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Subject Leader in Religious Education Full Time

at Teem Recruitment Huddersfield in Huddersfield (Published at 10-06-2021)

My client is recruiting for a qualified and exceptional Religious Education practitioner to start from September 2021.

This is for a full-time and permanent position.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

All teaching and non-teaching staff attached to the RE faculty, the Leader of PHSCE and the Lay Chaplain


  • To teach Religious Education and other subjects as appropriate throughout to

students in KS3 and KS4.

  • To have pastoral oversight of a specific form group.
  • To be responsible for the coordination of a Key Stage/Subject within the Faculty if


  • To have oversight of PHSCE
  • To line manage the school?s Lay Chaplain

3. Faculty Leader
The Faculty Leader is responsible for making clear and effective decisions about planning,
implementing, and evaluating the curriculum; leading and managing teaching and non-teaching
staff; and organising Faculty resources. The Faculty Leader has overall responsibility for the
standard of the students? work and behaviour in the Faculty.
4. Development Planning
The Faculty Leader must demonstrate the ability to establish aims and direction for the Faculty
based on the College?s aims and policies, including the following:

  • To complete the Faculty Improvement Plan (FIP).
  • To construct Faculty Improving Pupil Progress Plans, taking into account the Whole College

Improving Pupil Progress Plan, self-evaluation, national and local developments.

  • To ensure the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Faculty Plans.
  • To prepare the Faculty for Ofsted inspections and any other audits/inspections/reviews.

5. Curriculum

  • To establish common standards of practice within the Faculty and develop the effectiveness

of teaching and learning.

  • To ensure that schemes of work in the Faculty are constructed which satisfy statutory

requirements and are compatible with aims, policies, and ethos.

  • To monitor and evaluate the schemes of work and modify them in the light of new attitudes

and approaches, changed examination syllabi or altered or national policies.

  • In liaison with the SENDCo, if necessary, to ensure that schemes of work are differentiated

to meet the needs of individual students.

  • To ensure the schemes of work show continuity and progression in:

o curriculum objectives and content
o the development of cross curriculum skills
o teaching and learning strategies
o assessment of and for learning.

  • To ensure the smooth transition between Key Stage 2 and 3, 3 and 4 in order to build on

skills, attitudes, knowledge and concepts developed in the primary schools and progressively

  • In consultation with the Assistant Principal ? Curriculum, to assist in the development of

cross-curricular themes and priorities e.g. literacy programmes and initiatives.

  • To promote teaching and learning strategies within the Faculty which stimulate student

interest and involvement in learning which meet the needs of individual learners, drawing
on/sharing good practice in other faculties.

  • To evaluate educational resources and acquire a range of those which:

o motivate and interest students,
o meet National Curriculum requirements,
o support the College policy statement on equal opportunities,
o are relevant to the needs of the students and society.
o assist in the development of a range of cross-curricular themes.

  • To contribute as necessary to the planning of the College timetable; to advise on the most

effective deployment of Faculty personnel.

  • To maintain constant awareness of the developments in the Faculty?s subjects and bring

these to the attention of the Principal.

  • To evaluate the suitability of courses offered by the different examination boards and choose

those with meet the needs and aspirations of the students.

  • To provide progression information about the course available Post 16 in local providers.
  • To ensure that ICT is integrated into schemes of work when appropriate, liaising with the

Network Manager over access to equipment.

  • To ensure the arrangements of educational visits which aim to support curriculum objectives.
  • To ensure that Faculty accommodation/environment promotes the curriculum values and

ethos of the Faculty.

  • To liaise with other Faculty Leaders and the Assistant Principal ? Curriculum over the whole

College curriculum planning and preparing the calendar.
6. Students
The Faculty Leader should demonstrate the ability to set in place and maintain strategies:

  • To establish and maintain high levels of expectations in students.
  • To ensure that the College guidelines on behaviour and completion of homework are

implemented in the Faculty including the consistent use of the Behaviour for Learning (BfL)
system by all staff.

  • To organise teaching groups into sets where appropriate.
  • To ensure that students are trained in the safe use of equipment.
  • To ensure that students and their parents are provided with information and guidance about

courses offered by the Faculty at KS4.

  • To ensure liaison with the Achievement Coordinators and pastoral support staff over

individual student needs.

  • To monitor attendance and punctuality of students in the Faculty.
  • To assist in the discipline and congratulation of individual students.

7. Leadership of the Faculty
The Faculty Leader should demonstrate the ability to lead, motivate and get the best out of

  • To engender a common sense of purpose, shared vision and sense of mission within the


  • To delegate appropriate responsibilities and duties to Heads of Subjects/Key Stage

Coordinators in the Faculty and to all other members in the Faculty team.

  • To formulate a Faculty/Department handbook in consultation with all Faculty members.
  • To act as a model of good practice within the Faculty.
  • To monitor the consistent use of the BfL and other support systems by all staff

If you are interested in and qualified for this position, please apply with an up to date version of your CV.

Teem Recruitment is acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference ID: GSD/SLRE

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Monday to Friday

Work remotely:

  • No

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