Head of Religious Studies/Philosophy and Belief, Leicester

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Leicester High School for GirlsLeicester

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Start date: 04/01/2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: LHS Main Scale (competitive)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


A well-qualified, dedicated and inspiring teacher is required from January 2020 to lead our successful and forward-looking department, teaching up to Year 13, in our School that has been judged to be "excellent" in every way. 

Founded in 1906, Leicester High School provides education in our Junior Department of approximately 115 girls aged 3 - 9 years and our Senior School of approximately 250 girls aged 10 - 18 years. This post is based in the Senior School. 

Our small size means everyone is someone at LHS and we pride ourselves on our family feel and excellent academic education. We specialise in bringing out the very best in girls aged 3 to 18 and our School philosophy of Education, Confidence and Opportunity is key to all we do, from our Early Years to our outstanding Sixth Form. 

All LHS staff contribute towards the goal of providing a supportive, challenging and fun environment which enables our girls to achieve their potential. 

As a leading independent girls’ school, we pride ourselves on offering a supportive, enriching and creative environment for our students. We are now looking for a Head of Religious Studies/Philosophy and Belief to join our talented team in January 2020 or sooner. 

We seek a well-qualified, enthusiastic, inspirational and highly motivated teacher who is able to lead, develop and support pupils in their teaching of Religious Studies/Philosophy and Belief. The subject is offered at both GCSE and A Level and our examination results are excellent. 

Your passion for your subject will be clear to the students and you will have an ability to build, develop and maintain strong and positive relationships with students, parents and colleagues alike. 

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a busy and thriving School. Here, everyone is encouraged to become fully involved with School life. We offer a dynamic working environment, with talented and hard-working students. 

Benefits include:

• Subsidised lunches

• Healthcare cash plan

• Staff discount on School fees

• Structured CPD programme

• Free car parking on site

• Discounts from local businesses through our Shop Local Card

If you would like to join our wonderful School, please submit an online application and attach a covering letter to the Headmaster via Ms Sabina Davies, PA to the Headmaster, sabina.davies@leicesterhigh.co.uk.  Closing date for applications is Wednesday 18 September, at 4.00 pm.  

Previous applicants need not apply.  

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and any offer of  employment is ssubject to an Enhanced Disclosure Check (DBS).  

More about Leicester High School for Girls
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: 454 London Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 2PP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 116 270 5338
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