Lead Practitioner in Religious Studies

Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
Date Posted: 21 Nov 2023
  1. Religious Studies
£200 - £240 per day
  1. Long-term

Lead Practitioner in Religious Studies

Ellesmere Port, Cheshire

Lead Practitioner in Religious Studies

Tradewind Recruitment are working on behalf of a school to recruit for a Lead Practitioner in Religious Studies for a secondary school based in Ellesmere Port.

The role is a full academic year role at a modern academy school located in Ellesmere Port. It is a full-time position with normal school hours of 8:20am to 3:10pm. As a lead practitioner you will be responsible for supporting and mentoring a developed Humanities department and working closely with the head of department to ensure high standards of teaching and subject knowledge are maintained throughout the year.


  1. Curriculum Leadership: Design, implement, and review an engaging and challenging Religious Studies curriculum that aligns with national standards and the school's ethos.

  2. Teaching and Learning: Deliver high-quality, innovative lessons that cater to diverse learning styles, fostering a love for Religious Studies among students.

  3. Team Collaboration: Lead and support a team of passionate teachers, promoting a collaborative and supportive culture within the department.

  4. Professional Development: Identify and address the professional development needs of the Religious Studies team, ensuring continuous improvement in teaching standards.

  5. Student Engagement: Implement strategies to enhance student engagement and achievement, providing additional support and challenge where necessary.

  6. Assessment and Feedback: Develop effective assessment strategies, providing timely and constructive feedback to students to support their progress.

  7. Community Engagement: Foster positive relationships with parents, guardians, and the wider community to promote the importance of Religious Studies in education.

To be considered for this role, we will need -

  • Full Qualified Teaching Status in the UK with specialism in Religious Studies.
  • Previous senior leadership experience.
  • Proof of Right to Work, this could be your Passport or Birth Certificate.
  • A CV that covers 10 years of education or employment.
  • A fully enhanced DBS certificate or be willing to process one with us. (We will refund the cost of the DBS)

The benefits of registering with Tradewind -

  • 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 are interested in this Lead Practitioner in Religious Studies role in Ellesmere Port, the click 'Apply Now' or get in touch to discuss at Toby.Weston@twrecruitment.com or call 01244 360150.

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