Head of Religious Education

Tonbridge and Malling, Kent
Date Posted: 08 May 2024
  1. Head of Department
£153.84 - £211.96 per day + TLR - up to £3,214
  1. Permanent

Head of Religious Education

Tonbridge and Malling, Kent

Tradewind is recruiting!

Are you a Religious Education specialist ready to take the helm as the Head of Department in a vibrant mixed Comprehensive school near Malling? Look no further! We are seeking a passionate Head of Religious Education to lead the department from September 2024 onwards.

As the Head of Religious Education, you will have the opportunity to lead and teach in a supportive environment that fosters growth and achievement. The role commences in September 2024 on a full-time basis and will be on the MPS/UPS pay structure + TLR up to £3,214.

The Role:

Position: Head of Religious Education

Location: Comprehensive school near Malling

Start Date: September 2024

Contract: Full-time, MPS/UPS pay structure + TLR of up to £3,214

Join a community dedicated to excellence! The school, part of a Multi Academy Trust renowned for its commitment to school improvement, offers a friendly, supportive, and disciplined learning environment. Here, both teachers and students thrive, empowered by a culture of collaboration and continuous development.

As the Head of Religious Education, you'll undertake responsibility of the dynamic Religious Education department, ensuring continued development of your team, strong attainment amongst pupils, and accountability for the performance of the team in addition to full teaching responsibilities. Your dynamism, creativity and dedication will play a major contribution to the academic success and personal growth of every member of staff and student within the Religious Education department.


It is essential that applicants hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or an alternative, equivalent qualification. Whilst prior Leadership experience is preferred, we welcome applications from experienced Religious Education teachers looking for their first foray into School Management.

The benefits of joining Tradewind Recruitment;

  • Your income matters; we will always seek to get you the highest rate of pay and will provide you with the best possible advice

  • Your development matters; we offer our people free access to over 2,500 CPD courses, webinars and resources via the incredible National College

  • Your flexibility matters; we tailor the working week to you - daily supply, long-term contracts and permanent positions available local to you

  • Your wellbeing matters; we put people at the heart of everything we do and are proudly a Sunday Times Top 100 employer for 4 years running

  • We pride ourselves on our exceptional service to our candidates and are proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer

If you're ready to make a lasting impact and lead by example, seize this opportunity and apply today to become part of our dynamic team and embark on a fulfilling journey in education!

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