Head of RE needed for September 2024

Hillingdon, London
Date Posted: 26 Apr 2024
  1. Religious Studies
£50000 - £75000 per annum
  1. Permanent

Head of RE needed for September 2024

Hillingdon, London

Head of RE

Are you a Head of RE seeking a new opportunity from September 2024? If so, Tradewind Recruitment want to hear from you today regarding a vacancy at a client school in Hillingdon, West London.

What Tradewind are recruiting for in short;

  • Full-time Head of RE.
  • Based in Hillingdon-but with good accessibility from across London due to the excellent transport links.
  • Offered on an immediate permanent, school-based contract.
  • Joining an Ofsted rated 'outstanding' School and leading a very high-achieving RE department.
  • Applications are warmly welcomed from staff of Head of RE experience or experienced RE Teachers seeking additional responsibility in their next role.
  • A department made up of a mix of experienced and newly qualified teachers alike.

A bit about the school;

This school has worked with Tradewind Recruitment for the past 10 years and we have provided staff to almost every department in the school and can vouch for the excellent teaching environment you will be joining. It is an OFSTED graded 'good' School and it really is a 'good' place to work in every sense of the word; behaviour, leadership, teaching and learning. We have also recruited for this specific department a number of times over the years and, again, have placed a number of permanent staff at the school; feedback is strong on all fronts.

The school is located in the borough of Hillingdon, however, has great accessibility from other areas of London. Onsite parking is available for all staff and it is a short distance from a number of underground stations by bus. The current cohort of staff travel from across the capital and easily commute to the school; therefore please still submit an application even if Hillingdon is not a borough you have previously considered.

A bit about the role;

As discussed, the post is for the Head of RE at this fantastic school. The department, made up of 8 full-time RE Teachers, is brilliant. Feedback from RE Teachers that Tradewind have provided to the school over the 15 years we have worked with them, has been excellent.

The right candidate will;

  • Have proven success leading an RE department, or will have solid experience working either as an RE Teacher or 2nd in Department and looking to take on additional responsibility.
  • Have QTS or equivalent.
  • Have a UK right-to-work.
  • Show a commitment to high standards.
  • Have a keen interest in teaching and learning styles.
  • Be able to demonstrate enthusiasm to match your subject knowledge.

We are looking for:

  • This OFSTED 'good' secondary co-educational school in Hillingdon are looking for an RE HOD to join them from September 2024.
  • A committed practitioner, who will want to attain the highest standards in teaching and learning throughout their role.
  • the school want to meet an RE Teacher who potentially would like to take on some leadership responsibility in future-they are renowned for internal promotions.
  • Immediate interviews.

To join us and be successful in this Head of RE role you will need to:

  • Hold QTS status or equivalent teaching qualification.
  • This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks.
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained.
  • You must have the legal right to work in the UK.

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

  • We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
  • We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
  • Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
  • Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
  • Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
  • Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
  • Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

Does this sound like the role for you? To be considered for this Head of RE Teacher roles across London please contact Tradewind Recruitment today.

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