Subject Leader of Religious Education, Wigan

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Dean Trust WiganWigan

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 2B
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes




Dean Trust Wigan is part of The Dean Trust, which has a number of very high performing schools and a proven track record of sustained improvement.  The Dean Trust’s core values include traditional academic education, excellent discipline and respect, resulting in improved attainment and progress. “Believe, Achieve, Succeed” has been embraced by all of the schools in The Dean Trust.  

The Governing Body is now seeking to appoint an outstanding religious studies teacher to be an inspirational Subject Leader who will contribute significantly to raising standards in the school, developing the curriculum and enhancing the quality of teaching and learning. Improving progress and raising attainment in religious studies at all levels are key challenges for the school.

Applications are invited from successful teachers of religious studies who can demonstrate the ability to:

• enable pupils to achieve the highest possible standards

• work motivationally within a team of staff

• raise attainment in religious studies at all levels

• inspire students to love the subject through outstanding teaching

• work effectively with staff, parents and the community

The successful candidate will be required to have experience of teaching KS3 and KS4 and have an understanding of new curriculum developments for teaching religious studies.

This post offers an excellent opportunity for a candidate with a vision to inspire students in a 21st century learning environment.

We are highly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils and we expect all our staff to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS vetting procedures are required for all posts.

Information packs and application forms are available from Mr P Bousfield, Head Teacher or by visiting job vacancies. Please contact Susanne Szczyrba, PA to the Headteacher at if you wish to arrange a tour of the school.

Closing Date; 12pm Noon 20th March 2019

Interviews to be held: Week beginning 25th March 2019

Dean Trust Wigan







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More about Dean Trust Wigan
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Greenhey, Orrell, Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN5 0DQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1942 511987