Subject Leader: RE

Job Roles:
Leader, Subject Leader - schools related roles, Teacher
Organisation Type:
Secondary Education
Secondary School/Academy
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Religious Education
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
MPS (Inner London) + £2,000 Harris Allowance + Benefits
12th Apr 2018
Start Date:
Harris Federation
Job Ref:

Subject Leader: RE

Our vision at Harris Academy Peckham is to ensure every child achieves excellence in all aspects of academy life. We have high aspirations, both in terms of academic standards and personal development, in order to prepare your child for the demands of the 21st century global workplace. We expect every child to excel, and will provide the necessary challenge and support to make this happen.

We are seeking to appoint a good or outstanding qualified teacher and team leader to join a committed team and lead our Religious Education Department.

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious professional to join our team of committed staff who share a common sense of purpose and high expectations of what students can achieve. We offer exceptional professional development opportunities, not only within the academy, but across the Federation.

We are looking for someone who:

Holds QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree.
Is a great teacher with very high expectations of what can be achieved and proven track record in raising pupil attainment.
Is passionate about their subject and has a good track record in teaching the subject.
Understands how children learn best and never gives up on them.
Understands what high standards look like and how to attain them.
Is flexible with a good sense of humour and an understanding of the ‘bigger picture’.
Can coach and mentor others with demonstrable impact.
Is an innovator who can take risks to make a project their own.
Has a vision for what outstanding learning & teaching should look like in the teaching of their subject.
Is excited about leading their subject across the school.
Has a passion for teaching and will be able to drive, support and motivate others in a creative curriculum.

Why work at Harris Academy Peckham?

As a member of the Harris Federation of schools we can offer:

Excellent professional development opportunities.
Staff benefits including free membership of a health scheme.
A friendly and supportive working environment.
Excellent ICT and learning resources
For a confidential discussion about this post with the Principal, more information or to arrange a visit, please contact the school on 0207 703 4417 or

Are you an Aspiring Middle Leader?

At Harris, we have a strong culture of school improvement, and professional development is at the heart of the Federation. We can offer you the opportunity to gain your NPQML, a qualification that provides a national recognition of your leadership development and professional achievement as a middle leader. This programme is for teachers aspiring to take up middle leadership positions, and led by some of the most talented principals in the country who are highly experienced in improving outcomes for pupils and students. Find out more

Harris academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. In line with our commitments to safeguarding, the Harris Federation uses preferred agencies and is unable to work with any agencies where Terms of Business have not been agreed by both parties prior to an engagement.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Harris Federation
Tel: 020 8253 7777
Contact: Recruitment

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