Vacancy: Head of RE

Head of RE Department

Start date from September 2024

Salary: MPS or UPS (Fringe pay scale)
(£31,350 to £47,839) + TLR 2b £5348


We require an enthusiastic leader who believes in the value of RE in the curriculum. Our students are confident and eager to learn, and our staff team are focused on delivering excellent outcomes, which will make a difference to the life chances of young people.  RE is taught across Key Stages 3 & 4.

Come and visit our school and see what we can do for your career.

Winston offers you:-

  • Highly successful and supportive department
  • Opportunities to teach the Grammar and Enigma streams
  • Dedicated suite of rooms all equipped with interactive Smartboards
  • New facilities: a Library, Planetarium, Recording Studio, Performance Space
  • Excellent training and leadership development programmes
  • Range of benefits

Ofsted, in November 2023, said: ‘This is an inclusive school, with high expectations for pupils’ conduct and achievement.

Further information and an application form

Applications must be posted or emailed to Mrs Z. Johnson-Walker, the Headteacher 

Applicants should also include a statement of application outlining their suitability for the post in relation to the job description and person specification, with two sides of A4 as a maximum.

Closing date: Friday 24th May 2024

Interview date:            to be confirmed
(this school reserves the right to interview promptly should a suitable candidate apply)

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to demonstrably share this commitment. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. Shortlisted applicants will be required to supply details of any unspent convictions and conditional cautions and any spent convictions and adult cautions that are not protected (i.e. that are not filtered out) as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended).

If you are appointed you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

The Winston Churchill School Child Protection Policy can be found here