Subject Leader for Religious Education, Staffordshire

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Erasmus Darwin AcademyStaffordshire

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Start date: 01/09/2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,371 - £40,489(TLR2.5 - £4,653)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, effective and enthusiastic specialist in Religious Education to start in September 2020, at this highly successful, heavily over-subscribed school which is firmly established as one of the highest performing secondary schools in the region (and in the top 10% of schools nationally).  We gained ‘Good’ in our 2018 Ofsted inspection and as part of the Local Authority’s quality assurance strategy, we have gained Category 1 status, which is the highest category of school performance, for four years running.

Religious Education has an excellent reputation within the Academy and the successful candidate needs to have the necessary knowledge and skills to teach all aspect of Religious Education from Year 7 to GCSE.   A Level teaching is available for suitably qualified and experienced teachers.  Both attainment and progress in Religious Education is very strong at GCSE.  Many students choose to study Philosophy and Ethics in the Sixth Form. 

We invite applications from excellent classroom practitioners who can motivate, engage and inspire our students and work collaboratively with colleagues.  

In return, we offer an incredibly positive working environment, passionately believing that our human resources are our most important and valuable resources. Therefore, our staff wellbeing strategy is at the heart of our ongoing improvement work, meaning that middle and senior leaders are committed to ensuring that all staff are happy, cared for, listened to and professionally equipped to fulfil their role to the highest possible standard. Furthermore, opportunities for career progression regularly arise, with the Academy having an excellent record of training and developing our own teachers and leaders from within. 

Salary: Pay range between £24,371 - £40,489 per annum + TLR2.5 £4,653 according to the Academy Pay Policy.

CLOSING DATE: Monday 24th February 2020, 9.00 am

To apply for the post, please complete the application form and return to the Principal’s PA, Mrs Debbie Westwood, either by post or email

For further information regarding the Academy, please visit our website at

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to a ‘disclosure’ check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

More about Erasmus Darwin Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Pool Road, Burntwood, Staffordshire, WS7 3QW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1543 685828
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