or if you have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the HR Resourcing Team on 01384 811300 (option 1) or via e-mail to HR Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk.  

The above post requires an enhanced disclosure in accordance with the Protection of Children Act 1999.

Closing date: Thursday 23rd May, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.  

All applications will be considered on receipt, and we reserve the right to close the process prior to the advertised date.  We anticipate that interviews will take place on Friday 24th May, 2019.

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More about The Summerhill School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Lodge Lane, Kingswinford, West Midlands, DY6 9XE, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1384 816165
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