Head of Religious Education

Step Teachers

Position: Head of Religious Education

Location: Enfield

Salary: Paid to Scale

Start Date: September 2024

Contract Type: Full-time (Temporary to permanent)

Are you passionate about inspiring young minds and shaping the future of religious education? Do you have a vision for fostering spiritual growth, ethical understanding, and cultural awareness? If so, Step Teachers are working with a school that have an exciting opportunity for you to lead their Religious Education department as the Head of Religious Education.

Head of Religious Education – Role:

  • Lead and manage the Religious Education department, ensuring the highest standards of teaching and learning.
  • Develop and implement an innovative and inclusive RE curriculum that reflects the diverse religious traditions and secular perspectives.
  • Foster a positive and stimulating learning environment that encourages student engagement and curiosity.
  • Mentor and support RE teachers, providing professional development opportunities to enhance their teaching practices.
  • Collaborate with colleagues across the school to integrate religious and ethical perspectives into the broader curriculum.
  • Engage with parents, guardians, and the wider community to promote understanding and support for the RE program.

Head of Religious Education – Requirements:

  • QTS or equivalent certification.
  • Holds a degree in Religious Education, Theology, or a related field.
  • Has a strong track record of successful teaching experience, preferably in a leadership role.
  • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of world religions, religious philosophies, and ethical frameworks.
  • Exhibits outstanding leadership, communication, and organisational skills.
  • Is committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion within the RE curriculum and the school community.
  • Possesses a passion for education and a deep commitment to the personal and spiritual development of students.

Why Step Teachers?

With a rich history spanning over two decades, our teacher recruitment agency proudly serves North London, East London, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Oxfordshire, Cornwall, and Devon. We foster exclusive relationships with schools and academies in these regions. Our dedicated team, stationed in branches across Barnet, Enfield, Havering, Norwich, Cambridge, Abingdon, and Plymouth, is committed to supporting and nurturing teachers. Explore rewarding opportunities with our trusted education recruitment services.

Step Teachers are an agency listed as an approved supplier on the Crown Commercial Service and is proud to be REC audited. This ensures we are carrying out comprehensive checks in line with the REC Code of Professional Practice and are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Upon registration, candidates will be subject to a variety of checks including an enhanced DBS check, full references including your most recent employer, and verification of eligibility to work in the UK.

Weekly pay is processed through PAYE. We offer high street, travel, gym membership and many other exclusive discounts, along with physical and emotional well-being services as standard with our pay portal.

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