East Midlands Education Trust

Head of Ethics & Philosophy and Religious Studies

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The Joseph Whitaker School


£25,714 - £41,604

Hours per Week

Full time



Closing Date



Head of Ethics & Philosophy and Religious Studies

MPS/UPS plus TLR 2B (£4,784)

Required from September 2021 or January 2022

The Joseph Whitaker School is a popular, oversubscribed school of 1300 students with attainment levels above the national average at both GCSE and post 16. At our last inspection in March 2019, the school was judged as being “good”.

The Governors are seeking to appoint a well-qualified Head of Ethics & Philosophy and Religious Studies with initiative, drive and determination. We have extremely high expectations of our students and staff and offer excellent training and professional development opportunities. This is a fantastic opportunity to further improve a good department with excellent facilities in a fantastic working environment.

A job description and person specification can be downloaded below. For an application form, please click 'Apply Online' above. Applications must be made on an East Midlands Education Trust application form. We do not accept applications through recruitment agencies. CVs will not be accepted.

Please send completed application forms to recruitment@emet.uk.com

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

Candidates are more than welcome to visit the school at any time and/or please view our school website josephwhitaker.org.

The closing date for applications is midday on Thursday 24th June 2021