Head of RPE

Closing Date: 2 January 2024 Telephone: 01962835761
Salary: competitive
Employment Term: Full Time

Head of Religion, Philosophy & Ethics (RPE)
Full time
Required from September 2024


We are seeking an inspirational teacher and effective leader to join St Swithun’s as head of religion, philosophy & ethics (RPE) from September 2024. The successful candidate will have experience teaching across the full secondary age range and be motivated to support students to develop their thinking beyond the curriculum. This role would suit an established head of department or an experienced teacher ready for a leadership role.

St Swithun’s is a popular and successful selective girls’ school committed to developing innovative teaching and learning and open communication with parents. We are a kind, understanding and supportive community in which every pupil feels able to try new challenges without fear of failure.

We are often seeking teaching staff keen to join our boarding community as a Resident Tutor. This role would come with rent-free two-bedroom accommodation and a significant timetable remission. If you would be interested in a residential boarding role, if available, please do indicate this on your application.

Closing date for applications: 09.00, Tuesday 2 January 2024. We reserve the right to close applications before the closing date.

Job Description

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Further details of the post and a link to an online application form are available on the school website’s vacancy page, by emailing the recruitment team via recruitment@stswithuns.com, or by calling 01962 835798 and speaking to a member of the HR team.

St Swithun’s is a registered charity providing education for boys and girls and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All staff are expected to share and support this commitment and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.